Digital Differentiation, Full Day Hands-On Workshop

T-112 February 25, 2014, 8:30-3:30

Are you looking for ways to address the diverse needs of all students in your classroom? Technology is a tool that can be used to help teachers design and facilitate learning experiences that provide students with flexible learning paths to help all students succeed. At the most basic level, digital tools can be used to help students find, understand and use information. When combined with student-driven learning experiences that are fueled by essential questions, use of digital tools can break the learning barriers that exist in our classrooms. This session will explore pedagogy, free digital tools, and resources to design learning experiences that effectively incorporate digital differentiation

Design Your Digital Classroom

W-08  February 26, 2014, 8:30-3:30

This hands-on workshop will focus on using free and user friendly digital tools and iPad apps to create an engaging and collaborative student driven learning environment that uses technology to support all learners and their unique learning styles. The Common Core, Internet safety and management strategies to maximize instructional time will be addressed throughout the day as we explore a wide variety of digital tools and their practical uses while focusing on the 4 C's; creativity, collaboration, communication and critical thinking. Hot topics include Multimedia Mania, 21st Century Research and Using Google Docs to Construct Knowledge. Participants will walk away with a digital toolkit and resources for use right away in the classroom.