2020 MACUL Conference

Professional Learning

MACUL creates and promotes events that assist educators in the pedagogy and use of educational technology. Check back often for new opportunities.

SketchUp LogoSketchup Pro Education Grant License

Available Now

MACUL is the regional representative for the Sketch Up Pro License Grant. The SketchUp Pro Statewide License Grant Program provides access to SketchUp Pro, at no cost, to qualifying K-12 public schools. Visit the SketchUp Pro website for more information.

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GL Epsports SummitGreat Lakes Esports Summit


MACUL is excited to join forces with many of our partners in PK-20 education to offer the first ever Great Lakes esports Summit. This Summit will take place on March 14, 2020 in Grand Rapids, Michigan on the heels of the 45th Annual MACUL Conference

We are looking forward to bringing together an audience committed to the positive growth of esports and its role as an authentic pathway for student learning while featuring the myriad of connections between esports and student engagement, collaboration, strategy, design thinking, competition, innovation and student outcomes.

Find all the details here.

Digital CitizenshipDigital Citizenship in Action by Dr. Kristen Mattson Virtual Book Study

January 6th – 31st, 2020

Digital Citizenship in Action approaches digital citizenship from n novel direction. It is not simply a list of “do nots”. Instead the focus is on what it means to be a responsible member of a community and how this might look different in a digital context. We will work through this book together and will have weekly discussions via Flipgrid. Register below by December 20, 2020. The first 25 wil receive a free book. Find all the details here.

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Bird Brain LogoTeaching Literacy Through Creative Robotics

February 12, 2020
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Robots in English class? Of course! See how educators across the country are fusing literacy and computational thinking with the Hummingbird Robotics Kit and Finch Robot in projects like Robot Shakespeare and Finch Tales.
What you will get from this webinar: Practical implementation strategies for any classroom with a focus on K-12 literacy. Find all the details and register here.

2020 MACUL Conference

“Inspiring Innovative Practices”
March 11-13, 2020
Grand Rapids, MI

The MACUL conference gives attendees an opportunity to explore new tools, discover the latest trends, gain valuable resources and network with like-minded educators.

FUTURE Conference dates:
2021: March 17-19, Detroit, MI
2022: March 16-18, Grand Rapids, MI
2023: March 15-17, Detroit, MI

Register for the 2019 ISTE Conference, Philadelphia, PASAVE THE DATE-ISTE

June 28 – July 1, 2020

Anaheim Convention Center
800 W Katella Ave,
Anaheim, CA 92802

Save the date for ISTE20 The ISTE Conference & Expo is where educators from around the world gather to share and discover leading-edge teaching practices to inspire learners. Speaker Proposals Open August 29

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