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5 EdTech Tools for Back to School

Thursday, July 18, 2024 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

5 EdTech Tools for Back to School

Presented by Bianca DeJesus, Editor, Learning Content, Common Sense Education; and Tali Horowitz, East Coast Education Director, Common Sense Education
Moderated by Jennifer Ehehalt, Sr. Regional Manager, Midwest, Common Sense Education

Sponsored by Common Sense Education

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It’s summertime! Join Common Sense to learn about vetted EdTech tools to ease you into back-to-school planning. We review Writable, Magic School AI, PerplexityAI, Canva for Education, and Kikori to ensure we’re covering classroom management (or efficiency), SEL, and academics. You hear from star teachers on the ground about how they love to use these tools and from our expert reviewer Bianca DeJesus!

View this edWebinar to:

  • Learn about EdTech tools for learning
  • Hear from classroom educators on how they use them
  • Understand how to integrate ideas for back-to-school preparation

This recorded edWebinar is of interest to K-12 teachers and librarians.

Bianca DeJesus

About the Presenters

Bianca DeJesus is Editor of Learning Content at Common Sense Education where she assigns, edits, and publishes reviews. Prior to this role, she worked as a learning engagement manager and developed and implemented community support content and learning resources for over 50,000 global volunteers. She also worked as an adjunct professor of English and taught English as a second language. Bianca earned her bachelor’s degree in English and graduated with her master’s in language and literacy. She is originally from the Bronx, New York, and loves to paint and try new vegan restaurants.

Tali Horowitz

Tali Horowitz is the East Coast Education Director at Common Sense Education, where she works with educators and families to empower kids to meaningfully harness the power of media and technology for learning and life. She partners with state-level organizations, school districts, and community organizations to help integrate Common Sense Education resources. She provides educational leadership through consultation with school districts, professional development (both in person and virtual), and conference presentations. Tali has been an educator for 20 years. Her passions include helping educators and families effectively navigate the digital world and building cultural competency. She has worked in a variety of educational settings, including as an elementary school teacher in the New York City Department of Education and the San Francisco Unified School District. In 2013, she received a Fulbright Fellowship to research culturally responsive pedagogy in New Zealand. In her free time, she loves face-to-face interactions with friends and family.

Jennifer Ehehalt

About the Moderator

As Sr. Regional Manager, Jennifer Ehehalt designs and delivers high-quality professional development opportunities for educators across the country. She spotlights thought leaders by creating and moderating conversations on timely topics relevant to digital teaching and learning. When attending Jennifer’s edWeb sessions, participants know they’ll leave with concrete strategies from the field, including how to build a positive school culture, how to use straightforward templates to guide challenging conversations, and family engagement implementation ideas.

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Common Sense Education

Common Sense Education develops high-quality digital citizenship programs and digital teaching resources, providing educators and students with the digital learning tools they need to harness the power of technology for life.

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Thursday, July 18, 2024
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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