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Tuesday, December 1
 

8:15am

Words Wound: Delete Cyberbullying & Make Kindness Go Viral
How can educators help change the pattern of offline and online peer harassment and build an environment marked by kindness and compassion? Join Dr. Hinduja as he shares what the research says regarding the prevalence, scope, and frequency of cyberbullying. Learn how non-technological and technological cases have created legal precedent to specifically inform your policy and programming. Realize the importance of creative responses and see how anonymous reporting systems and community members can help. Finally, discover how to create and maintain a positive school climate to prevent misbehaviors while encouraging teens to safeguard their online experiences and reduce their vulnerability.

Speakers

Tuesday December 1, 2015 8:15am - 9:30am
The Armory
 
Wednesday, December 2
 

8:15am

The Changing Landscape of Digital Learning
Technology is changing rapidly, and today's children have access to "educational" content on more platforms every day. How has today’s widespread technology altered the ways that kids interact with and learn from media? And, more importantly, how do we know what kids are learning from digital, mobile, and gaming content? Sara DeWitt dives in to how the ever-changing digital landscape is impacting the ways teachers teach and students learn, as well as highlighting PBS KIDS research that showcases real learning in the digital world.

Speakers

Wednesday December 2, 2015 8:15am - 9:30am
The Armory
 
Thursday, December 3
 

8:15am

Becoming a Lifelong Learner
Take a journey with college student Travis Allen and learn what it means to be a lifelong learner. This concept has an entirely new definition in today's Information Age and it requires us to create new skills, while at the same time embracing our inner student. Discover how schools, teachers, and the students themselves unintentionally obstruct their own path for the best possible education. And, most importantly, learn how to cultivate the right environment to break past these barriers.

Speakers

Thursday December 3, 2015 8:15am - 9:30am
The Armory
 
Tuesday, December 8
 

7:55am

Becoming a Lifelong Learner
Take a journey with college student Travis Allen and learn what it means to be a lifelong learner. This concept has an entirely new definition in today's Information Age and it requires us to create new skills, while at the same time embracing our inner student. Discover how schools, teachers, and the students themselves unintentionally obstruct their own path for the best possible education. And, most importantly, learn how to cultivate the right environment to break past these barriers. (Presenter(s): Travis Allen, President & Founder of iSchool Initiative)

Tuesday December 8, 2015 7:55am - 7:55am

7:55am

The Changing Landscape Digital Learning
Technology is changing rapidly, and today's children have access to "educational" content on more platforms every day. How has today's widespread technology altered the ways that kids interact with and learn from media? And, more importantly, how do we know what kids are learning from digital, mobile, and gaming content? Sara DeWitt dives in to how the ever-changing digital landscape is impacting the ways teachers teach and students learn, as well as highlights PBS KIDS research that showcases real learning in the digital world. (Presenter(s): Cynthia Dunlap, Consultant, NHSTE)

Tuesday December 8, 2015 7:55am - 7:55am

7:55am

Words Wound: Delete Cyberbullying & Make Kindness Go Viral
How can educators help change the pattern of cyberbullying and create positive school climates using kindness and compassion? Join Dr. Sameer Hinduja as he shares what the research says regarding the prevalence, scope, and frequency of cyberbullying. Learn how non-technological and technological cases have created legal precedent and the best ways to structure formal policy. Realize the importance of creative responses and see how anonymous reporting systems and community members can help. Explore the critical importance of creating and maintaining a positive school climate to prevent misbehaviors - offline and online - while encouraging teens to safeguard their online experience and reduce vulnerability. Discover ways to assess the problem and implement programming to reduce its prevalence and define the role of youth professionals in responding to cyberbullying. (Presenter(s): Sameer Hinduja, CoDirector - Cyberbullying Research Center)

Tuesday December 8, 2015 7:55am - 7:55am