Tiny Tech

Tiny Tech
An ISTE 2018 EdTech ​Conference​ day for those who teach young learners
Saturday, June 23, 2018

Join the Technology in Early Childhood (TEC) Center at Erikson Institute, ISTE Early Learning Network, Illinois Computing Educators (ICE) and the Illinois Learning Technology Centers on Saturday, June 23, 2018 for Tiny Tech: Young Learners Conference; a day of play and learning with technology tools, including robotics, tangible technology and apps.

Spend the day exploring early computational thinking and coding with the latest screen-free and screen-based tech tools and designing developmentally appropriate plans for introducing these critical skills. Play, explore and evaluate the TEC Center collection of over 40 robotics and early coding tools for ages 3-8 years of age and a wide variety apps on iPads. BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) including tablets, laptops and smartphones and share your favorite apps and best practices. 

The ISTE Early Learning PLN and the Erikson Institute’s TEC Center will be leading the workshops. Stay to network and learn more about the ISTE PLN at the end of the day! Breakfast and Lunch will be included.

Erikson Institute
451 N. LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60654

Public Transit & Parking Info


Marina Umaschi Bers, PhDThe inventor of Kibo, one of the first early childhood robotics tools, and co-developer of Scratch Jr, Marina Umaschi Bers, PhD is a professor at the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development and the Computer Science Department at Tufts University will kick-off the day sharing the latest research on early childhood computational thinking and coding.

More on Dr. Bers.

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