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Thursday, July 16 • 10:30am - 10:50am
Teaching, Learning, and Other 21st Century Buzzwords

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The “traditional” approach to teaching modern teenagers has not kept pace with the ever-changing demands of their world outside of school and has left these students largely disengaged from their education. However, simply sitting students in front of computers and letting them use their cellphones in class does not automatically result in high-quality educational experiences. Participants will develop an understanding of the supportive modern theory, research, and practice in order to implement worthwhile and engaging digital instruction in their classroom, school, or district.

Moderators
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Jon Corippo

Director of Academic Innovation, CUE
Jon Corippo is the Director of Academic Innovation for CUE, leading professional learning and his creation, the CUE Rock Star Camp series, with over 50 camps since 2011. Jon was the co-designer of Minarets High School, which originated as a GAFE, 1:1 Macbook and PBL based high school in 2008 which has been named an Apple Distinguished School three times. Jon has been named a CUE Gold Disk Recipient, Madera County Teacher of the Year, and CVCUE... Read More →

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Shawn Fortin

Director of Teaching and Learning, Belchertown Public Schools
Dr. Shawn Fortin is the Director of Teaching and Learning for the Belchertown Public Schools in Belchertown, MA. He has fifteen years of experience in public K-12 education in MA and has used his knowledge of instructional technology to develop and teach coursework for students, teachers, and administrators. His work with leadership and service-learning has been recognized by a variety of organizations interested in advancing humane... Read More →


Thursday July 16, 2015 10:30am - 10:50am
Plaza Ballroom Boston Park Plaza

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