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iPads in the Classroom
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1/15/2015
When: 1/15/2015
From 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
Where: Sidwell Friends School
3825 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, District of Columbia  20016
United States


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Classroom sets of iPads are showing up everywhere, even in schools that never considered 1 to 1 a possibility. But the iPads don't do the teaching, and we need to be clear about the pedagogy we are trying to address when we introduce technology into our curriculum. Teachers at Sidwell Lower School have put pedagogy first as they integrate the advantages of iPads into their curriculum. Lower School teachers from each grade level will speak about their current classroom projects and challenges with iPads as well as the planning process and integration. The Technology Coordinator will describe professional development, digital  citizenship, and guidelines for evaluation and reflection that will assure that the pedagogy and curriculum are driving the iPad program, and not the other way around. Applicable Grades: K-5.

Location Details: Lower School Groome Building. Turn into driveway from Edgemoor Lane. Visitor Parking is on the right.

Presenters: Jenni Voorhees, Sidwell Friends School

Jenni Swanson Voorhees is the Coordinator of Academic Technology and Lower School Curriculum at Sidwell Friends School. She created a successful iPad implementation three years ago which is now 1-2 in kindergarten, and 1-1 in first through fourth grades. The Lower School teaching team collaborates to write the iPad Adventures at Lower School blog. Jenni speaks and runs  workshops about learning with iPads, digital citizenship, and other topics in area schools and at conferences. She is currently the chair of the NAIS 21st Century Curriculum/Tech Task Force, an advisory group for the National Association of Independent Schools, and served on the AIMS Technology Committee for eight years.

Registration Deadline Date: 1/5/2015 (no refunds after this date)
AIMS Member Fee: $60, $85 after 1/5 
Non AIMS Member Fee: $90, $115 after 1/5

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