Elevate the Wonder of Words Through Arts and Technology

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Explore and create : Playground

This is presentation 1 of 3, at station "Station 2: Wonder" within the playground "Art & Technology STEAM Playground"; scroll down to see more details.

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Jessie Erickson  

Explore how to use creativity and verse to bring poetry alive as a beautiful piece of “wonder” by blending art, images, video and online platforms.

Audience: Coaches, Teachers, Teacher education/higher ed faculty
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Topic: Creativity & curation tools
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Language arts, STEM/STEAM
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Creative Communicator
  • Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
  • Students create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.
  • Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Use creativity and verse to bring poetry alive as a beautiful piece of “wonder” by blending art, images, video, and online platforms.


20 minute playground session exploring Adobe Spark, Animoto, Canva and other creativity tools to use with poetry and writing.

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Jessie Erickson, Private Contractor

Jessie Erickson is the District Assessment Coordinator for Grand Forks Public Schools. Jessie holds Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction and a Specialist Diploma in Educational Leadership. She has had the opportunity to work with the students and staff as a teacher, Building Resource Coordinator, Instructional Coach and Curriculum Technology Partner within the Grand Forks Public Schools and Grand Forks Air Force Base School Districts. She loves facilitating opportunities that ignite all learners to become passionate about leading and learning.

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