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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 • 4:00pm - 5:05pm
Tweets for Family and Global Communication

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"t’s not just for celebrities anymore! Twitter has quickly become one of the easiest and most effective tools for educators to promote home/school connections, foster global connectivity, and impact student success with technology that takes learning to the next level. The classroom paper “newsletter” is a thing of the past. Discover an easier, more effective way to communicate with parents and build supportive homes for learning- Twitter! Learn how one kindergarten teacher uses Twitter to keep parents informed, promote student/parent dialogue about learning, make global connections, give back to the professional community, and provide followers with a virtual classroom experience. Hear parent feedback on Twitter’s impact at home, and learn how easy it is to implement in your classroom or school. Leave feeling inspired and ready to use this technology in ways that will revolutionize your teaching!
• Learn the basics of navigating Twitter
• Find educational interests to follow on Twitter
• Crack the code of common Twitter lingo and characters.

The session is geared for teachers from pre-K through middle school, but is also suitable for administrators, too.

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Ann Graboski

Kindergarten Teacher, West Hartford Public Schools
Ann Graboski is a kindergarten teacher in West Hartford, CT. Ann is an advocate for using technology to strengthen the home/school bond, enhance learning experiences and to create academic connections for her students and their families. Ann is certified in early childhood education... Read More →

Wednesday July 20, 2016 4:00pm - 5:05pm EDT
Arlington - Mezzanine/2nd Floor Boston Park Plaza