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Cancelled for February 28th, 2017

Accelerated Reader - AR360 - the NEW Subtext

Sandy Lemon and Carolyn Denny


Sandy Lemon, English Teacher in Natick Public Schools will be demonstrating an activity using AR360. Sandy used AR360 in her classroom last year. "The program is very PARCC-like - the kids remarked that the highlighting and tagging tool is a great feature. And their favorite? Being able to cite the quote in their work with a click of a button!" AR360 provides instructional reading practice with digital nonfiction articles and incorporates the features of Subtext.


 


Renaissance Learning is a NEISTE 2016 and 2017 Corporate Partner

Who Owns the Learning?

Thursday, March 2nd at 7:00 PM

Zoom Room - https://zoom.us/j/312433926

 


Maker Mindset and Tools – Bringing Them to the Classroom

Thursday, March 16t at 7:00 PM

Zoom Room - https://zoom.us/j/459234449

The ongoing Maker Revolution enriches Makerspaces with innovative technology. Since evolving from community hobbyist spaces to Makerspaces in schools and libraries, MakerEd has vast implications for 21st century education. Resonating with children’s natural stage of discovery and powered by pedagogy of active learning, growth mindset and experiential education, MakerEd strengthens student-centered teaching practices, increases engagement and ownership in learning, and provides an outlet for students to join the vibrant global community of problem solvers.


In this presentation, we will discuss various types of Maker spaces, look at potent ways to incorporate MakerEd into classrooms through Tech Bundle customization, Mobile Makerspaces, Try First approach, and partnership in professional development, and analyze some successful MakerEd programs.

 




Save the Date!

Thursday, May 4th at 7:00 PM

Zoom Room - https://zoom.us/j/135947764

 




Save the Date!

Thursday, May 18th at 7:00 PM

Zoom Room - https://zoom.us/j/626366549

 




Save the Date!

Tuesday, May 30th at 7:00 PM

Zoom Room - https://zoom.us/j/514378658

 




Save the Date!

Tuesday, October 17th at 7:00 PM

Zoom Room - https://zoom.us/j/577730229

 



We are working on the 2017 lineup. If you have ideas or want to present, contact me. gharrington at neiste dot org!

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