ICE-COLD Resources

Keep up with ICE-COLD through our Resources page. Review or catchup with past and present events. Join us on Remind.


Attend an official Makey-Makey workshop and experience the Invention Kit for Beginners and Experts doing art, engineering and everything in between. Learn how to help you and your students - the tinkers, dreamers and makers - use innovation and creativity. Find out how hardware engineering can solve real world design challenges. Visit the Makey-Makey site, checkout the educator's guide and get your creative juices flowing. Hope to see you October 20.

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Place: The Lane Elementary School - 500 N. Elm St. - Hinsdale, IL 60532

Register Here

Register now, registration will close on October 3rd.

5 PDHs and 1 hour for lunch (included)

Cost: $100 (Each attendee will leave with a Makey-Makey kit valued at $50)

Bring a laptop

Microsoft Innovative Educator Workshop

Learn about the Microsoft Educator Community and How to Become a Certified

Microsoft Innovative Educator. Join us at the Microsoft Store at Oakbrook Center to learn about the Microsoft Educator Community! This FREE resource is made by teachers, for teachers, that help educators innovate their classrooms with Microsoft tools and applications. We’ll show you how to navigate the Educator Community, browse through lesson plans and resources and show you how you can earn your badges to become a Certified Microsoft Innovative Educator at the Microsft Store store.

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Place: Microsoft Store, Oakbrook Center, Oakbrook, IL

Register Here

1.5 PDH, Refreshments included, Free

Stay tuned for more exciting professional development opportunities coming the 2018-2019 school year. Looking ahead here are our tentative workshops:

  • Making with 3D printers and vinyl cutters, February 12, 2019 at the Westmont Public Library
  • Hour of Code
  • Breakout EDU
  • Games in Education
  • Spring Mini-Conference, April 6, 2019

Bookmark our site and watch for more information coming throughout 2018-2019.

Follow the link to our 2017-2018 Memories page and view slide shows of this years events. Stay tune for more professional development to come 2018-2019. ICE COLD's 2017-2018 Memories

Still available are both our 2017 and 2018 list of Presenters with links to their presentations:

2017 Spring Mini-Conference presenters/presentations

2018 Spring Min-Conference presenters/presentations

ICE-COLD is a chapter of Illinois Computing Educators (ICE), serving the western suburbs of the Chicago area.

ICE is the largest organization in the state devoted to the use of technology in education and is an organizational affiliate of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). For the past 31 years, our nonprofit member organization has played a vital role in supporting the integration of technology in education.

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