Portfolio Website for Ramona Towner

Presentations

2018 Illinois Computing Educators (ICE) Conference - Schaumburg, IL

February 27

Student Created Blockbusters Using Touchcast

 

2017 Apple Distinguished Schools Showcase - Chicago, IL

November 3

Leadership Showcase - Freedom Middle School

  

2017 Illinois Computing Educators (ICE) Conference - St. Charles, IL

March 2 

Apple Playground - Creating a Common Instructional Language Using SAMR

Snapshot - Flexible Seating: It's Not Just About Getting Rid of Desks

 

2016 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) – Denver, CO

June 28

Ed Tech Coaches Playground - Coaching Reluctant Adopters

June 29

Listen and Learn Panel - Augmented Reality: Engaging the Minecraft Generation (Simulcast to the entire convention center)

 

2016 iPadpalooza - Austin, TX

June 22

Tech Coach Therapy

June 23

Student Created Blockbusters Using Touchcast

 

2016 iPadpaloozaIN - Noblesville, IN

June 13

Tech Coach Therapy

Touchcast: Students Demonstrate Their Thinking and Understanding

 

2016 iEngage-Berwyn - Berwyn, IL

April 30

iPad 101: What's Your One Screen?

 

2016 Illinois Computing Educators (ICE) Conference - St. Charles, IL

February 23

iPad 101: What's Your One Screen? (6 hr hands on training)

February 27

Effective Coaching in a 1:1 Program (1 hour panel discussion)

 

2015 Training for Berwyn South District 100 Staff - Berwyn, IL

Fall 2015

SAMR Training

 

2015 Transliteracy Conference - Crystal Lake, IL

August 5

Incorporating Tech Into the Reading/Writing Workshop

 

2015 iPadpalooza IN - Noblesville, IN

July 16 - 17

Bringing PLCs to Life With Google +

Incorporating Tech Into the Reading/Writing Workshop

 

2015 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) - Philadelphia, PA

June 29

Birds of a Feather - Tech Coach Therapy

 

2015 iEngage-Berwyn - Berwyn, IL

May 9

Bringing PLCs To Life With Google +

 

2015 Illinois Computing Educators (ICE) - St. Charles, IL

February 27

Bringing PLCs to Life With Google +

 

2015 Berwyn Park District - Berwyn, IL

February

July

SMART Board Training for Preschool Staff

 

2015 Waukegan Google 'n More - Waukegan, IL

January 24

Incorporating Tech Into the Reading/Writing Workshop

 

2014 iPad Summit - Boston

November 13

Bringing PLCs to Life With Google +

 

2014 Ed Tech Teacher Leading Futures Summit - Chicago

July 28

Teacher Productivity - Using Google Scripts – Flubaroo

Videos
ETT Summit Showcase 2014 - Start at 2:26
Certifications
  • Elementary K-8
    Illinois
Education
  • National Lewis University
    Degree: Master of Education Curriculum and Instruction
  • Illinois State University
    Degree: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
Accomplishments/Awards
  • Google Certified Educator Level 1 (Jan 2017)

    This certification proves my proficiency for using Google tools in the classroom.

  • Apple Teacher (Oct 2016)

    Apple Teacher is a free professional learning program designed to support and celebrate educators in using Apple products for teaching and learning.

Interests
  • Education
  • Photo & Video
  • Technology