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Welcome to BLC17! We hope you have an amazing experience! Mark the dates: BLC18 will be here in Boston July 22, 2018 through July 27, 2018!
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Wednesday, July 26 • 4:00pm - 5:05pm
Cassidy - Connected From the Start

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The recent explosion of social media and the connections that media allows have the ability to revolutionize classroom learning. Even young students can be global learners and connect with people and classrooms outside of their building, city or country. We’ll discuss why you would want to do this, curriculum connections and the practicalities of how to make it work in YOUR classroom. You’ll leave with
• A list of tools that help young children to connect
• Ideas for using connections to enrich your curriculum
• Suggestions for choosing effective tools
• An online handout with the material from the presentation

Speakers
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Kathy Cassidy

Grade One Teacher, Prairie South Schools
Kathy Cassidy has been teaching for more than 20 years and is currently a grade one teacher in Moose Jaw, SK, Canada. She is passionate about literacy and about using technology in meaningful ways. Since 2005, her classroom has been connecting with the world through a classroom b... Read More →


Wednesday July 26, 2017 4:00pm - 5:05pm
Arlington Boston Park Plaza
  • BLC Strand Teaching Global Communication Skills
  • Intended Audience Elementary
  • Session Level Beginner