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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 am - 11:30 am
CANCELLED ~ #sketchEDnh
Karen Desjadon, Media Specialist, Londonderry School District, and Nicole Cassamassino, Bedford School District
Level: Beginner
Grades: All
Cost: $135, $65
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. This workshop is offered in both BYOD and MITI formats. The registration fee for the MITI format includes the cost of the workshop AND the device/resources. The BYOD format includes only the cost of the workshop, the attendee is solely responsible for securing the required resources listed on the website.
Equipment needed: MITI workshop includes a Rocketbook and pens. The specific model and accessories included will be posted by early October on the conference website at These books are also included: How to Sketchnote: A Step-by-Step Manual for Teachers & Students by Sylvia Duckworth and The Conference Companion: Sketchnotes, Doodles, & Creative Play for Teaching and Learning by Becky Green. BYOD registration fee requires that you bring your own Rocketbook and pens as specified on the website. Participants are also requested to bring 1) a mobile device (smart phone or tablet) and 2) a device to upload file to a Cloud service of your choosing (presenters will focus on Google Drive).
Software needed: Install the Rocketbook App on your mobile device Prior to the workshop, if you do not already have a Google account, participants are requested to create a free account at:
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.