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Edtech Advocacy &
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Classroom Exchanges: Online Discussions Between Students

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Participate and share : Poster

Tuesday, June 25, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Location: Posters: Level 4, Terrace Ballroom Lobby, Table 20

Sarah Harris  
Learn how students from across the United States can take part in online discussions about big, constitutional issues via Classroom Exchanges. Utilizing civil dialogue techniques and the videoconferencing platform Zoom, students participate in this discussion based on questions asked by legal professionals serving as moderators. These online programs have reached over 1,500 students since September.

Audience: Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers, Principals/head teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices not needed
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Communication and collaboration
Grade level: 9-12
Subject area: Social studies
ISTE Standards: For Administrators:
Digital Age Learning Culture
  • Model and promote the frequent and effective use of technology for learning.
For Educators:
  • Use collaborative tools to expand students' authentic, real-world learning experiences by engaging virtually with experts, teams and students, locally and globally.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Participants will be able to use the lesson planning materials to prepare for the Classroom Exchange. They will also be able to understand the technological components of the program, as well as the benefits to students.

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Sarah Harris, National Constitution Center

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