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8:30 - The New Wave of Assessing Students
8:30 - Create your PLN with Twitter
11:00 - Go Formative - A Cool Digital Assessment System for ALL LEVELS!
12:15 - How to Bring Technology in the Classroom Authentically
12:30 - Blending Up Learning with Blendspace
1:45 - Digital Storytelling with iPads
1:45 - Wizer: Using Blended Worksheets in a 1:1 Classroom
3:00 - Science and Social Studies Stations
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Tuesday, July 11 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Using Music to Improve Literacy in All Content Areas

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Do you struggle with getting students to read and write? Do you want to engage students in write-to-learn activities across all content areas? This session offers resources and pre-planned lessons that use music in reading and writing. Teachers will be exploring digital technologies like Booktrack Classroom and Flocabulary Writing Lab to plan engaging, unique learning experiences. Your students will be motivated to revise and edit their texts like never before! Bring your device to engage in the lesson; You won't want to miss out!
Twitter: @Ms_Pursley

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Ashley Pursley

Middle school teacher, Berkeley County
I teach ELA and English I courses to 8th graders in Goose Creek, SC. My top priority as a teacher is student, parent, staff, and community relationships because teaching is NOT a one-man-show. I use technology in the classroom to create opportunities and experiences for my learners... Read More →

Tuesday July 11, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
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