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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.


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


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Tue Immersive [clear filter]
Tuesday, May 23

8:00am EDT

Reading for Truth in the Age of Information
In this workshop, participants will gain experience in letting inquiry drive conversation an investigation of the differences among facts, information, opinion, and ideas. We will examine how to value and privilege student curiosity while helping to gird their paths to answers against misinformation. Specific examples and resources will be shared. Our time will be spent in investigation and creation mode.


Tuesday May 23, 2017 8:00am - 10:15am EDT
CCM 232

8:00am EDT

The Phases of Going Open
How do we move away from textbook-centered classrooms to more personalized learning environments with instructional materials that are timely and relevant? Join Kristina for a discussion and exploration of the phases that districts work through to transition to the use of openly licensed educational resources.


Tuesday May 23, 2017 8:00am - 10:15am EDT
CCM 221

11:30am EDT

Copy. Right? Using Resources Responsibly

What do lip dubs, Google image searches, and Teachers Pay Teachers have to do with your classroom? Let’s discuss the use of instructional materials, learn the difference between proprietary, free, and openly licensed, and explore these resources in the context of our curriculum.


Tuesday May 23, 2017 11:30am - 1:00pm EDT
CCM 221

12:30pm EDT

Student Agency in the Classroom
Supporting authentic student agency is central to efforts by Vermont schools to define and implement personalization, proficiency, and flexible pathways. We will share examples of self-paced curricular approaches and students taking on jobs and classroom leadership to illustrate the importance of students taking charge of their day-to-day learning.

Tuesday May 23, 2017 12:30pm - 2:45pm EDT
GBTC 117

1:00pm EDT

Breaking Habits – Challenging the Traditional School Status Quo
Going to school is one of the most ingrained habits of the American culture. In our considerable efforts to change, reform and shift, educators have struggled to get those efforts to stick. Join Diana for an exploration of guiding questions, potential pathways and advice on how to not only propose and attempt change, but get that change to take hold and form a new way to go to school in your community.


Tuesday May 23, 2017 1:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
CCM 232