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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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Wednesday, July 20 • 10:20am - 11:25am
Beyond the Initial Technology Shine: Developing Lessons that Promote 21st Century Skills and Significant Content

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It really is time to look into the significant content and 21st century skills while taking your school devices forward and going full throttle? Learn how examining a standard can help promote real learning and go beyond the shine of technology. Examine how to unpack a standard in order to prepare for technology integration. You will explore a multitude of free and open source content just ready for your students to use. You will also find a multitude of ways to teach and assess 21st century skills while also learning about web resources to expand Bloom’s Taxonomy and Deeper Learning. Learn about and see how this all fits into the SAMR model of technology integration, and beyond. Best of all, you will learn how technology and the important standards and skills can put your students at the center of learning. Explore these amazing ideas and allow your students to be the ones that shine!

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Michael Gorman

November Learning Consultant, November Learning
Michael Gorman, is a graduate of Western Michigan University, Indiana University, and Johns Hopkins University’s. He has partnered with ISTE and various educational, governmental, and business organizations and foundations. He oversees a one to one laptop programs and digital professional... Read More →

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