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Sunday March 23 - Tuesday March 25  Kalahari Resorts, Wisconsin Dells, WI
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Monday, March 24 • 10:15am - 11:15am
iPads, Non-fiction Text, and Common Core...What else could one ask for?

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Common Core Standards, increase rigor, and critical thinking are shaping the lives of our students in the 21st century.  Schools are being asked to prepare students for career and college readiness by boosting student exposure to non-fiction text.  Students often complain about how boring reading non-fiction text can be.  What happens when students use digital literacies as a learning tool for non-fiction text instead of a book, paper and pencil? A teacher went on a mission to explore what would happen.  She will share her findings as well as introduce you to the apps and lessons she incorporated into her classroom.  This workshop will be informational as well as interactive.  Bring your iPad and see what you can learn to help motivate your students to read!

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Terri Harbort

Fifth grade teacher, Milton Schools
Terri Harbort is a fifth grade teacher at Northside Intermediate School in Milton. She has taught a variety of subjects and grades in her 20 years of teaching in the Milton and Beloit School Districts. She believes that technology is a necessary component in her teaching in order... Read More →
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Christina Nording

5th Grade Teacher, School District of Milton
Christina Nording has been an iGuide for the School District of Milton, leading fellow teachers through tech integration. She has presented at SLATE, WEMTA, Virtually at the Colonial Blended Learning Conference 2016, and ISTE 2017 & 2018 presenter. She is an ISTE member and a member... Read More →

Monday March 24, 2014 10:15am - 11:15am
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