March 2016 Inspiring Sessions for MACUL Conference 2016 Nine inspirational sessions will be held during the 2016 MACUL Conference. These sessions ar

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March 2016


Inspiring Sessions for MACUL Conference 2016

Nine inspirational sessions will be held during the 2016 MACUL Conference. These sessions are made available through the REMC Association/MACUL partnership formed several years ago to serve more educators throughout Michigan.

Classroom teachers and administrators who have implemented tools and learning gained through the REMC Association statewide projects lead our sessions at the MACUL “Engage Learning” conference. (

We invite you to come and learn through these sessions from experienced Michigan educators:
Amazing Multimedia Digital Stories
Exploring Online Games & Sims for Core Content
Collaborative Projects in the Elementary Classroom
Game Design in the classroom, It’s easy as pie
Classrooms Infused with Blended Tech Things
Tech Friendly & Tech Fun -- Standards, Assessments, & Projects for Middle School Success
Programming In The Content Areas: Anybody Can TEACH It!
Progressing 365 Degrees in the Classroom
Transform Meetings & Professional Learning from Sit ‘n’ Git, to Connection and Engagement!
We look forward to seeing you there and sharing new strategies, tools, ideas and resources with you.

Sessions are Thursday and Friday in River Overlook B and D at the DeVos Place.


Spring Virtual Conference

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Discovery Educator Network (DEN) Community Spring Virtual Conference will be Saturday, April 16 from 9AM to 4PM. This day-long free professional development opportunity includes a wide variety of guest speakers and topics and includes attendees from around the world. More details can be found at:Spring VirtCon 2016


PowerSchool - PowerTeacher Pro

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To see a preview of the new non Java based gradebook click on the following link: PowerTeacher section on PowerSource


21 Things 4 Students highlighted in statewide magazine

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The REMC Association of Michigan's 21 Things 4 Students project was recently highlighted in InspirED Michigan, a statewide e-magazine focused on sharing stories of the positive things happening in Michigan's public schools. The article, 21 Things 4 Students program transforms tech-based curriculum, was featured in the February issue focused on technology in the classroom and showcased teacher Katie Grunow and her group of Malow Junior High students within Utica Community Schools. You can read the full article here and can subscribe to InspirED Michigan here.


Meet Your REMC1 Staff

Derek - Low Rez

Derek attended Michigan Tech to study Computer Engineering then Computer Network System Administration. After a 2 year internship at the Help Desk he transferred to his current position in Gogebic County. In his spare time he enjoys fishing, hunting, gardening, and amateur radio communication.


Upcoming Events

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SAVE Bid Project - MACUL Conference
March 10 & 11, 2016, Grand Rapids

Stop by the REMC SAVE booth #300 or look in your registration bag for the game card and play “Be a REMC Superhero” on the MACUL exhibit floor. There will be participation prizes and some really cool grand prizes. Follow us on Twitter @remcsave!


Teacher's Corner

Top 10 Technology Tips for Teachers

According to Teaching Community technology can help eliminate first year growing pains. Click on the link: Teaching Community for the article, there are many great resources provided.

Connection Corner

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Holiday Closures - The REMC1 office will be closed on Friday, March 25th and Monday, March 28th.__

Please continue to use the helpdesk to report any issues: REMC1 SupportNet,, 487-7624

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