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Tuesday, March 14 • 8:30am - 9:30am
Collaboration and the Cloud

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Too often the critics of school cite technology as a tool to distract and isolate rather than one that is crucial for critical thinking and collaboration. This session will introduce attendees to structures and tools that will help them integrate meaningful collaboration into the 1:1 classroom. Using tools such as GSuite, Padlet, Hangouts, DocentEDU, Actively Learn and more along with the tenets of cooperative learning, attendees will leave with methods and resources that will help them infuse technology and collaboration in their own classrooms.

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Katie Aquino

Instructional Coach, Leyden High School District 212
Katie Aquino is passionate about helping teachers and students connect with the world around them through the authentic use technology. Katie’s classroom teaching experience has all been at the high school level; 3 years in Missouri and 11 in Illinois. Currently, Katie is an instructional... Read More →

Tuesday March 14, 2017 8:30am - 9:30am CDT
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