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Thursday, July 28 • 10:00am - 11:15am
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A great partnership developed when I began to tweet. Four months after my first post, I developed friendships including one connecting four Iowa schools. Our classes joined together by student blogs. Students learned how to create blogs and how to comment appropriately. While the purpose in our classrooms varied, we were able to foster student interest through collaboration. This is only the beginning...


Join us as we discuss:

  • Using Twitter as a PLC
  • Connecting through Google Docs
  • Blogging in the classroom



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Shaelynn Farnsworth

AEA 267: Education Services Consultant, Iowa
Shaelynn is a leader in the convergence between literacy and technology. As High School teacher she redefined her English classroom as not only a place to learn about literature but also explore how technology is shaping the future of communications. Shaelynn is a Google Certified Innovator and regularly provides professional development to educators around the country. She is also a Certified Project-Based Learning Educator.
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Erin Olson

Instructional Leader/Curriculum Director, Sioux Central Community School
Erin currently serves Sioux Central Community School as an Instructional Leader and Curriculum Director. She has taught middle school language arts and high school English for a combined total of ten years before supporting technology integration at PLAEA for three years. Erin is a passionate educator and curriculum designer. In 2015, she received the ITEC State Technology Leader Award. She has been nationally recognized for her work as a... Read More →

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

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