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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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Saturday, May 13 • 12:45 - 14:15
Power to the Little People: Literacy, Independence, Critical Thinking

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Technology transforms learning for all students but may have the greatest impact on developing readers and writers. This session will share strategies for leveraging digital tools with our youngest learners to capture student thinking, differentiate instruction and provide multimodal response options. From annotation with a drawing tool, to video feedback and collaboration on a learning management system, we’ll unpack student work samples and video lessons to find new instructional practices to empower students in the early years.  


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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 →


Saturday May 13, 2017 12:45 - 14:15
Conference Centre Room 3 High School and Administration Block, Level 4


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