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Thank you to everyone who visited our booth at PETE&C in Hershey last week!

We were pleased to sponsor PETE&C again and we had a great time seeing familiar and new faces. If you gathered information from us about our courses, the new Wilson College partnership and master's program, becoming an instructor, or our software for schools and would like to follow up, please use our contact form and an Eduspire staff member will respond promptly. 
Staffing the booth at PETE&C!
From left: Sue Sheffer, Curriculum Coordinator; Jaime Thurber, Program Director; Tony Brubaker, President & COO; Kim Keffer, Implementation Coordinator (Eduspire Solutions)
Eduspire Executive Director, Nathan Hammond, receiving the PAECT Corporate Sponsor award (with Brandon Lutz and Scott Snyder)
Registration Deadlines Approaching Quickly for These Popular Courses!
Course dates: March 9 — April 1
Hurry! Register by February 27
9 Locations | Various instructors
Also available online March 13th
Online: March 9 — April 8
Hurry! Register by February 27
Instructor: Jason Suter
Lititz, PA: March 10 — March 25
Hurry! Register by February 28
Instructor: Fred Griffiths
Also available online March 14th

This effective and practical course is designed to help educators capitalize on all of the tools available within G Suite for Education in order to differentiate learning and facilitate a collaborative environment. This cohort runs from March 9th to April 1st in 9 convenient locations throughout PA, but registration closes this Monday, 2/27! This course is also available as part of the Wilson College Master of Educational Technology degree program.

This popular course explores the benefits and limitations of the Chromebook and facilitates the development of classroom management techniques designed for the 1:1 classroom. A Google Chromebook is included in the cost of the Wilson College course (with no additional fees!) Also available as part of the Wilson College Master of Educational Technology degree program.

This course is designed for educators seeking to make technology a primary focus of students' daily activities through versatile classroom tech integration. 
Participants will learn how to use technology to support content skills. Learning is customized for each teacher regardless of subject area, accessibility to devices, or even the kind of devices used in the classroom, including BYOD environments. Also available as part of the Wilson College Master of Educational Technology degree program.
Eduspire Instructor, 
Arlin Roth
Instructor Spotlight: Arlin Roth

Get to know us better: Eduspire's top-notch instructors combine experience, skill, insight, and a passion for education. This week's interview features Arlin Roth  —  click here  to read his instructor spotlight profile and learn his favorite ed-tech app and ice cream flavor!

Arlin teaches the Eduspire courses, Chromebooks in Education and Google Tools for Educators, both of which are available online.
Eduspire Solutions blog: Defining Personalized Learning
Inspired by Katrina Stevens' piece "Personalizing the Learning Experience: Insights from Future Ready Schools," Eduspire Solutions explores the multiple field definitions and tenets of personalized learning that have emerged, turning it into the hot topic that it is today. 
Eduspire Blog: Devices in the Classroom Don't Guarantee Better Learning Outcomes
Inspired by the EdTech Magazine piece titled "Why Pedagogy First, Tech Second Stance is Key to the Future," Eduspire's most recent blog post discusses the role of pedagogy in developing effective tech integration strategies. Author Eric Sheninger closes out his article with this quote: "With so much at stake the goal should be placing a powerful learning tool in the hands of our students — not a digital pacifier."
Eduspire is Looking for Guest Bloggers!
We want our blog to be a place you visit for interesting, relevant, current, and informative content. In order to help us better cater to our readers and audience of education professionals, we invite you to submit ideas for blog topics that you'd like to see the Eduspire team write about. 
Feel free to submit more than one idea with your response. Topics can range from the latest ed-tech news and developments, to new apps you've begun to use in your classroom, to common experiences faced by educators that you'd like to see your peers weigh in on. We may write about your suggested topic and highlight it in an upcoming newsletter, so keep an eye on your inbox — and our blog!
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