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Welcome to BLC16! Building Learning Communities Education Conference 2016! Join colleagues from around the world who care deeply about bringing the best innovative and practical learning resources to our students. Our 17th BLC education conference will provide you with inspiration, practical skills and expand your professional network with educators from around the world.
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Friday, July 22 • 10:20am - 11:25am
Microblogging, Movies and Math

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Using iPads for math should mean more than drill and practice. We'll explore math-creation apps that support best practices, allowing students to explain and share their learning. We’ll also explore the use of videoconferencing, tweeting and blogging to take your classroom mathematics global. Download these apps ahead of time and we’ll have some fun.
Number Frames by the Math Learning Center
Skitch by Evernote
Geoboard by the Math Learning Center
You’ll leave with
• an understanding of how to use iPads as a math creation tool
• familiarity with appropriate tools
• a digital handout of all materials shared

Speakers
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Kathy Cassidy

Teacher, Prairie South School Division
Kathy Cassidy is an award-winning Canadian first grade teacher whose passions include literacy, connecting classrooms and using technology in transformative ways. In 2005, she realized she could connect her classroom with the outside world using student blogs, video-conferencing... Read More →


Friday July 22, 2016 10:20am - 11:25am
Terrace - Lower Level Boston Park Plaza