Thursday, November 4, 2010

Plugging In: Leveraging Technology for Student Engagement

Shelley Paul, Woodward Academy / AATE 
German 3-4 Thursday 1:45 - 2:45 Capacity: 88 
Engaged students demonstrate deeper understanding, better retention of content, and more successful transference of their learning to new contexts. Reviewing key engagement concepts from Phillip Schlechty's "Working on the Work," and touching on Dan Pink's "Drive," the presenter will share innovative examples and simple ways teachers can leverage technology to increase student engagement. Twitter summary of this presentation: "To engage students, let them create content that matters and contributes. Use digital tools to connect them constructively to the world."

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