Learning & Events

Focused Education offers professional learning opportunities through our annual IT4K12 conference, webinars, presentations at regional conferences, and video. 

 

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Learning Opportunities

Our Professional Learning Team (PLT) is committed to facilitating digital transformation, offering sessions for educators on district professional development days, and 'on demand' when availability permits.

We support the integration of learning technologies into instruction, with a focus on the Digital Classroom core resources. We also provide sessions on IDÉLLO for French Immersion K-7; and Live it Earth for English and French K-7.

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Request a Pro-D Session

Make the best use of the resources your district and school have licensed. 

Consider a session on these resources to highlight content and share strategies for curriculum integration.

  • NFB Campus and NFB Media School
  • Twig Gr.6-9 - now included in the collection and accessible by students and teachers
  • IDÉLLO for French Immersion K-8 

Contact us to arrange topics and times, including options for members in MST time zones.

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3-Minute Video Overviews

Have 3 minutes? View these short introductions to Digital Classroom resources.

Not able to join us in real-time? See recent presentations on our Archived Presentations page, or on our Vimeo page.


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Events

Join Focused Education for events designed to inspire and inform educators, IT professionals, and industry stakeholders alike.

IT4K12 Conference 2023

Thank you to everyone who attended IT4K12 Conference 2023. We hope you gained valuable insights from the event. 

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Webinar

Grades 6-8 Online Lessons for a Cyber-Safe Summer

 Thursday, June 13, 2024 | 3:30 - 4:15 pm PT 

Attend this webinar and discover this free, quality resource. It is a great way for educators to introduce or reinforce cyber-security awareness as students head into the summer break.

Fortinet has released the first lessons in its Security Awareness Curriculum for students in Grades 6-8 in English and French.

 

More About Fortinet's Resource 

Developed by teachers, for teachers, the resource is based on Fortinet’s Cyber Seven Strands and includes:

  • Ready-to-teach lesson plans with teacher guides
  • Background information and teaching points; and 
  • Multimedia assets and lesson resources.

Member Access

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  • Member Directory
  • Evaluated Resources
  • PIA Templates & Resources
  • Procurement Agreements