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Network & Learn – Education, Collaboration, and Technology: Innovate & Create Amazing Things Together

September 13, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Meetup - Education, Collaboration, and Technology with Andrea Santilli

Andrea Santilli, while a science teacher at Woodlawn Beach Middle School in Gulf Breeze, Florida, sought to challenge her seventh-grade Advanced Life Science students by assigning a topic to each student who’s work would become a page in a finished work. The result? A published a class-created book in Apple’s iBookstore titled “Creatures, Plants, and More!” that was created using the then new “iBooks Author” tool designed to democratize the creation of self-published, multi-touch electronic books. Thus Santilli’s students took control of their own learning and accomplished something significant together with tangible real-world results.

Andrea will be speaking at Station 2 Innovation to talk to us about education, collaboration, and technology and she’ll share her enthusiasm, tools, and tips for you to publish your own interactive work as well as her thoughts on what makes top-notch interactive content for education, web, marketing, and other digital media platforms.

Andrea Santilli, an experienced educator,technology leader, and founder & CEO of Interactive Explorers LLC, earned her initial teaching wings in 1994 at Rhode Island College going on to her Masters in Educational Studies at the University of Newcastle, Australia. She has taught both in the United States and Australia and has used technology as a full-time basis in the classroom since 1998 (NetSchools, Apple 1:1, Microsoft). With over 18 years experience developing successful programs involving Science, STEM, STEAM and integrating technology in the classroom, she is extremely driven and loves helping others create and develop projects, assets, and curriculum that inspires and engages.

Andrea Santilli

Science teacher Andrea Santilli was a guest on Kids Talk Radio Science

Station 2 Innovation’s mission is “Building & Connecting the Community to Catalyze & Support Entrepreneur Growth” and is located in the historic firehouse at 912 7th Ave East in Bradenton. Don’t miss the business social before our event – network, learn and mingle with fellow professionals from Manatee & Sarasota counties and the surrounding areas along the Innovation Coast including Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Palmetto, and neighboring Hillsborough & Pinellas counties. We feature informative and exciting events handpicked from the area’s best and brightest, all of which will propel your skills and businesses forward. You’ll learn fresh perspectives and about new innovations in technology, business, education, and more. With a great lineup of valuable speakers, you’ll feel like you’re earning an MBA in Entrepreneurialism and Small Business! Mark your calendar and be prepared at each session to learn new tools and tactics and arrive early for business networking opportunities.

Don’t miss our other upcoming events including Dev Day at Station 2 Innovation on Saturday, September 17th from 10am-4pm. We’ll be showcasing what’s new and cool in the Development and Tech worlds in our fun and open atmosphere. Many more events can be seen at the online Station 2 Innovation Event Calendar:

Connect with Andrea in the following ways:
Twitter: @Explorers365


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September 13, 2016
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Station 2 Innovation
912 7th Ave E
Bradenton, FL 34208 United States


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