ACAMIS Technology Conference
International School of Tianjin
Saturday & Sunday, October 21-22, 2023

There is a palpable buzz about new technologies that are impacting our daily lives, but also influencing the way we teach and learn. The education community is trying to wrap their head around interactions with artificial intelligence tools, immersive technologies, data and visualization, automation, creativity and design while also considering sustainability, wellness and diversity. As educators we can CHOOSE to embrace the unknown and approach new innovations with excitement!

We invite the ACAMIS community to join us as we venture into new horizons and expand the possibilities of what might be!




Keynote Speaker


Holly Clark

Years of experience

25 years


Teacher, International Speaker, Bestselling Author, Advocate for Digital Learning


Meet Holly, a passionate educator and digital learning pioneer who has made significant contributions to the field of educational technology. With over 25 years of experience, Holly is an international speaker, bestselling author, and dedicated advocate for digital learning. She was one of the first teachers in the nation to have a 1:1 classroom and she now shares her knowledge and insights to help other teachers tap into their blended learning genius.
Holly's work with thousands of educators across the globe has helped transform teaching practices through the purposeful use of technology. Her work has made her a go-to resource for educators looking to enhance their students' learning experiences.
With over 24 years of experience teaching in 1:1 classrooms and providing strategic initiatives and teacher training to schools globally, Holly has established herself as a leader in educational technology. Her extensive expertise in integrating technology effectively has made her a highly sought-after resource for educators worldwide.
Holly's impact on the education industry is reflected in her acclaimed books, "The Google Infused Classroom" and "Chromebook Infused Classroom," which are highly regarded by educators worldwide. She is a Google Certified Innovator, a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, and a National Board Certified Teacher.

Education Reimagined - Rethinking Teaching and Learning in a World of AI
In a rapidly evolving information landscape, the rise of AI, exemplified by innovations like ChatGPT, is driving a paradigm shift in instructional pedagogies. Our students' successes will depend on knowing how to use digital tools, including AI, to launch businesses, communicate with global impact, and work productively from any corner of the world. This story-filled keynote will delve into the marriage of AI and digital learning, and its potential to craft profound educational experiences. Join us to understand how AI is not just a tool, but a game-changer in preparing students for their future.

Shifting  Writing Assignments in a World of ChatGPT
In this session, we will explore the potential benefits and drawbacks of using AI in the writing process, as well as discuss strategies for designing effective and engaging written assignments that balance the use of technology with the development of critical thinking and communication skills. By the end of the session, participants will have a deeper understanding of the role of AI in written assignments and be equipped with practical strategies for designing effective writing assignments in a world of AI.
Student Creativity - Giving Students Voice and Choice
Join us for a fun-filled session where we dive into the world of student creation and engagement through blended learning. Discover how to design lessons that foster deeper understanding and retention, all while giving students the opportunity to showcase their learning in unique and interactive ways. Be prepared to be inspired by a plethora of student examples that will leave you excited to incorporate blended learning into your classroom!

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Host School


A premier international school, International School of Tianjin (IST) was founded in 1994 as a non-profit and parent-governed international day school for the children of expatriate families living in Tianjin. IST is proud to be the only three program IB World School in Tianjin. The International Baccalaureate (IB) offers three high quality programs to a worldwide community of more than 5600 schools in 159 countries. IST is consistently ranked in the top 10 in China and top 100 IB schools in the world on the basis of its IB Diploma results.


Steve Moody
International School of Tianjin

22 Weishan Nan Lu, Shuanggang, Jinnan District, Tianjin, 300350
+86 22 2859 2001


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