Balancing Learning and Engagement With Seesaw
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Lindsay Foster Anne Truger
Seesaw is an incredibly flexible teaching and assessment tool. In this hands-on session, explore out-of-the-box strategies and applications of this wildly popular learning tool. See how to build engaging learning experiences with a focus on students with special needs and ESL learners.
|Audience:||Teachers, Coaches, Curriculum/district specialists|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||Participants should have a free or paid account on https://web.seesaw.me/|
|Topic:||Instructional design & delivery|
|Subject area:||ESL, Special education|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
|Influencer Disclosure:||This session includes a presenter that indicated a “material connection” to a brand that includes a personal, family or employment relationship, or a financial relationship. See individual speaker menu for disclosure information.|
OBJECTIVE: Participants will be able to replicate cross curricular Seesaw activities for grades PreK to age 22.
EDUCATIONAL CHALLENGE: Educators are adopting Seesaw as an instructional tool within their classrooms but lack the understanding of application to differentiate topics to meet the needs of a wide variety of student populations.
INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES/STRATEGIES: Participants will have the opportunity to replicate and create content specific, differentiated Seesaw activities for their classroom of learners.
EVIDENCE of SUCCESS: Educators will be generating individualized, content specific, standards based Seesaw activities rather than only using content from the library.
5 minutes Introduction
5 minutes explanation of Seesaw
10 minutes comparing and contrasting free/paid options
35 minutes stations/rotations
5 minutes Wrap-up/Question & Answer
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Greaves, T., Hayes, J., Wilson, L., Gelziak, M, & Peterson, R. (2010) The technology factor: Nine keys to student achievement and cost-effectiveness Shelton, CT. MDR. https://www.k12blueprint.com/sites/default/files/Project-RED-Technolgy-Factor.pdf
Lindsay Foster has two decades of educational experience as an elementary classroom educator, a technology applications instructor, and as an instructional technology coach. As an Instructional Technology Coordinator, Mrs. Foster helps students & educators alike build meaningful & engaging learning experiences using technology across the curriculum. Mrs. Foster is a Google Certified Trainer, a LEGO Education US Master Educator, Book Creator Ambassador, and BreakoutEDU Trainer. Mrs. Foster loves to showcase student and educator experiences in the classroom, on the campus and across her district and state, and her speaking engagements have included ISTE, TCEA, MACUL, NCTIES, TCEA ETC, TCCA, TiA, and TXGoo.
Anne Truger is an educational technology consultant with over 20 years of conference presentation experience. Anne dreams of a world where technology integration becomes truly seamless and invisible. Currently Anne works as a Instructional Technology Coach for TrueNorth 804 Educational Cooperative. In her free time she provides Google Training for private clients. She is a Google for Education Certified Trainer and a Google Certified Innovator. Anne has presented at APC 2018-2021, ISTE 2001-2021 and at many other local conferences. She enjoys presenting and sharing her lifelong love of learning and technology passion with others.