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Digital Book Reports with Epic Books and Tynker

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Location: Room 282
Experience live: All-Access Package

Listen and learn : Ed talk: Hosted activity

Tara Linney  
Hosted by Tynker, Epic, GeoGebra, and Osmo. This session focuses on how reading and computer science can go hand-in-hand. By using Epic Books, students can read exciting content that fits their desires. Then, we explore how digital story summarizing can be created thru the use of computer programming with Tynker.

Audience: Curriculum/district specialists, Library media specialists, Teachers
Topic: Computer science & computational thinking
Grade level: 3-5
Subject area: Language arts, Computer science
Additional information: https://tlspecialists.com/

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Tara Linney, TL Specialists

Tara is the Founder of TLSpecialists LLC, an organization created to provide edtech and SEL-infused training for schools in this new world of hybrid and remote learning environments, with a focus on equitable experiences, delivered by diverse trainers. She is an award-winning educator who has helped several schools across the world with launching and sustaining effective 1:1 programs over the course of the last decade. In 2018, Tara authored and published the book, Code Equity: Keying Girls into Coding, as a guide for educators looking to make a more equitable learning environment for their students.

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