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Thursday, July 17 • 2:35pm - 3:40pm
Connected From the Start: Global Learning in the Elementary Grades

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The recent explosion of social media and the connections that media allows have the ability to revolutionize learning in your classroom. Students can be global learners and connect with people and classrooms outside of their building, city or country. We'll discuss why you would want to do this, curriculum connections and the practicalities of how to make it work in YOUR classroom.You’ll leave with a list of tools that help young children to connect ideas for using connections to enrich your curriculum, suggestions for choosing an effective blogging tool, an online handout with the material from the presentation

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Kathy Cassidy

Grade One Teacher,
Kathy Cassidy is an award-winning Canadian first grade teacher who is passionate about literacy and about connecting her classroom with the world. Her students regularly learn from and with people and classrooms from around the world. | Kathy has a classroom blog and her students each have their own blogs which are digital portfolios reflecting their learning in all subject areas. These portfolios include images, video, podcasts and other evidence of their learning. | In addition to teaching, Kathy is an author and speaker. You can also... Read More →


Thursday July 17, 2014 2:35pm - 3:40pm
Arlington - 2nd Floor

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