Diminishing the Digital Divide: Amplifying the Voice for At-Risk Students
Participate and share : Poster
Monday, June 24, 8:00–10:00 am
Location: Posters: Level 4, Terrace Ballroom Lobby, Table 2
How can technology amplify student voice for English language learners? Learn ways to provide depth of knowledge level 4 lessons that amplify student voice. Learn how to diminish the digital divide and provide access to technology for students in at-risk communities.
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||Anchor.fm
|Subject area:||Language arts, ESL|
|ISTE Standards:||For Education Leaders:
Equity and Citizenship Advocate
|Related exhibitors:||Anchor Audio , Flipgrid|
Participants will leave with easy to execute lessons that will amplify student voice for English Language Learners. In addition, participants will learn how to successfully acquire technology through Donors Choose to diminish the digital divide for at-risk students. Specifically, participants will learn how to do a green screen project using Do Ink, how to use Anchor.Fm to create a student-generated podcast, as well as the wealth of resources Flipgrid provides for amplifying student's voice.
For all students, but specifically English Language Learners, it is essential to provide safe opportunities to move them out of the quiet period to increase language acquisition and development.
Teaching Speaking to Grade School and Elementary Students
First published: 18 January 2018 https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118784235.eelt0870
Optimizing Elementary Education for English Language Learners
Nilufer Guler (Avila University, USA)
Release Date: January, 2018|Copyright: © 2018
Joelle Massari is a National Board Certified Teacher with a Middle Childhood Generalist focus. Teaching for over 18 years, Mrs. Massari is passionate about combining strong pedagogy with current educational technology. With experience in grades K-8 in both the public and private setting, Mrs. Massari presently teaches fourth grade in a high-risk Title One school. She has a Bachelor's Degree from Saint Joseph's University in Elementary Education and a Master's Degree from Wilkes University in Instructional Media. Mrs. Massari presents professional development sessions about technology integration as well as cooperative learning at the local, state and national level.