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Friday, June 17 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Learning Space Design: Creating a "Start-Up" Culture in your Classroom

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Through innovative learning space design, workshop participants will engage in classroom makeovers to promote literacy, engagement, and collaboration to inspire a "start-up" classroom culture. Together in a thinking and technology supported session, participants will explore with co-presenters as digital composers, collectively sharing in ideas of transformation and possibility.
Learning Objective 1
Examine ways pedagogical instructional practice can be transformed and supported through innovative learning space designs.
Learning Objective 2
Understand ways learning space design can increase student engagement and motivation for learning through personalized practices of literacy instruction.
Learning Objective 3
Create a learning space portfolio to reflect understanding and promote implementation into practice.

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Fran Siracusa

Consultant, Educational Technologist, Calliope Global
Fran, a classroom Spanish teacher for over 20 years, earned her M.Ed. in Educational Technology in 2012. She managed a 1:1 middle school iPad program as an early adopter while teaching, speaking, and professionally writing for educational magazines and blogs. Currently, as the co-founder... Read More →
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Jennifer Williams

Senior Education Strategist, Participate
Dr. Jennifer Williams is a globally minded educator that works with classrooms of the world to connect learning and experience through meaningful uses of technology. As the Director of Education Strategy at Participate, she champions teachers to reimagine professional development... Read More →

Friday June 17, 2016 9:00am - 10:00am EDT
Zeno (C101) C101