Every year I plan my trip to the HEAV Convention with great care. Like any large event there is so much to see and do that if I’m not careful I’ll forget half of the things I wanted to see and do! This is especially true of the exhibit hall– I need to look at physical books and materials before making a purchase if possible, but without a list and plan I get side-tracked and end up purchasing things that while interesting and neat don’t necessarily fit with our learning environment.
I keep my notes from year to year and find them a useful resource for planning the following year’s work as well.
Today I received a notice in my email that the program for the convention was available digitally for review and printing. I know there will be a nice printed one in my registration packet but there are a few things I want to review and mark up before the convention. I downloaded the document and printed the following:
I assembled my materials:
I also used the computer to look up vendors with whom I was not familiar.