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Redefining Professional Learning for 1:1 Computing
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Presented by Michelle Luhtala, Library Dept Chair, New Canaan High School, CT; with Alexa Schlechter, Technology Integrator at New Canaan High School,CT; and Jacquelyn Whiting, Library Media Specialist at New Canaan High School, CT
Sponsored by Mackin Educational Resources
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How do we prepare every teacher to maximize learning when every student has a device in hand? As districts increase computing capacity, there is an assumption that faculty will adapt. Often, “adapting” means that what teachers used to do analog, they now do digitally, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that they are reimagining learning for the new landscape. In this session, facilitators share effective and replicable workshop ideas that will help faculty adapt their teaching for the 1:1 environment.
Michelle Luhtala is the Library Department Chair at New Canaan High School in Connecticut and was one of five school librarians named as a “Mover and Shaker” by Library Journal in 2015. She is the winner of the 2011 “I Love My Librarian” Award and the Library Association’s 2010 Outstanding Librarian Award. The New Canaan High School Library won AASL’s National School Library Program of the year in 2010. Follow her on Twitter @mluhtala.
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