Engage young learners with project-based learning: Project-based learning is possible for young learners. Presenters will illustrate ways to implement it using fun and engaging technology tools. Educators will gain the tools and knowledge necessary to create learning opportunities that challenge young learners to use a design process and computational thinking to innovate and solve problems.
Using podcasting to amplify teacher voice in the rural midwest: Discover how the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin – Platteville leveraged technology to amplify teacher voice in the Driftless region of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa with the creation of the Proud Rural Teacher Podcast. Learn how presenters leveraged technology to create, produce, and distribute their education-focused podcast.
An extrasensory art experience: Learning about art and science through technology: Art, science, technology … a single unifying vision for understanding synesthesia. Hear how a 12th grade student used artificial intelligence and machine learning to design a system that acts as a translator between images and music. She also found a creative way to develop an immersive and extrasensory experience that emulates what people with synesthesia perceive.
Innovative special education planning through technology integration: New challenges require innovative solutions. That’s how the staff at ISD 916 in St. Paul, Minnesota, approaches education. This presentation will feature innovations and how they support students. Included will be searchable databases, ways to support non-reading students using Google Tools and modifying trends to meet the needs of special education students.
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