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10:00 – 11:30Session One
1:00 – 2:30Session Two
3:00 – 4:30Session Three
10:30 – 12:00Session Four
12:30 – 2:00Session Five
2:30 – 4:00Session Six
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This conversation will explore a lack of gender diversity in the edtech thought leader space, and in a panel/participant interactive format, crowdsource wisdom for solutions and collective action surrounding the issue.
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.
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.
Based on work with the National Writing Project, we will discuss practices that hold promise as we develop understandings of what it means to write digitally, create spaces for digital writing in our schools, and extend assessment practices that account for the complexities of writing in a digital world.
Why do we use a language of bullets and arrows in our classrooms? I <3 PowerPoint argues that presenting is an art, and PowerPoint and its cousins need not be teacher-centric or deadly. Attendees will be inspired to transform their own presentations with karaoke, paper, music videos, comics and more.
You hear it everywhere. Games are the future of education. After all, kids love games, so if we could just sneak some education into them kids would magically learn! Right? Or is it more complicated than that? Lets explore this together and find out where hype, hope, and reality meet.
Innovative Roles of Mathematics in STEM Education, Entrepreneurship, and Workforce Development in 21st Century
This session will explore traditional definitions of Mathematics and their appropriateness in this new millennium. The overarching theme and intention of this session is to have a meaningful conversation around the role of mathematics not only in STEM education, but, towards entrepreneurship, workforce development and other innovative means of partnering and collaborating with schools to co-create productive 21st century citizens.
As a major urban school district, Philadelphias schools reflect tremendous diversity across language, culture and race. Yet Philadelphias neighborhoods are often marked by segregation and many students come to school with minimal multiracial experiences. How do we create safe and diverse...
- Alexa Dunn, Josh Block, SLA Student Assistant Teachers
- Session Three
- Room 311
Come discover the Student Assistant Teaching Program at SLA, how we started, how we've grown, how folks can incorporate a similar program in their schools. This is an active workshop facilitated by a panel of students and teachers.
Come listen and question in this shared conversation on a creative and possible model of 1:1 computing for our budget-strapped schools
- Joyce Kasman Valenza, Gwyneth A. Jones, Shannon McClintock Miller
- Session Three
- Room Drama Studio
Joyce, Shannon, and Gwyneth will lead a discussion on trends and forecasts for student inquiry and investigation.
Participants will learn to work with cell phones outside of school bans by developing several different cell phone based activities done outside of the classroom.
There's much more to motivation than simply intrinsic vs. extrinsic. Find out what the research says about motivation and gain principles that will aid you in your instructional planning.
Teaching empathy may be one of the most important skills we can teach our students in the 21st century. Technology brings the world into the classroom. We will look at a variety of ways to teach empathy including web sites, communication tools and creative tasks such as digital storytelling.
Conversation around opinions about why teachers and students come to school.