Sunday, October 23, 2022

Call for Presenters: TESIConnect

The Technology in Education Special Interest Council is planning an Educational Technology conference, TESIConnect, for our membership throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. The focus of the conference is Technology in Education with the goal of building educator capacity to foster student creation through digital technology. This conference will take place in two parts, in-person and virtual. 

We will connect our members in person on April 28-29th, 2023, at Emera Innovation Exchange Conference Centre, in St. John's. We will hold a keynote address and social during the evening of Friday, April 28th. Throughout the day on Saturday, April 29th, we will hold concurrent breakout sessions. In an effort to be more equitable and increase accessibility to professional learning opportunities, we will be offering a virtual opportunity on Saturday, May 6th.  

At this time, we are putting out a call for presenters to teachers, district/department personnel, community partners, etc. If you have a session idea that you would like to be considered for this conference, please complete the form below. Your application will be reviewed by our executive and communication will be made in December to let you know if your session has been chosen. If your session is chosen, your registration fees for the conference will be waived.

Submission Deadline: Thursday, November 24th

To pitch a session idea, fill out the following form:

Sunday, October 2, 2022

TESIC Twitter Chat

On Thursday, October 6, 2022 from 7:00 - 8:00 PM NST we will be having our first Twitter Chat of the year. The Twitter Chat will be available in English and French. We hope you can join us as we discuss Technology in Education and learn from each other. Do you have ideas for future Twitter Chat topics? Let us know!

What questions will we be answering?

  1. What is your favorite educational technology to use in the classroom and why?
  2. What's one educational technology learning goal you have this year?
  3. How do you share the great things happening in your classroom?
  4. What Ed Tech topics or PL would you be interested in exploring with TESIC this year?
  5. Give a shout-out to an account (or multiple) that helps you learn more about educational technology!

How do I participate in a Twitter chat?

  • Include #TesicNL in all answers or replies
  • Create a "quote tweet" to reply to each answer
  • Reference the number of the question you are answering i.e. A1:, A2:, A3:
  • Click on the hashtag #TesicNL to see and reply to other responses

PL Funding 2022-23

Ed Tech Professional Learning Funding

Throughout the year, we will be accepting applications for funding for out-of-province or virtual professional learning in Technology in Education and Integration.This funding is able to cover travel and registration, to a maximum of $500. It does not include meals, accommodations or substitute time. Applications will be reviewed monthly between September 15 and June 15, 2022.

➡️ Click here to apply for funding.

This application is also available to be completed in French.

TESIConnect Conference: In-Person Details

Our TESIConnect conference website is now live! Come learn with us at Emera Innovation Exchange (Signal Hill, St. John's) as we explore...