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Wednesday, July 16 • 11:10am - 12:00pm
The Best of Collaboration, Communication, and Innovation

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Dembo and Bellow literally wrote the definitive guide to web technologies in the classroom. In this session, they will share more than just a whirlwind tour of the essential tools for educators; they will demonstrate how to tap into a network of others that are on similar learning expeditions. Since authoring the book, they have connected with hundreds of educators who have used it to begin their own professional learning journeys. However, gaining knowledge of specific tools is only half the experience. Connecting with other educators and learning how to use these tools to transform the classroom is the ultimate goal. In this session, Dembo and Bellow will explore how to use web tools to create interactive, collaborative experiences for teachers to engage in with their students. They will do this through a series of live demonstrations that involve every attendee in the room. Starting with basics such as polling and backchannels, the presenters will illustrate new models of interaction that leverage mobiles, tablets, and any other device that can access the web. Attendees will learn by doing and walk away with a concrete understanding of how to replicate these experiences in their own classrooms.


Adam Bellow

Adam Bellow, Founder and President of eduTecher and eduClipper began his career in education as an Assistant English Teacher at a High School for students with learning disabilities in New York City. After earning a Masters Degree in both General and Special Education at Hunter College, where he taught a graduate level course on integrating technology into the special education classroom, Adam became an English teacher at a High School on Long... Read More →

Steve Dembo

As the Director of Online Community and Social Media Strategy at Discovery Education, I oversee the DEN website, blogs, virtual events, and our social media accounts like Twitter and Facebook. I also have the privledge of working with our LC Social Media and Blog teams throughout the year! Prior to working for Discovery, I taught kindergarten for several years and served as my school's Director of Technology.

Wednesday July 16, 2014 11:10am - 12:00pm
SLC Ballroom A/B

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