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How to navigate the schedule: The conference schedule is hosted by Sched.com which allows you to search within the schedule, and filter the schedule to show sessions only occurring on a certain day or time.

You can build your own schedule by creating a free account with Sched.com by selecting "SIGN UP" in the top right corner. To use the filter options, find the "Filter by Type" heading on the right side of the page and select one of the sessions.   A navigation bar will appear, showing all of the tracks.  Hovering over the "Schedule" tab at the top of the agenda will show the different ways to view the schedule.

For more information, watch a how-to video from Sched.com to learn about all of the features.


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 = Center for Communication & Creative Media
GBTC = S.D. Ireland Global Business & Technology Center
IDX = IDX Student Life Center

 

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Mon Session 5 [clear filter]
Monday, May 22
 

1:45pm

Become a Power Searcher
Learn how to create a search plan that will yield desired search results. No more scrolling through endless search pages for authoritative sources. Improve your search terms and phrases, learn about search tools, modifiers and Google Scholar. The focus will be on Google Search and Scholar. The search strategies and skills learned can be applied to other search engines.

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Monday May 22, 2017 1:45pm - 2:45pm
GBTC 117

1:45pm

Copyright - Yes You Can!
Copyright and fair use are issues that concern librarians, teachers, tech integrationists and administrators alike. The ease of publishing online provides a powerful platform for student voice. Yet many schools operate in a culture of fear and uncertainty: what uses are legal? What is Fair Use? Transformativeness? Explore essentials of copyright to feel more confident in your use of images, songs, movies, news media, advertising, online resources and popular culture, to build students' critical thinking and communication skills.

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Monday May 22, 2017 1:45pm - 2:45pm
GBTC 114

1:45pm

Creating a Paperless Classroom Using GSuites for Education
Come learn how to locate, upload, organize and share documents within Google Drive as well as how to use Google Forms to conduct formative assessments. Attendees will also learn how to set-up Google Classroom, including adding assignments, viewing student progress, and adding parents to increase communication, as well as collect, comment on, and return student work digitally. To maximize your learning potential, please ensure that you have permission to create a class within Google Classroom prior to attending.

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Monday May 22, 2017 1:45pm - 2:45pm
CCM 444

1:45pm

Engaging Literacy Learners with Seesaw
Seesaw, a durable, digital portfolio, allows parents to see their child’s work anytime from anywhere. Seesaw is used cross-curricular within a ½ multiage classroom, but is suitable for all ages. Students can demonstrate their various skill levels with their Daily 5 work stations, book reviews, and writing workshop pieces. Seesaw connects with Explain Everything and Chatterpix to build an appsmashing platform!

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Monday May 22, 2017 1:45pm - 2:45pm
CCM 424

1:45pm

Making it Personal: Opportunities for Service Learning
Join Christopher Whitaker, STEM Education Coordinator from the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center, for a discussion about the role informal science institutions play in Vermont’s Flexible Pathways Initiative. ECHO will showcase its Personalized Learning Program as a model for mentored learning opportunities tailored to individual middle and high school students. The discussion will include how to navigate the unique challenges of service learning outside the classroom.


Monday May 22, 2017 1:45pm - 2:45pm
CCM 426

1:45pm

Student Voice in Library Book Purchasing
Release the purse strings and give students power over your budget! Find out how a group of 5th and 6th graders at Moretown School took control over part of the library budget. Students will present their experiences of how they determined what books to buy for the library and how they helped to further the culture of reading in our school.

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Monday May 22, 2017 1:45pm - 2:45pm
GBTC 206

1:45pm

Talk with the experts: Leadership Tips and Strategies for School Librarians
A panel of distinguished and experienced school librarians will discuss practical strategies you can use to transform and enhance your role as school librarians into recognized leaders in your schools and states. ESSA, The Essential Librarian, and Student Equity will be addressed in their discussions. Brought to you by New England School Librarians Association (NESLA)


Monday May 22, 2017 1:45pm - 2:45pm
CCM 442

1:45pm

Virtual Reality Can Teach Empathy
Learn how teachers can use virtual reality technology as the tool for more engaging and authentic learning. Young adults need to engage with curriculum that is meaningful and relevant. This technology can make an even greater connection to issues of social justice around the world.

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Monday May 22, 2017 1:45pm - 2:45pm
GBTC 112