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Thursday, July 28 • 10:00am - 11:15am
Engaging Students in Digital Classrooms - Part II (Teachers' Perspective)

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Do the impossible! Get your students online, get them enthused about writing, commenting and using multimedia – and improve their writing. Two related, but non-repetitive sessions, by Geoffrey Gevalt, award-winning journalist and founder of the Young Writers Project. Intended for teachers in grades 4-12. Tips to combat obstacles  (including money),  to engage your students as never before and to create authentic audiences for their best work.

 

Gevalt will show you what teachers have been doing in YWP digital spaces in Language Arts, Science, Math, Foreign Languages and ELL in grades 4-12. Exemplars will be shown in a wide variety of areas involving writing, podcasting, photo stories, art critique, science exploration, etc. You will be provided links to authentic lesson plans, free or low-cost software to use to create your own digital spaces, powerful Web-apps and top digital educators you should be following.

 


http://digitalteachers.net/digitallinks

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Geoff Gevalt

About Geoff Gevalt | Executive Director and Founder, Young Writers Project, Inc., Burlington, VT In 2006, Geoffrey Gevalt founded Young Writers Project (YWP), an independent nonprofit that uses digital technology to engage students to write, help them improve and provide them with authentic audiences for best work. YWP’s student-led Web site, youngwritersproject.org, has 4,000 active teen users in VT and NH. YWP’s Schools... Read More →


Thursday July 28, 2011 10:00am - 11:15am
Whittier - 4th Floor (C wing)