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Thursday, July 28 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
West Tisbury Students: Connoisseurs of Their Own Learning

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West Tisbury is a high performing Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 8 School in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. Valerie Becker and Sue Miller, two forward thinking teachers at the school, have a proven track record of using technology to empower students to become active participants in the co-construction of knowledge. In this session, Valerie, Sue and their students will share how they use Promethean's ActivInspire software and tools in concert with a range of engaging media to nurture students' creativity, curiosity, collaboration and communicate their understanding of content. They will use the National Educational Technology Plan as a framework to describe what are doing empowers this bold vision.

 


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Valerie Becker

About Valerie Becker | Teacher, West Tisbury School, Martha's Vineyard, MA | | Valerie Becker teaches at the West Tisbury School on Martha's Vineyard, MA. Valerie is a lifelong educator with an unyielding passion for empowering students with new and emerging technologies to help them achieve today's learning goals while preparing them for future learning.   
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Sonny Magaña

About Sonny Magaña | Head of Global Research, Promethean, Seattle, WA | | Sonny Magaña has taught at every grade level from kindergarten through graduate school, served as a Principal, District Administrator, and State Technology Projects Director. The Milken Family Foundation honored Sonny with the Milken National Educator Award in 1997 for his work in advancing 21st Century teaching and learning in Washington State. Serving as... Read More →
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Sue Miller

About Sue Miller | Teacher, West Tisbury School, Martha's Vineyard, MA | | Sue Miller teaches at the West Tisbury School on Martha's Vineyard, MA. Sue is a lifelong educator with an unyielding passion for empowering students with new and emerging technologies to help them achieve today's learning goals while preparing them for future learning. 


Thursday July 28, 2011 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Whittier - 4th Floor (C wing)

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