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Thursday, July 17 • 2:35pm - 3:40pm
Do You Know What Kids Are Doing With Their Smartphones When You Are Not Watching?

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Digital citizenship is a critical skill set in today’s technology rich and globally connected society. A growing number of schools allow students to bring their own mobile devices but often fail to acknowledge the digital disconnect between students and teachers.

Technology and digital media allow students to explore, develop their global IQ, collaborate, and learn in ways never before imagined. This can only materialize, however, with the appropriate teaching practices, and when both students and teachers exercise responsible, safe and ethical behavior.

Students misuse technology due to boredom, curiosity and peer pressure. Participants in this session will become familiar with apps students commonly use to consume content, create content, connect with other people, and play. While some apps may have instructional value, educators should be vigilant about many others.

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Susanna Clavello

Coordinator, Digital Age Learning, Education Service Center, Region 20
I have 27 years of experience in public education and currently serve as the Coordinator of Digital Age Learning at a regional service center in San Antonio, TX. Passionate about the possibilities that technology offers and the importance of preparing students for their future, I support schools in fulfilling their vision of teaching and learning in the digital age. In October 2015 I became a Professional Certified Coach and Energy Leadership... Read More →


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