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A conference to encourage K-12 educators to rethink the notion of what literacy is and how it can best be taught in the digital media age.

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Friday, May 12 • 09:00 - 09:45
Keynote: We Are Made for Story

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Campfire conversations, cave paintings, letters mailed across the sea — the tools and times have changed, but the human condition has not. We are made for story. Today, we have so many ways for students to share their stories; we move beyond “write it down” and diversify the how with digital options: blog, make a movie, write a multi-touch book, sing a song, share online. When we invite kids to tell their stories, we place our students at the center of curriculum and make it about them. Join in as we leverage the power of story in a digital age to benchmark time and change the future.


Speakers
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Kristin Ziemke

KEYNOTE SPEAKER, Ed Collaborative
Author of Amplify: Digital Teaching and Learning in the K-6 Classroom and Connecting Comprehension and Technology, Kristin is a dynamic educator who pairs best practice instruction with digital tools to transform learning in the classroom and beyond. She is the founder and Managing Director of Ziemke Consulting, LLC, and currently works for the Big Shoulders Fund as a Learning Innovation Specialist. Passionate about technology, literacy and inquiry, and recognized as an Apple Distinguished Educator, SXSW speaker, National Board Certified Teacher and... Read More →


Friday May 12, 2017 09:00 - 09:45
Conference Centre Rooms 1&2 High School and Administration Block, Level 4

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