Drive In Conferences

Drive in conferences are held around the state. These are targeted conferences that are usually held after school. The presenters are local educators who are willing to share great ideas. These are fun, affordable, and a great way to learn.

Recent Drive-in Conferences have included a focus on iPads at Lincoln Park Middle School.

Check with your Board member for more details or to request a Drive-in Conference in your area.

iPads in the Classroom

Lincoln Park Middle School will be hosting a MAMSE Drive-In Conference on iPads in the Classroom. Use the form below to register for the event. The MAMSE Drive-In Conference will be held on November 1st, 2012 from 3:30-6:00. Registration is $15. This includes pizza, pop and wonderful learning. Please bring an iPad with you, as this will be a “hands-on” conference.

Join us. Simply complete the registration information below. Bring cash or check to the conference.

Thank you to Lincoln Park Middle School for hosting this wonderful experience. Check back for more Drive-in Conferences.


Come Join Us November 1, 2012!

How many of your students have a smartphone? How many are doing their reading on a Kindle, Nook, iPod or iPad? How can we harness this technology to teach our students? How do we use iPads in our pedagogy? Come November 1, 2012 to get some practical strategies and applications to make your iPad an effective instructional tool in your classroom.
Troy Patterson is the host of the podcast Middle School Matters, a professional development podcast for middle school teachers and administrators. He has been both a middle school teacher and administrator. He currently serves as the IT director for his district. You can listen to his weekly podcast on iTunes or at
Shawn McGirr is a Social Studies teacher at Strong Middle School, an Adjunct Professor at the University of Detroit Mercy and President-Elect of the Michigan Association of Middle School Educators. He has presented at MAMSE, the Ohio Middle Level Association and the Association for Middle Level Education annual conferences.
The Michigan Association of Middle School Educators’ purpose is to advocate for middle level educators and promote research based practices providing optimal learning experiences for young adolescents.



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