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Tuesday, February 4 • 11:15am - 12:15pm
"Creating a Culture of Research and Writing in the 1:1 Social Studies Classroom "

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The connected classroom changes the economy of information in a social studeis cllasssroom. The teacher is no longer the sole provider of historical content and the textbook is no longer the best learning resource for historical fact. This session will focus on how create an environment for historical research and foster the skills for writing that become essential when a class begins to focus on evaluating and distilling meaning from a wide variety of sources. We will also discuss how student creation products can be used to scaffold and support successful writng skills.      

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Shawn McCusker

Presenter & Instructor, EdTechTeacher
Shawn McCusker has 21 years of experience as a middle and high school teacher during which time he has taught in public, private and alternative schools teaching in 1:1 iPad and Chromebook programs. He is an innovator in the creation and organization of online learning communities... Read More →


Tuesday February 4, 2014 11:15am - 12:15pm
14B

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