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8:00  am Registration and coffee, rolls,  juice

8:30-8:45 am Welcome and Introductions

8:45-9:45 am Opening Keynote

9:45-10:00 am  Break

10:00-11:00 am Session I

11:00-11:30 am   Exhibits and Networking

11:30 am - 12:30 pm Lunch, Exhibits and App Share

12:30-1:30 pm Session II

1:30 - 1:45  pm Break

1:45 - 2:45  pm Session III

2:45 pm Closing and Prizes (must be present to win)




UP 2014

Friday, May 2, 2014 • Houghton

Sponsored by MACUL, Michigan Business Education AssociationMichigan Virtual University, the REMC Association of Michigan, REMC 1, and Houghton-Portage Township Schools    REMC logo

Houghton-Portage Township High School

1603 Gundlach Road

Houghton, MI 49931

At a Glance Conference SchedulePDF Document

Final Printed Program PDF Document - NEW (4/29/2014)


Call for Speakers : CLOSED

$45, includes lunch

Session Titles, Presenters and Resources

Featuring Steve Dembo, Keynote Speaker

and author of Untangling the Web


As a former kindergarten teacher and school Director of Technology Steve Dembo is a pioneer in the field of educational social networking. Currently serving as Discovery Education’s Director of Social Media Strategy and Online Community, Dembo was among the first educators to realize the power of blogging, podcasting, Twitter, and other Web 2.0 technologies in connecting educators and creating professional learning communities.

Dembo is the co-author of the book Untangling the Web: 20 Tools to Power Up Your Teaching. The National School Board Association named him one of 2010's "Twenty to Watch," a list honoring individuals finding innovative ways to use technology to increase classroom learning. In 2013 he began serving the Skokie/Morton Grove District 69 as a member of the School Board. Dembo is a course designer and adjunct professor for Wilkes University where he serves as class instructor for the Internet Tools for Teaching course within the Instructional Media degree program..?

Steve Dembo is also a dynamic speaker on the capabilities of social networking, the power of educational technologies and Web 2.0 tools, and the ability of digital content to empower teachers to improve student achievement.