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Who:
Eric Sheninger
When:
Session Four
Where:
Room 211

The norm in most schools is to block and ban. Eric Sheninger was victim of this stigma. Join him as he shares his journey towards embracing technology and social media as he leads a conversation on strategies to initiate and sustain change.

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Et Tu, Brute? Crowdsourcing The Death Of The Textbook

Who:
Bill Fitzgerald
When:
Session Three
Where:
Room 211

Do you want to design a course reader/curriculum for your class that you can control, edit, update, and share? Do you want to connect with colleagues inside and outside your school? Do you want your work accessible on handheld devices? Then open content, and this session, is for you.

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From Day One: An approach to information literacy across the curriculum

Who:
Sean Nash, Melissa Corey
When:
Session Five
Where:
Room 211

Context matters. Like other decontextualized approaches to learning, "information literacy" cannot exist as a unit or separate course. Successful approaches must be embedded in and implemented across curricula for authentic learning to emerge. Join us to explore and contribute to a simple but challenging protocol to address these goals.

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Google Docs: Not just for sharing

Who:
Sara Platt, Ann-Bailey Lipsett
When:
Session Six
Where:
Room 211

Thinking outside the Docs: Using Google Docs not just to share but to collaborate in real-time to improve individualized student instruction.

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On warrants and knowledge claims: Everything you ever wanted to know about educational research but were afraid to ask

Who:
Jon Becker
When:
Session Two
Where:
Room 211

Someone once joked that educational research is like sausage. If you like to consume them, you don't want to watch them being made. In this session, you'll be able to "unpack" educational research and learn about the ingredients and processes involved in "doing" educational research.

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Project-Based Learning in a Math Classroom

Who:
Caitlin Thompson, SLA students: Taylor Tomasco '11 & DaVonte Martin '11
When:
Session One
Where:
Room 211

How can we use projects effectively in a math classroom? How can we assess students via projects? SLAs math faculty and students will be hosting a discussion on project-based learning in math classrooms, Algebra 1 through Calculus and Statistics. Bring any ideas you have and/or units on which you are designing.