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8:00 am - 9:00 am
Choose Your Own Adventure in Writing
Nicole Cassamassino, Technology Integration Teacher, Bedford School District, and Kara Speaker, Bedford School District
Level: Beginner
Grades: K-5, 6-8
Do you remember Choose Your Own Adventure books as a child? Being able to choose what happens next in the story was an awesome experience. And then being able to read the book again with a different outcome . . . priceless. Join us to learn how we used Book Creator and a green screen to spark students' interest in writing their own choose your adventure book. This session will provide step by step suggestions and hands on opportunity. Attendees will be able to adapt this writing experience for any level and subject area.
Equipment needed: iPads, laptops and Chromebooks can be used for this session.
Software needed: Participants using an iPad will need to install the free Book Creator app. Those using a laptop will need to ensure that they have the most up to date Chrome web browser installed.
8:30 pm - 11:30 am
Karen Desjadon, Media Specialist, Londonderry School District, and Nicole Cassamassino, Bedford School District
Level: Beginner
Grades: All
Picture the last time you doodled on your notebook paper. We bet you were in a class, at a workshop/conference, or at a staff meeting. Whether you realize it or not that doodling was helping to keep you focused and even helping you remember what you were learning about. Consider your students . . . what are they doing during your lessons? Are you ready to change the way you and your students take notes? How about the way you and your students present information? Are you not sure how or where to start? If so, this session is for you! Join us to continue your journey with or become part of #sketchEDnh (a professional development opportunity centered around sketchnoting). In this hands on learning experience, work on sketching and creating your visual vocabulary while also exploring how to use sketchnoting in your classroom with students. Explore various tools to sketch and think of ways to digitally organize sketches. The specific Rocketbook model and accessories included along with the exact price will be posted in October on the conference website at
Equipment needed: A device to upload file to a Cloud service of your choosing (presenters will focus on Google Drive). Rocketbook and a set of Frixon Gel pens How to Sketchnote: A Step-by-Step Manual for Teachers and Students by Sylvia Duckworth The Conference Companion: Sketchnotes, Doodles, and Creative Play for Teaching and Learning by Becky Green
Software needed: Rocketbook app and knowledge of personal device
12:50 pm - 1:40 pm
Project Based Learning: Explore the Path
Nicole Cassamassino, Technology Integration Teacher, Bedford School District, and Erin Kane, Bedford School District
Level: Beginner
Grades: K-5, 6-8
What is Project Based Learning (PBL)? How is Project Based Learning different from what I am already doing in the classroom? How can PBL experiences help my students be successful? Join us as we provide an overview of Project Based Learning, based on what we learned during training with PBLWorks (formerly Buck Institute for Education), and how you can start using these experiences in your classroom.