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Wednesday, February 11 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The Power of Screen Time! Reading, Writing, & Devices

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The Association of Pediatrics recommends limits on screen time. Researchers have recently proven notetaking with laptops to be ineffective for retaining higher-order cognitive knowledge. However, rather than blame the tools, let's examine the what students are actually DOING. In this session, we will look at the power of screens to scaffold, enrich, and augment the processes of reading, writing, research, and note taking. When we combine the functionality of technology with re-envisioned tasks, amazing things can happen!

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Beth Holland

Instructor & Doctoral Student, EdTechTeacher & John Hopkins
Beth Holland combines over 17 years of experience in mobile learning, K-12 education, and differentiated instruction to help teachers create innovative learning environments. She blogs regularly for Edutopia and EdTech Researcher at Education Week, presents at nationally and internationally, and is an authorized Google Education Trainer. She holds a Master's degree from Harvard University as well as a Bachelor's degree from Northwestern... Read More →

Wednesday February 11, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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