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GBTC = S.D. Ireland Global Business & Technology Center
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Tuesday, May 23
 

9:15am

Administrators+School Librarians=Collaborations for Learning
What do school administrators and school librarians have in common? How can a collaborative relationship between an administrator and a school librarian improve learning for everyone in the school community? Discover answers to these questions and more, as collaborative partners from several Vermont school districts share experiences about the benefits of their work together to improve learning for all.

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Tuesday May 23, 2017 9:15am - 10:15am
GBTC 117

9:15am

Collaborative WeVideo Teams
WeVideo has advanced features allowing students to collaborate in video editing teams. Join my students as they show you how they use WeVideo Projects to create and collaborate at the same time. A student showcase of examples will be shared along with easy to follow steps to bring back to your classroom and students.

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Tuesday May 23, 2017 9:15am - 10:15am
CCM 233

9:15am

Developing Your Character: Learning Transferable Skills With the Habits of Mind
Learn the Habits of Mind and see how they seamlessly fit with the PBGR’s Transferable Skills. We will explore Vermont award books and characters to develop an understanding of the Habits of Mind, and model ways to infuse them into instruction. My literacy example transfers to all content areas, including math, science, arts and more. Join us – this is transferability at its very best!

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Tuesday May 23, 2017 9:15am - 10:15am
GBTC 114

9:15am

Doing More With Docs
Google has loads of shiny things to be distracted by but Docs can be a real workhorse. Let's find out how, looking particularly at hyperdocs and embedded scaffolds.

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Tuesday May 23, 2017 9:15am - 10:15am
CCM 444

9:15am

Green Mountain Book Award - Get Teens Reading!
Preview the 2017-2018 GMBA list with members of the GMBA Committee. You’ll hear booktalks on the new list of nominees. You’ll also get a chance to talk with individual committee members about incorporating GMBA books into class curricula, promoting the books to students in libraries, and using them to help students connect to online reader communities. Come join the conversation about how to get teens reading!


Tuesday May 23, 2017 9:15am - 10:15am
CCM 442

9:15am

Harnessing Student Energy as a Path to Proficiency
At Harwood Union High School, students within the school’s shared leadership team are creating a “passage presentation” for ninth graders that provides a structure for using personalized learning plans and digital portfolios as vehicles for demonstrating proficiency. In this session, co-principal Amy Rex and her students will share how they are harnessing student energy to build criteria for meeting proficiency-based graduation requirements and communicating it to their peers.

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Amy Rex

Principal, Harwood Union



Tuesday May 23, 2017 9:15am - 10:15am
CCM 434

9:15am

Middle School PLP - Report on Two Years of Progress
We are very excited to share our trials and tribulations regarding the PLP process from the lens of Lamoille middle school students. We will be presenting ideologies from 7th and 8th graders who are engaged in the 2nd year of the PLP process. Topics to be discussed are; passion projects, embedded service-learning initiatives, proficiency based learning, and much more!


Tuesday May 23, 2017 9:15am - 10:15am
GBTC 112

9:15am

Putting the ME in PLP!
We are a group of 5th - 7th graders embarking on a journey to re-design our PLPs. This pilot group has been working for several weeks to learn the design thinking process and apply it to the Personalized Learning Plans. Come learn about our experience and add to our conversations about the process and product of personalized learning.


Tuesday May 23, 2017 9:15am - 10:15am
CCM 424

9:15am

Supporting PBL & student choice with a Makerspace
A Makerspace has much more potential than just providing a space for students to explore and tinker. A makerspace can become an integral part of what is going on every day in classrooms. At PES the makerspace is being used to enhance & support PBL and student choice for school work, enrichment as well as a space for students to follow their own passions and create their own learning.

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Tuesday May 23, 2017 9:15am - 10:15am
GBTC 217