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A Fresh Look at Test-Prep Tools
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Presented by Nancy Penchev, Technology Teacher at Scheck Hillel Community School, North Miami Beach, FL
Hosted by Common Sense Education and Sponsored by Symantec
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Looking for a fresh take on using test-prep tools? Want to promote collaboration and engagement? Nancy Penchev, a technology teacher at Scheck Hillel Community School in North Miami Beach, Florida, has some proven tools your students will love!
When you hear “test prep,” you might think drill and kill and lots of repetition, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Using engaging tools that include media and gamification, test prep can be fun and engaging for students. In this edWebinar, Nancy shares a host of ideas and present some of her favorite tools, including Do Ink, FlipGrid, Chatterkids, and others.
This recorded session is geared towards K–12 teachers in all subject areas. Learn more about tools to improve test prep for your students.
About the Presenter
Nancy Penchev is a 20-year teaching veteran with experience in ECE to fifth grade. Currently, she coordinates learning fun in the I Lab at Scheck Hillel Community School in North Miami Beach, Florida. In the I Lab, students do lots of action “I” words, like investigate, iterate, improvise, ignite, and inspire. Students create based on what they’re learning in the classroom and work to teach others what they know. In the I Lab, students make, with robots, coding, moviemaking, and other fun programs, and the I Lab helps teachers integrate these tools into the general-ed classroom experience. Nancy has presented at FETC, ISTE, and ST4T, among other conferences, where she brings her students to share their passions in hopes of inspiring other teachers to incorporate student voice. She regularly shares student work through Instagram and Twitter. Nancy is an ambassador for Wonder Workshop, Weebly, Osmo, and Common Sense Media.
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