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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 • 10:40 - 11:40
Powerful Podcasts: Publishing Personal Narratives to Global Audiences (Part I)

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This workshop will take attendees on a journey through the creation of authentic personal narratives, written and shared with a global audience in mind.

Participants will walk through the constructivist approach to writing, accessing mentor texts, modelling and digitally publishing podcasts.  These recorded essays express writers’ unique perspectives, vital beliefs and experiences.

The workshop will focus on the following skills and strategies:
- craftsmanship and focused revision
- developing a cohesive theme in writing
- use of digital tools for recording and publishing podcasts
- community involvement and sharing
- involving interdisciplinary approaches to writing
- identifying and elevating a writer’s voice
- authentic forms of writing assessment
- teacher as writer

The content of the workshop will be showcased through our This I Believe podcast project.  Visit share.sis.org.cn/podcasts to know more.

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Ceci Gomez-Galvez

Shekou International School, Shekou International School
EAL Support Teacher | Shekou International School

Nathan Lill

Humanities and TOK Teacher, Shekou International
MS Humanities &; TOK Teacher | Shekou International School

Friday May 12, 2017 10:40 - 11:40
Conference Centre Rooms 5&6 High School and Administration Block, Level 4

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