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Unfortunately, unchecked and unfocused use of technology can result in students disconnecting from the “why” of learning and from the real-time relationships that are key to their development and success. Alternatively, high-quality integration of technology has the potential to not only prepare young people for their futures, but also to enhance and expand learning and connectedness.
Join our guests as they discuss specific ways you can overcome barriers to connecting digital learners and lead your school community in meaningful technology integration. You'll hear from:
- Heidi Hayes Jacobs, author of Curriculum 21: Essential Education for a Changing World, founder and president of Curriculum Designers Inc., and executive director of the Curriculum Mapping Institute;
- Juliette Mersiowsky, instructional designer and instructor of education and technology at Germanna Community College in Virginia; and
- Ena Bentley Wood, technology integration specialist with Arlington (Va.) Public Schools.
How does your school and community meaningfully connect digital learners to their peers, teachers, and communities; to rich and challenging learning; and to their futures?