2018 TCEA Convention & Exposition

February 6, 2018 3:00 PM - February 8, 2018 5:00 PM EST

Austin, TX



Promethean is attending the 2018 TCEA Convention & Exposition February 5-9, 2018 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, TX. Visit Promethean at exhibit hall booth 735 to learn about Promethean’s latest interactive flat panel solutions portfolio. Interested in learning how to integrate Promethean solutions into your classroom? Attend one of Promethean’s TCEA sessions or participate in Promethean's Escape Room.

PROMETHEAN ESCAPE ROOM:

Come experience the excitement of an escape room, Promethean style! This 3D puzzle adventure is for anyone who is an existing Promethean customer or those who are interested in creating a truly immersive classroom experience with Promethean. For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2mEfuuT. Please note that time slots are limited.

TCEA Speaker Sessions:

Go With the Flow to VR and Gamify Your Classroom
Presented by Andrea Tolley
Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Time: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Ballroom G: Poster Pavilion 1
Details: What does it take to get the students' attention in the classroom? I will share a plethora of ways to use ClassFlow resources to engage students in your lessons. You'll walk away with many ideas on ways to use VR to enhance your student's learning and ways to gamify your class with ClassFlow. 

Flipping Your Classroom with Badging
Presented by Julie Porter
Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018
Time: 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Ballroom G: Poster Pavilion 8
Details: Learn how to create and award badges for your students, and then take it beyond simply rewarding good behavior! Develop a system of skill sets that can be attained within your subject area, as well as badges to be awarded to students as skills are demonstrated.

Engaging the Math Classroom with Angry Birds
Presented by Lu Anne Bumgardner
Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Room 12A
Description: Math is a universal language and has not changed much in the past hundred years, however, the way kids learn and are engaged has changed drastically over the years. As a result, educators must be innovative in the ways they teach age-old concepts to a new kind of learner. Learn how to capitalize on technology in the math classroom using the free resources of ClassFlow and the Desmos Calculator that will help challenge your students to think outside of the box, apply problem-solving skills, and use technology responsibly. Bring a computer to participate and get ready to change the way your students see math!

Promethean Booth Sessions:

Innovative Ways to Connect Your Students
Presented by Matt Barfield
Dates/Times: Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., Wednesday Feb. 6 at 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., and Thursday, Feb. 8 at 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Promethean Booth #735
Details: Want to experience coding with Dot, Sphero and the Promethean ActivPanel? Join us to see how connecting Bluetooth with the Promethean solution provides teachers exciting ways to engage students. Discover how easily teachers can implement coding and other STEM activities into their classrooms with Promethean. 

Let’s Be Engineers
Presented by Jenet Love
Dates/Times: Tuesday, Feb. 6 4:00 – 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 7 9:00 – 10:00 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 8 at 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.,
Location: Promethean Booth #735
Details: Join us as we step into an engineer's shoes! Experience a hands-on STEM lesson within the Promethean environment using ClassFlow and the ActivConnect G. Teachers will experience the ease of creating an interactive ClassFlow lesson that opens a world of STEM opportunities delivered in one Promethean ecosystem. 

Solve the Mystery with AR, VR, and More!
Presented by Lindsay Lemley
Dates/Times: Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 5:00 – 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 8 at 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Promethean Booth #735
Details: Is the Loch Ness Monster real or a myth? Join us as detectives as we investigate and explore with AR, VR, ClassFlow, and app-based instruction. Teachers will explore collaborative learning environments with Promethean’s solutions.  

Use ClassFlow to Teach the Physics and Psychology Behind Music
Presented by Julie Porter
Dates/Times: Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 – 5:00 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 8 at 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Promethean Booth #735
Details: Use embedded videos, sound files, and graphics that can be shared with students for an interactive exploration of why we hear what we do, and what’s behind the chord that plays when you boot up your Mac.  

Enter the World of Immersive Learning
Presented by Amanda Davis
Dates/Times: Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 8 at 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Promethean Booth #735
Details: Enter the world of 3D learning! See how Promethean’s solutions encourage interactive learning by creating an environment that is motivating and engaging to students. Moving beyond the two-dimensional world of textbooks and worksheets, today’s students want to dive-in and experience lessons. They want to create, collaborate, and connect environments. Through Promethean’s passion for designs that enhance learning, we create the immersive environments, communities, and tools that empower teachers and motivate students to learn. 

Explore the World of Immersive Learning with VR & More
Presented by Angela Ardoin
Date/Time: Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. and Thursday, Feb. 8 at 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Promethean Booth #735
Details: Virtual reality, 3D models, polling, and presentation tools all come together to create connections between content and the real world. Combine these tools with experiential learning and you have an experience that will immerse you in engagement while taking you on a personalized learning journey.

Exhibit Hall Hours:

  • Tuesday, February 6 from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 7 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 8 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

About TCEA:

The 2018 TCEA Convention & Exposition brings thousands of educators together with the knowledge and resources they need to transform the future of teaching and learning. TCEA’s 38th annual convention will showcase 1,000+ informative sessions and hands-on workshops for educators to learn best practices for integrating technology into their schools, classrooms, and libraries.

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