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Listen and learn : Multi-presentation

Wednesday, June 26, 12:00–1:00 pm
Location: Terrace Ballroom I, Level 4 (near Posters)

tzu yu chou   Erin D'Elia   Alicia Discepola   Keri Gritt   Jullia Suhyoung Lim   Brandon Lutz   Alefiya Master   Kathryn Nieves   Noora Fatima Noushad   Adrianne Rose   WEN-HSIN TSAI  
Attend the third and final round in the series of ISTE Ignite sessions featuring the stories of young educators. Presenters will have just five minutes and 20 slides each to share their passions in one continuous rapid-fire presentation. 1. "The Self-Paced Classroom," Adrianne Rose. 2. "#Beapreneur, Anypreneur," Alefiya Master. 3. "Coding & Robotics With Our Youngest Students: The Why & How," Keri Gritt. 4. "How to Create a Maker-Mindset Classroom Culture and Pass It On," Tzu Yu Chou. 5. "Stop Being Irrelevant: Leverage Edtech to Create Culturally Responsive Learning Environments," Alicia Discepola. 6. "Give the Full 20%: Bring Passion to Class," Kathryn Nieves. 7. "Bringing Literature to Life Through STEAM," Erin D’Elia. 8. "HoloLens to Help Students With Special Needs Transition into Middle School," Jullia Suhyoung Lim. 9. "Digital Creators, Not Consumers: Empowering Learners With Applied Digital Skills in STEAM," Noora Fatima Noushad

Audience: Coaches, Teachers, Teacher education/higher ed faculty
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices not needed
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Assessment/evaluations/standards
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Set professional learning goals to explore and apply pedagogical approaches made possible by technology and reflect on their effectiveness.
  • Stay current with research that supports improved student learning outcomes, including findings from the learning sciences.
  • Pursue professional interests by creating and actively participating in local and global learning networks.
Additional detail: Session recorded for video-on-demand


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Erin D'Elia, Norwalk Public Schools
Alicia Discepola, Millville Public Schools

Alicia is Millville Public School District's (Millville, NJ) Digital Literacy and Learning Specialist. She has presented at dozens of regional and national conferences, started #NJED on Twitter, and is a Google for Education Certified Educator (Levels 1 and 2) and Trainer.

Keri Gritt, St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School
Jullia Suhyoung Lim, A.Project Lab Inc.

Jullia Suhyoung Lim is an Educator and Designer. She likes creating playful and engaging experiences to help students learn more effectively. Watch her recent TED Talk here, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUm_EW5oExE to learn how she's using augmented reality (AR) in education.

Brandon Lutz, Abington School District
Alefiya Master, MAD-learn
Kathryn Nieves, Sparta Middle School
Noora Fatima Noushad, Heritage Xperiential Learning, India

Noora is a published learning scientist who has led multiple initiatives on imparting mobile computing skills to middle school students across public & private schools in USA. She led the research on a Milken funded project; Code for Philadelphia, a curriculum that focused on building student engagement in STEM through the creation of mobile apps. Her work has been presented at the Computer Supported Collaborative Learning Conference (CSCL) in London & at the European Science Education Research Association (ESERA). She holds an M.S.Ed in Learning Sciences & Technology from University of Pennsylvania. She heads the Design, Tech & Innovation at HXLS

Adrianne Rose, Godfrey-Lee Public Schools

Utilizing educational technology to boost learner success is Adrianne’s passion as an educator. After graduating from Hope College with a degree in Special Education, she knew her role as an educator would include advocating for student needs and embedding assistive technology into student lessons. In 2015, Adrianne earned her Master’s Degree in Learning and Technology and is a Google Certified Educator. Adrianne's major presenting experience includes ISTE, MACUL and GoogleFEST. She is an active member of ISTE Learning Networks, involved in Young Educators Network and will be an ISTE Certified Educator in the Summer of 2019.


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