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Monday, December 8


Building a Better Digital Age Writer
Explore 21st century technology tools to increase middle-level student writing engagement and output. Learn how technology is integrated to create a blended sixth grade language arts class. Learn how digital writing tools help students grow writing skills, learn about the impact of voice, explore new topics, and meet state writing standards!


Monday December 8, 2014 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Poster Table 4


Meet ELA Standards through Curriculum, Collaboration, and Coding
Are you looking for a new way to approach English Language Arts (ELA) standards? Imagine a unit that not only fulfills the standards, but also incorporates coding, engages students, and encourages creativity. We will share the collaborative teaching process, examples of student success, and the instruction unit using the coding program Scratch.

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Nancy Meyer

Media Specialist, ISD 191
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Amy Smalley

Instructional Coach, ISD 191
I am an elementary and junior high instructional coach for The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District. Having formally been an enrichment specialist and reading and math interventionist, I continually look for new and interesting ways to challenge and engage students.

Monday December 8, 2014 2:35pm - 3:25pm
Millennium Grand South
Tuesday, December 9


Capstone Digital
Capstone Digital helps build 21st century graduation readiness skills with Capstone Interactive eBooks (Prek-9 titles) and PebbleGo (K-3 Databases). Overview and demo of each resource, along with Q&A throughout plus testimonials and reviews. Please BYOD as free access to each will be provided. May contain commercial content.


Tuesday December 9, 2014 11:00am - 11:50am


Data Driven Instruction Simplified!
See how data-driven instruction can be simplified: computer-adaptive assessments, online instruction, real-time data, and lessons for teacher-student, face-to-face interaction make blended learning easy to implement. Experience our approach that supports educators by providing information needed to make informed instructional decisions. May contain commercial content.


Tuesday December 9, 2014 12:15pm - 1:05pm