The Canadian International School, Bangalore hosted the second edition Technology Conference (TechConX) at the school campus on the weekend.
TechConX 2017 witnessed workshops lead by Google Innovators, Apple Distinguished Educators, and other technology leaders.
130 participants enrolled at TechConX 2017 with eminent speakers from Google and Apple like Ben Friesen, Melanie Kells, Shefali Jhaveri, and Shaun Kirkwood giving an insight on the technology aided workshop.
The event emphasized on 4C's -Creativity and Innovation, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, Communication and Collaboration apart from classroom visits, and keynotes this year.
The conference had the EdTech Team holding workshops on G- Suite for Education.
The emphasis was on training teachers from all over India, to blend technology and education to elevate the standard of education.
Speaking on the occasion, Executive Director Shweta Sastri mentioned, "CIS has been a pioneer in technology, being the first school in Bangalore to adopt a one-to-one iPad integrated teaching and learning program, and TechConX is a great medium to further broaden the horizons of learning and innovation skills".
Founded in 1996, the Canadian International School (CIS) offers international curriculum and a superior learning experience.
The school offers education from pre-kindergarten to Grade 12 and is a culturally-rich mosaic with a mission of providing world class international education.
Amidst the many firsts, CIS is the first IB Diploma School in Bangalore. The school recently celebrated its 20th Anniversary and through the years has grown into a student body comprising close to 700 students representing 34 nationalities.
The school is a pioneer in technology, being the first school in Bangalore to adopt a one-to-one iPad integrated teaching and learning program, which represents the ultimate in technology infusion.
CIS is also the first school in Bangalore to have completely switched to solar energy to harvest and source electricity, to meet all on campus electricity needs.
Having been rated as the 5th best international school in India, CIS aspires to be one of the best schools in East Asia.
With the presence of multi-media centers, a state-of-the-art performance theater - the biggest in North Bangalore, CIS also boasts of a spacious 14-acre campus which allows for a variety of activities- football, basketball, cricket, tennis, badminton, and swimming.
Students also have the opportunity to get involved in several community projects, by way of the contextual learning program and the IB CAS program.