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Dr. Remix; or how I learned to stop worrying and love citation

Who:
Bud Hunt, Joe Bires
When:
Session Three
Where:
Room 303

Where do our ideas come from? How do we credit our sources as we extend their reach into and beyond our work? What place, citation, in the digital space of the read/write web? Come be a participant in this conversation about where ideas and attribution live and their place in learning today.

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Getting in to the (mathematical) conversation

Who:
Cal Armstrong
When:
Session Two
Where:
Room 303

Math teachers are try to find the best question. However, where do they go from there? By ensuring that the conversation is rich and varied they can leverage their questions as much as possible. What tools do we use? What pedagogical approaches are appropriate? What content will spur meaningful conversations?

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Grassroots Professional Development

Who:
Basil Kolani, Karen Blumberg
When:
Session Five
Where:
Room 303

Every teacher needs professional development, but not everyone has the resources available for it. The good news: You don't need massive resources for great PD.

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Professionalizing teaching: A guided discussion on what WE (teachers) can do to make teaching more professional.

Who:
Juan Gabriel Sanchez, Matthew Van Kouwenberg, Rosalind Echols
When:
Session Six
Where:
Room 303

This conversations will explore the ways in which teaching is not often valued as a true profession, as well as what teachers can do to combat that perception.

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Visual Literacies and Alternative Text

Who:
Jessica Brown, Candace Dare, Melissa Hogg, Louis Mazza, Lorraine Ustaris
When:
Session One
Where:
Room 303

> What are the skills necessary for students to succeed academically in the 21st century? The Arts Academy teachers are tackling this question at the school where the arts, especially visual literacies, design, and creativity, play an essential role in developing students growth and preparing them to be critical, creative thinkers. Professional development, unit planning, identifying resources, and community involvement play key roles in this endeavor. Session participants will consider and share their own classroom and site practices in relation to the ideas explored.

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Will Online Learning Change Everything, Or Has it Already?

Who:
Cory Plough, Beth Still
When:
Session Four
Where:
Room 303

This session will examine the meteoric rise of online and hybrid schools and what it means for education.