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EdTech Tools for Hybrid Learning (emphasis on inquiry based research projects)

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Participate and share : Poster

Wednesday, December 2, 3:00–4:00 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)

Becky Hansen  
Angie Kalthoff  

Explore how inquiry based research is being conducted in elementary hybrid setting through the support of EdTech tools. See each step of the process and share specific software and hardware. Learn how to create an environment where students are active creators, not just consumers and leave with research and frameworks.

Audience: Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices not needed
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Attendees will have access to the resources shared in my sessions. They may want to have a device with Internet to access the resources or a camera to take a picture of the URL to access at a later time.
Topic: Computer science & computational thinking
Grade level: 6-8
Subject area: Computer science, STEM/STEAM
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Computational Thinker
  • Students formulate problem definitions suited for technology-assisted methods such as data analysis, abstract models and algorithmic thinking in exploring and finding solutions.
  • Students collect data or identify relevant data sets, use digital tools to analyze them, and represent data in various ways to facilitate problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Students break problems into component parts, extract key information, and develop descriptive models to understand complex systems or facilitate problem-solving.
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Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

As a public school educator for the past eleven years, I was always trying to find ways to integrate technology into my classroom with meaning and purpose. I wanted students to be active creators of their own knowledge. I have found success in having students learn by doing, while building their computational thinking and computer science background.


We will start with sharing different EdTech frameworks, standards, and pedagogy.

We will cover the privacy acts/programs teachers should be aware of like FERPA and COPPA when using different tools.

We will break down the 5 steps in the inquiry based research process. We will share how different edtech tools can be used along the way to accomplish the goals in a hybrid learning environment.

Supporting research

Coding as a Playground - Dr. Marina Bers
Lifelong Kindergarten - Mitchel Resnick
Coding as a Literacy -
Multiple perspectives from the CIRCL Center -
National Science Foundation - STEM for ALL Video showcase -

K12 University Partnership for STEM Education -

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Becky Hansen, Elementary
Angie Kalthoff

Angie is a former elementary educator and technology integrationist. She earned a M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning and holds various certification and ambassador titles with a variety of EdTech tools and organizations, including Google Innovator and Seesaw. She has also taught at the university level in education programs to pre-service and master level educators and has created and hosted a variety of professional development and learning opportunities for fellow educators. Angie has been directly involved in a variety of projects – ranging from facilitating computer science courses to her work connecting research and classroom practice.

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