Great Plains Summit: July 16th to 17th, 2020

Thinkers That Tinker :: Designing Learning Experiences That Students Will Remember

Session Description

Simple reports and poster projects are dull. Learn how to redesign your lessons and projects for more hands-on learning while utilizing Google Tools to document the learning process. The balance of student voice / choice and structure will create memorable learning experiences that will LAUNCH your students’ creativity, resilience, teamwork, and grit. You’ll never look at ordinary cardboard the same way !
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
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Session Schedule

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Session Presenter

Jessica Loucks
Technology Integration Specialist
Manchester Public Schools, CT

Pertinent, high-energy training peppered with laughs is Jessica's forte! She has been providing professional development on technology integration since her early days as a 7-12 Reading and Language Arts teacher. Now a Technology Integration Specialist for Manchester Public Schools in Connecticut, Jess has overseen Chromebook 1:1 deployments at both the high school and middle school levels, provided GSuite training at the district level, and has even spearheaded her district's first MakerSpaces. As head of the Technology Department at Illing Middle School, she has presented at numerous conferences on how to effectively roll out technology in engaging ways.

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