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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
 

10:30am

All In! How to Unite One School With One Book
Middle school students are notoriously fickle. Sixth graders are intimidated by the older kids, seventh graders are distracted by anything social, and *nothing* is cool enough for eighth graders. How, then, does one go about planning an activity to bring together students from all grades? What could possibly appeal to both boys and girls, be appropriate enough for those ages 11 through 14, and have enough educational value to ensure the support of administration and staff?

How about a school-wide read?

For five years, our All In! school-wide read has been the most popular club in our school district. Let us show you how one book can unite your community. We'll share videos, activities, anecdotes, and expertise so you can create a highly successful school-wide reading adventure!

Participants will:
-learn how to select a book
-leverage social media and video platforms to create interest
-create book-based team-building activities

Moderators
avatar for Christine DiPaulo

Christine DiPaulo

Director of Innovation, String Theory Schools
INTERNET OF THINGS PUPIL, OPTIMIZATION KNOW-IT-ALL, CHIEF MOTIVATIONAL BUTTERFLY, IDEATION JOURNEYMAN. - IGNORING YOUR PASSION IS LIKE DYING A SLOW DEATH.

Speakers
MC

Mary Cotillo and Erin O'Leary

(aka The Crazy Reading Ladies)


Wednesday July 20, 2016 10:30am - 10:50am
Statler - Mezzanine Boston Park Plaza

11:00am

Shop in a Box
The Robotics Shop in a Box will teach people the basics of electronics, engineering, and programming through the use of a toy car. You will make the car completely autonomous through the usage of informational videos. This is an easy way to learn the basics of 3 of the biggest industries in our world today.
The Web Design Shop in a Box shows how to create successful business plans and websites. This box includes instructions on how to write a business plan and how to write HTML5 and CSS.
The Commerical Arts Shop in a Box is used to promote artistic expression and escapism through the creation of murals, or canvas panels that shape to create a larger image.
The Medical Assisting Shop in a Box is to educate the public on the importance of health and hygiene. Through a series of instruments, pictorial information cards, and instructional videos, you will learn things like; properly obtaining blood pressure, preforming correct baby measurements, obtaining vital signs, and how to correctly wash your hands. 

Moderators
avatar for Marcy Reed

Marcy Reed

Co-Director, BLC16, November Learning
Marcy joined the BLC Staff during the early years of Building Learning Communities, and has been an active participant at BLC each summer since BLC's debut at Roger Williams College!Marcy is an educator with years of experience at the secondary level where she has taught subjects... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for T.A. Edison Students

T.A. Edison Students

Students, Thomas A. Edison CTE High School
Sukhraj Swagmaster Sandhu, Ashbel Benjamin, Javier Chand, Zafar Seenauth Swagmaster and Ash recently graduated from Thomas A Edison CTE High School and were members of Model UN 4.0.    Javier and Zafar are seniors at Edison and will be running for the dais of Model UN 5.0 this... Read More →


Wednesday July 20, 2016 11:00am - 11:20am
Statler - Mezzanine Boston Park Plaza

11:30am

Community Action Education: Students Worldwide Collaborating to Solve 21st and 22nd Century Global Grand Challenges
One Planet Education Network® (OPEN) was an early pioneer of the use of “live” videoconference events offering students from around our small planet to take the wheel, collaborate with their peers, and present their own unique cultural viewpoints on how to solve difficult global issues and critically evaluate significant scientific and technological advancements. While teachers guided and mentored, it was the students leading the research and coming up with creative solutions during these project-based international programs.

Now we share lessons and videos from past and recent live cross-cultural engagements.

Founder of OPEN, George Newman, explains how the combination of local and global community action education and related learning games and international student collaborations can help advance our education systems, better align schools to evolving workplace realities, and favorably impact our children’s career preparation and global society.

Moderators
avatar for Christine DiPaulo

Christine DiPaulo

Director of Innovation, String Theory Schools
INTERNET OF THINGS PUPIL, OPTIMIZATION KNOW-IT-ALL, CHIEF MOTIVATIONAL BUTTERFLY, IDEATION JOURNEYMAN. - IGNORING YOUR PASSION IS LIKE DYING A SLOW DEATH.

Speakers

Wednesday July 20, 2016 11:30am - 11:50am
Statler - Mezzanine Boston Park Plaza

12:00pm

Shop in a Box
The Robotics Shop in a Box will teach people the basics of electronics, engineering, and programming through the use of a toy car. You will make the car completely autonomous through the usage of informational videos. This is an easy way to learn the basics of 3 of the biggest industries in our world today.
The Web Design Shop in a Box shows how to create successful business plans and websites. This box includes instructions on how to write a business plan and how to write HTML5 and CSS.
The Commerical Arts Shop in a Box is used to promote artistic expression and escapism through the creation of murals, or canvas panels that shape to create a larger image.
The Medical Assisting Shop in a Box is to educate the public on the importance of health and hygiene. Through a series of instruments, pictorial information cards, and instructional videos, you will learn things like; properly obtaining blood pressure, preforming correct baby measurements, obtaining vital signs, and how to correctly wash your hands. 

Moderators
avatar for Marcy Reed

Marcy Reed

Co-Director, BLC16, November Learning
Marcy joined the BLC Staff during the early years of Building Learning Communities, and has been an active participant at BLC each summer since BLC's debut at Roger Williams College!Marcy is an educator with years of experience at the secondary level where she has taught subjects... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for T.A. Edison Students

T.A. Edison Students

Students, Thomas A. Edison CTE High School
Sukhraj Swagmaster Sandhu, Ashbel Benjamin, Javier Chand, Zafar Seenauth Swagmaster and Ash recently graduated from Thomas A Edison CTE High School and were members of Model UN 4.0.    Javier and Zafar are seniors at Edison and will be running for the dais of Model UN 5.0 this... Read More →


Wednesday July 20, 2016 12:00pm - 12:20pm
Statler - Mezzanine Boston Park Plaza

12:30pm

Beyond Facebook..
Teaching Global Citizenship: Moving Beyond Facebook Friends and Skype." - Linking up with the another classroom around the globe? Want to create an experiential learning environment to help students become global citizens? Try these techniques to make the connections more meaningful. Create a profound learning opportunity for students by problem solving "real" world issues: communication, technical issues, media bias and group dynamics. Using tools like padlet, chalkup and seesaw students learn to handle the stickiness of national agendas, the media and misinformation can create by working online together and exploring current events from different views.

To give a bit of insight into our class attached is a blog cast my co-teacher Adam Jones did with Vicki Davis on Bam Radio about our class.

http://www.bamradionetwork.com/every-classroom-matters/3682-merging-classrooms-how-i-shared-my-students-with-a-class-in-egypt

Moderators
avatar for Christine DiPaulo

Christine DiPaulo

Director of Innovation, String Theory Schools
INTERNET OF THINGS PUPIL, OPTIMIZATION KNOW-IT-ALL, CHIEF MOTIVATIONAL BUTTERFLY, IDEATION JOURNEYMAN. - IGNORING YOUR PASSION IS LIKE DYING A SLOW DEATH.

Speakers
avatar for Lynne Kenney

Lynne Kenney

Schutz American School, Schutz American School
People should talk to me about activities and tools to create global citizens. Beyond Facebook friends we can nurture meaningful activities and thinking that promote student activism and caring. I try to empower young people by exploring how to create change and to define the future... Read More →


Wednesday July 20, 2016 12:30pm - 12:50pm
Statler - Mezzanine Boston Park Plaza

1:00pm

Learning on the Move
Now that mobile devices have become a great tool for teaching and learning, we can think about delivering professional development with them on the go. With so many great resources in our neighborhoods and beyond, let's move away from sit and get PD to creating the engaging learning experiences in the world around us. The kind of learning we want for our students. See an example of how String Theory Schools used an iTunes U course and iBook used for Learning on the Go at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.

Speakers
avatar for Christine DiPaulo

Christine DiPaulo

Director of Innovation, String Theory Schools
INTERNET OF THINGS PUPIL, OPTIMIZATION KNOW-IT-ALL, CHIEF MOTIVATIONAL BUTTERFLY, IDEATION JOURNEYMAN. - IGNORING YOUR PASSION IS LIKE DYING A SLOW DEATH.


Wednesday July 20, 2016 1:00pm - 1:20pm
Statler - Mezzanine Boston Park Plaza

1:30pm

Balancing Your Numeracy Instruction
The term “balanced numeracy” comes from the ideas of balanced literacy. The goal of balanced literacy is to help students to comprehend and make meaning of words, where as the goal of balanced numeracy is to help students comprehend and make meaning of numbers. Both balanced literacy and balanced numeracy include components such as: modeling, vocabulary development, peer discussions, building on prior knowledge, independent practice, close read/problem analysis, and metacognition.

This workshop will introduce you to ways to incorporate best common practice of teaching literacy to teaching mathematics.

Participants will learn:

• Strategies to incorporate more reading and writing into their mathematics instruction.
• How they can use common literacy practices such as visualizing, predicting, and making connections to improve mathematics instruction.
• Ways to integrate mathematics into their literacy block.

Moderators
avatar for Christine DiPaulo

Christine DiPaulo

Director of Innovation, String Theory Schools
INTERNET OF THINGS PUPIL, OPTIMIZATION KNOW-IT-ALL, CHIEF MOTIVATIONAL BUTTERFLY, IDEATION JOURNEYMAN. - IGNORING YOUR PASSION IS LIKE DYING A SLOW DEATH.

Speakers
avatar for Christine Stearns

Christine Stearns

Educator/consultant, New Boston Central School/Find-Your-Balance Educational Services


Wednesday July 20, 2016 1:30pm - 1:50pm
Statler - Mezzanine Boston Park Plaza

2:30pm

Thank you, Mr. Gutenberg, but we've moved on
The story of how String Theory Schools said goodbye to the textbook. We created a culture of learning with vision on the future of education through collaboration and creativity, giving teachers and students a voice and choice.

Speakers
avatar for Christine DiPaulo

Christine DiPaulo

Director of Innovation, String Theory Schools
INTERNET OF THINGS PUPIL, OPTIMIZATION KNOW-IT-ALL, CHIEF MOTIVATIONAL BUTTERFLY, IDEATION JOURNEYMAN. - IGNORING YOUR PASSION IS LIKE DYING A SLOW DEATH.


Wednesday July 20, 2016 2:30pm - 2:50pm
Statler - Mezzanine Boston Park Plaza
 
Thursday, July 21
 

10:30am

Shop in a Box
The Robotics Shop in a Box will teach people the basics of electronics, engineering, and programming through the use of a toy car. You will make the car completely autonomous through the usage of informational videos. This is an easy way to learn the basics of 3 of the biggest industries in our world today.
The Web Design Shop in a Box shows how to create successful business plans and websites. This box includes instructions on how to write a business plan and how to write HTML5 and CSS.
The Commerical Arts Shop in a Box is used to promote artistic expression and escapism through the creation of murals, or canvas panels that shape to create a larger image.
The Medical Assisting Shop in a Box is to educate the public on the importance of health and hygiene. Through a series of instruments, pictorial information cards, and instructional videos, you will learn things like; properly obtaining blood pressure, preforming correct baby measurements, obtaining vital signs, and how to correctly wash your hands. 

Moderators
avatar for Marcy Reed

Marcy Reed

Co-Director, BLC16, November Learning
Marcy joined the BLC Staff during the early years of Building Learning Communities, and has been an active participant at BLC each summer since BLC's debut at Roger Williams College!Marcy is an educator with years of experience at the secondary level where she has taught subjects... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for T.A. Edison Students

T.A. Edison Students

Students, Thomas A. Edison CTE High School
Sukhraj Swagmaster Sandhu, Ashbel Benjamin, Javier Chand, Zafar Seenauth Swagmaster and Ash recently graduated from Thomas A Edison CTE High School and were members of Model UN 4.0.    Javier and Zafar are seniors at Edison and will be running for the dais of Model UN 5.0 this... Read More →


Thursday July 21, 2016 10:30am - 10:50am
Statler - Mezzanine Boston Park Plaza

11:00am

Beyond Student Voice
Give students more than just a voice; give them true ownership. But how do we release control as teachers and empower our students to take an invested role in their learning? This session explores student-empowerment methods used to move the classroom climate from teacher-centered to student-driven. Transform your class culture by discovering the most readily available, yet under-utilized resource in education: your students

Moderators
avatar for Christine DiPaulo

Christine DiPaulo

Director of Innovation, String Theory Schools
INTERNET OF THINGS PUPIL, OPTIMIZATION KNOW-IT-ALL, CHIEF MOTIVATIONAL BUTTERFLY, IDEATION JOURNEYMAN. - IGNORING YOUR PASSION IS LIKE DYING A SLOW DEATH.

Speakers

Thursday July 21, 2016 11:00am - 11:20am
Statler - Mezzanine Boston Park Plaza

11:30am

Learning on the Move
Now that mobile devices have become a great tool for teaching and learning, we can think about delivering professional development with them on the go. With so many great resources in our neighborhoods and beyond, let's move away from sit and get PD to creating the engaging learning experiences in the world around us. The kind of learning we want for our students. See an example of how String Theory Schools used an iTunes U course and iBook used for Learning on the Go at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.

Speakers
avatar for Christine DiPaulo

Christine DiPaulo

Director of Innovation, String Theory Schools
INTERNET OF THINGS PUPIL, OPTIMIZATION KNOW-IT-ALL, CHIEF MOTIVATIONAL BUTTERFLY, IDEATION JOURNEYMAN. - IGNORING YOUR PASSION IS LIKE DYING A SLOW DEATH.


Thursday July 21, 2016 11:30am - 11:50am
Statler - Mezzanine Boston Park Plaza

12:00pm

Shop in a Box
The Robotics Shop in a Box will teach people the basics of electronics, engineering, and programming through the use of a toy car. You will make the car completely autonomous through the usage of informational videos. This is an easy way to learn the basics of 3 of the biggest industries in our world today.
The Web Design Shop in a Box shows how to create successful business plans and websites. This box includes instructions on how to write a business plan and how to write HTML5 and CSS.
The Commerical Arts Shop in a Box is used to promote artistic expression and escapism through the creation of murals, or canvas panels that shape to create a larger image.
The Medical Assisting Shop in a Box is to educate the public on the importance of health and hygiene. Through a series of instruments, pictorial information cards, and instructional videos, you will learn things like; properly obtaining blood pressure, preforming correct baby measurements, obtaining vital signs, and how to correctly wash your hands. 

Moderators
avatar for Marcy Reed

Marcy Reed

Co-Director, BLC16, November Learning
Marcy joined the BLC Staff during the early years of Building Learning Communities, and has been an active participant at BLC each summer since BLC's debut at Roger Williams College!Marcy is an educator with years of experience at the secondary level where she has taught subjects... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for T.A. Edison Students

T.A. Edison Students

Students, Thomas A. Edison CTE High School
Sukhraj Swagmaster Sandhu, Ashbel Benjamin, Javier Chand, Zafar Seenauth Swagmaster and Ash recently graduated from Thomas A Edison CTE High School and were members of Model UN 4.0.    Javier and Zafar are seniors at Edison and will be running for the dais of Model UN 5.0 this... Read More →


Thursday July 21, 2016 12:00pm - 12:20pm
Statler - Mezzanine Boston Park Plaza

12:30pm

Shop in a Box
The Robotics Shop in a Box will teach people the basics of electronics, engineering, and programming through the use of a toy car. You will make the car completely autonomous through the usage of informational videos. This is an easy way to learn the basics of 3 of the biggest industries in our world today.
The Web Design Shop in a Box shows how to create successful business plans and websites. This box includes instructions on how to write a business plan and how to write HTML5 and CSS.
The Commerical Arts Shop in a Box is used to promote artistic expression and escapism through the creation of murals, or canvas panels that shape to create a larger image.
The Medical Assisting Shop in a Box is to educate the public on the importance of health and hygiene. Through a series of instruments, pictorial information cards, and instructional videos, you will learn things like; properly obtaining blood pressure, preforming correct baby measurements, obtaining vital signs, and how to correctly wash your hands. 

Moderators
avatar for Marcy Reed

Marcy Reed

Co-Director, BLC16, November Learning
Marcy joined the BLC Staff during the early years of Building Learning Communities, and has been an active participant at BLC each summer since BLC's debut at Roger Williams College!Marcy is an educator with years of experience at the secondary level where she has taught subjects... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for T.A. Edison Students

T.A. Edison Students

Students, Thomas A. Edison CTE High School
Sukhraj Swagmaster Sandhu, Ashbel Benjamin, Javier Chand, Zafar Seenauth Swagmaster and Ash recently graduated from Thomas A Edison CTE High School and were members of Model UN 4.0.    Javier and Zafar are seniors at Edison and will be running for the dais of Model UN 5.0 this... Read More →


Thursday July 21, 2016 12:30pm - 12:50pm
Statler - Mezzanine Boston Park Plaza

1:00pm

Who's Driving Your Data?
Sharing our school and system data analysis processes that provide a systemic focus and drive our planning. A glance at the format of system quarterly data meetings data meetings, virtual visits with school leaders, and data tools will be discussed.
A focus will be on results of data study - what did we do differently because of our data, and what happened next? Examples of specific growth points within our schools, and examples of replicating strong data points will be included.
Schools and school systems are looking for ways to organize the wealth of available data and make it meaningful at a system level. We believe we have a strong model to "drive data!"

Speakers
avatar for Carol Martin

Carol Martin

Director of Instruction and Intervention, Sylacauga City Schools
An educator for over 30 years, I was a English/Reading teacher grades 5 - 12, an administrator, high school Principal, and now District Coordinator. My specialty areas have always been at-risk students, team building, and interventions for success. I am an enthusiastic and experienced... Read More →


Thursday July 21, 2016 1:00pm - 1:20pm
Statler - Mezzanine Boston Park Plaza

1:30pm

Beyond Facebook..
Teaching Global Citizenship: Moving Beyond Facebook Friends and Skype." - Linking up with the another classroom around the globe? Want to create an experiential learning environment to help students become global citizens? Try these techniques to make the connections more meaningful. Create a profound learning opportunity for students by problem solving "real" world issues: communication, technical issues, media bias and group dynamics. Using tools like padlet, chalkup and seesaw students learn to handle the stickiness of national agendas, the media and misinformation can create by working online together and exploring current events from different views.

To give a bit of insight into our class attached is a blog cast my co-teacher Adam Jones did with Vicki Davis on Bam Radio about our class.

http://www.bamradionetwork.com/every-classroom-matters/3682-merging-classrooms-how-i-shared-my-students-with-a-class-in-egypt

Speakers
avatar for Lynne Kenney

Lynne Kenney

Schutz American School, Schutz American School
People should talk to me about activities and tools to create global citizens. Beyond Facebook friends we can nurture meaningful activities and thinking that promote student activism and caring. I try to empower young people by exploring how to create change and to define the future... Read More →


Thursday July 21, 2016 1:30pm - 1:50pm
Statler - Mezzanine Boston Park Plaza

2:00pm

Inspiring 1:1 Project Management
Greenwich Public Schools hired a project manager to coordinate the roll-out of 9,000 devices to all students, teachers and administrators over a three year period. The roll-out was successfully completed on-time and within-budget while setting a high benchmark for quality project planning, tracking of organizational success metrics, and program evaluation. Organizational success metrics were tracked in key project areas including teacher shifts in practice, professional learning, use of digital tools, and student outcomes. Project planning documents, key success factors, and lessons learned will be shared that can provide immediate value to any 1:1 implementation.

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will leave the presentation with best practice examples of:
• A three-year system-wide project plan to implement a 1:1 environment with tips on how to roll-out a digital learning environment on-time and within budget
• Educational goals and subgoals that define desired shifts in teacher practice with measurements of progress based on survey results
• A digital learning environment program of studies that provided 39 hours of professional learning aligned with the educational goals, district curriculum, desired shifts in practice, and digital toolbox
• Digital toolboxes that define the district standard power applications that were found to best enhance teaching and learning
• Organizational success metrics used to track progress in all project plan workstreams (e.g., project management, curriculum, learning management system, professional learning, infrastructure, mobile device management, application usage, communication and program evaluation)
• Lessons learned and key success factors

Moderators
avatar for Nicole Dalesio

Nicole Dalesio

Common Core / Technology ToSA, Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District
Nicole is a Tech Integration teacher in Silicon Valley who has been teaching in K-12 for over 20 years. Passionate about creativity and technology integration, she has won many awards for her innovative teaching, photography, videos, and screencast tutorials. Nicole has also been... Read More →

Speakers

Thursday July 21, 2016 2:00pm - 2:20pm
Statler - Mezzanine Boston Park Plaza

2:30pm

Thank you, Mr. Gutenberg, but we've moved on
The story of how String Theory Schools said goodbye to the textbook. We created a culture of learning with vision on the future of education through collaboration and creativity, giving teachers and students a voice and choice.

Speakers
avatar for Christine DiPaulo

Christine DiPaulo

Director of Innovation, String Theory Schools
INTERNET OF THINGS PUPIL, OPTIMIZATION KNOW-IT-ALL, CHIEF MOTIVATIONAL BUTTERFLY, IDEATION JOURNEYMAN. - IGNORING YOUR PASSION IS LIKE DYING A SLOW DEATH.


Thursday July 21, 2016 2:30pm - 2:50pm
Statler - Mezzanine Boston Park Plaza
 
Friday, July 22
 

10:30am

Using OneNote in the Classroom
Daniel and Michael from  share about their experience using OneNote Classroom Notebooks this past year.

Speakers
avatar for Daniel Fehlauer

Daniel Fehlauer

Physics Teacher, Dexter Southfield
I've taught in independent schools for fifteen years, mainly physics. In the last couple of years, I revamped the physics curriculum at Dexter Southfield in Brookline, MA to be more activity based, using RealTime Physics from Sokoloff, Laws, and Thornton and the Vernier data collection... Read More →


Friday July 22, 2016 10:30am - 10:50am
Statler - Mezzanine Boston Park Plaza

11:00am

Teaching History Through Genealogy: An Authentic Learning Experience
Participants will be challenged to rethink how they do projects. Authentic learning experiences offer students a high level of ownership, problem solving, engagement, and connectivity.

Using the genealogy project as an example, participants will be able to:
* develop an understanding of the power of authentic learning experiences
* transform one of their traditional projects into an authentic learning experience
* design and share ideas for future authentic learning experiences.

note - I call it authentic learning experience, because I have come to value the experience that the student goes through as much if not more than I value the content they are learning during the project.

Speakers
avatar for John Leighton

John Leighton

US History Teacher, Franklin High School, Franklin, MA
I teach US History in a 1:1 environment with sophomores from AP to co-taught.


Friday July 22, 2016 11:00am - 11:20am
Statler - Mezzanine Boston Park Plaza

1:00pm

Taking "The First Five Days" to the Next Level
The first day of school is every child's favorite day of school. Followed, closely, by the last day of school. ""The First Five Days"" concept has aimed to capitalize on the excitement and curiosity students have at the opening of the school year by encouraging teachers to plan engaging lessons that focus on mindsets and skills that will set students up for academic success.If done well, student enthusiasm and motivation will continue from the first day to the last, as teachers build upon ""The First Five Days"" skills, make them relevant to the subject studied, and students gain confidence in their own abilities.

But what happens to your students' motivation if every other class they attend is focused on the syllabus and ice breakers? In order to fully capitalize on the ""First Five Days"" model, educators need to advocate for it in their buildings on a team-wide or school-wide level. This session will work with teachers, specialists, or administrators on ways to expand the model in their buildings, by first making the individual teachers' ""First Five Days"" lessons more replicable, and then by developing a campaign strategy to get others on board.

Speakers
avatar for Mary Lou Buell

Mary Lou Buell

history teacher, Weymouth High School
Passionately connected educator, devoted to my twitter and voxer groups, dedicated to bringing technology experiences to my unconnected, low-tech classroom. Also devoted wife of a business owner, and mom to 4 children enrolled in public education, 3 in Duxbury and 1 at Massachusetts... Read More →


Friday July 22, 2016 1:00pm - 1:20pm
Statler - Mezzanine Boston Park Plaza

1:30pm

Classroom Management Using Digital Engagement in a Secondary Level Classroom
This session will focus on digital norms in the classroom as well as how the iPads can be used to engage each student with various activities that promote collaboration, differentiation, critical thinking skills and whole group instruction.

We will also look at various ways to manage a digital classroom including examining what a digital classroom should look like in terms of physical space and student interactions with teachers and peers in the classroom. Strategies for off - task student behavior will be addressed as well.

Resources will be provided on how to set up a digital classroom and various instructional strategies for improving engagement. 

Speakers
avatar for Nicole Quick

Nicole Quick

Instructional Technology Specialist, East Irondequoit Central School District
Nicole Quick is the Instructional Technology Specialist in the East Irondequoit Central School District in Rochester, New York. She has served as a teacher leader in the digital conversion 1:1 initiative in her district. Nicole recently completed her Ed.D in teaching and curriculum... Read More →


Friday July 22, 2016 1:30pm - 1:50pm
Statler - Mezzanine Boston Park Plaza