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Edtech Advocacy &
Policy Summit

Empowering Learning Digitally with Local & Global Connections

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Participate and share : Poster

Sunday, November 29, 12:30–1:30 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)

Nicole Bond  
Explore how I helped students take ownership of their learning in my classroom and how that translates to online classrooms. This session will share a variety of examples, resources, and tools for helping students take ownership of their learning and connect with others.

Audience: Coaches, Teachers, Library media specialists
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Android, iOS
Laptop: Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS
Participant accounts, software and other materials:
Topic: Global collaboration
Grade level: 6-12
Subject area: Language arts, Career and technical education
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Global Collaborator
  • Students use digital tools to connect with learners from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, engaging with them in ways that broaden mutual understanding and learning.
  • Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints.
Creative Communicator
  • Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
Related exhibitors:
Microsoft Corporation

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

- Participants will know and be able to use Storycorps (interviewing application), Skype, and/or GridPals to make global/local connections
- Participants will know and be able to identify and/or create lessons which lend themselves to local and global connections
- Participants will know and be able to understand the power of using project and problem-based learning to fuel local/global connections


- Engaging Students with Choice/Ownership of Learning
- Importance of Goal Setting & Choice
- How to help students set goals and ask great questions
- How to Digitally Design with Choice in Mind
- Digital Conferencing & Feedback including digital tools for giving feedback
- Digital Resources & Tools for Choice

Supporting research

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Nicole Bond, Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12
ISTE Certified Educator

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