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Thursday, July 16 • 10:20am - 11:25am
Student Learning Networks: Building digital communities that ignite powerful learning

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More and more students are being asked to connect with the global community. How well are they prepared to do so? Community starts in the classroom but can build to include other students, educators, experts in the field, and more. This session will show how to build a strong learning network for students starting with community building in the classroom and extending to collaborations across the globe using today's most popular digital collaboration tools. This session will feature video, student work samples & digital platforms for creating and fostering a student learning network. Participants will learn how to build a connected classroom where students have audience, voice & relevance in their work.

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Kristin Ziemke

Author and Education Consultant, Ziemke Consulting, LLC
Kristin Ziemke celebrates innovative learning practices where thinking is at the heart of the curriculum. Author of Amplify: Digital Teaching and Learning in the K-6 Classroom and co-author of Connecting Comprehension and Technology, Kristin pairs best practice instruction with digital tools to transform learning in the classroom and beyond.  A teacher and learning innovation specialist for the Big Shoulders Fund in Chicago, Kristin works... Read More →

Thursday July 16, 2015 10:20am - 11:25am
Whittier Room Boston Park Plaza