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Thursday, June 13 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
I Wanna Code With Somebody: Coding, Collaboration, Communication, & Creation in Language Arts

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Clock strikes upon the hour, And the class begins to end, Still enough time to figure out, How to chase students’ blues away? Increase students' access to literary fiction and writing standards through coding, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking. Strategies, resources, and tools including coding and collaboration using Ozobots, the Applied Digital Skills curriculum, Google CS/Scratch, digital portfolios, oral rehearsal, and reflections were used to increase engagement in the ELA Classroom. Participants will leave with strategies to integrate learning about literature through coding, computational thinking, reflection, and collaboration. Come see these strategies successfully implemented in middle school.

Speakers
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Suzanne Brooks

Digital Learning Coach, White Knoll Middle, Lexington School District One
Suzanne Brooks is a former elementary and gifted program teacher and is currently a digital learning coach in Lexington School District One. She is in her second year as a Dynamic Learning Project coaching fellow. This is a challenge based coaching program sponsored by Google for... Read More →
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Clay Crawford

Lexington 1
Clay Crawford began his teaching career in Summerville, South Carolina in Dorchester School District 2 teaching 7th and 8th grade core and advanced writing for 6 years. He served as the school Quest Writing Coach, and aided district interventionists in creating software to assist... Read More →


Thursday June 13, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm EDT
Classroom 10
  General Session