TLI WInter Event: We Have the Tools – Let’s Be Change Agents!
In 2016, we find ourselves armed with a variety of rich digital tools and resources to support our instructional programs. It is critical to ensure we have a strategic approach when identifying the needs and use of all of these tools to successfully implement systemic change in our classrooms.
Date: Friday, Jan. 20, 2017
Site: Edith Macy Conference Center - Briarcliff Manor, New York
7:30 - 8:30 Breakfast
8:40 - 10:10 - Session I - Samantha Becker
10:10 - 10:25 - Networking/Snack Break
10:30 - 12:00 - Session II - Karen Goldstein
Samantha Becker is the Director of the NMC Horizon Project and lead writer and researcher for the NMC Horizon Report series, which analyzes emerging technology uptake in various education sectors across the globe. She has an expertise in digital communications, with a special interest in e-publishing, social media, and online learning. In 2013, she taught the first online course ever to exclusively take place in Facebook, which was geared towards training education professionals to integrate social media into their teaching practices. Previous to the NMC, Samantha facilitated the digitization of books and periodicals for several of the world’s largest publishers and was the managing editor of a lifestyle magazine.
Karen Goldstein is a veteran educator, with more than 25 years of teaching and instructional coaching experience in public schools in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is a Nationally Board Certified Teacher and a Teacher Consultant for the National Writing Project. Karen is also a co-author with Judith Lysaker and other teacher researchers of the NCTE-published book Teacher Inquiry in Literacy Workshops: Forging Relationships Through Reggio-Inspired Practice. Most recently, she worked as an Account Manager and Assessment Specialist for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, where she managed custom assessment projects, provided professional development on assessment and early childhood topics to customers and internally as well as developed training materials for existing HMH products.
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