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12:50 pm - 1:40 pm
Remixing Formative Assessments With Tech: Paving a Path to Competency
Jeanna Wagner, Instructional Coach, Pelham High School, and Krista Day, Pelham School District
Level: Intermediate
Grades: 9-12

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Long-held research confirms that strategic formative assessment is stimulative to student learning. In a competency based learning environment, it has never been more important to use formative assessments to target instruction and to provide ongoing support on the road to mastery. With the recent explosion of technological tools to facilitate formative assessments, our potential to facilitate dynamic formative assessments that stimulate learning is literally limitless. In this demonstration presentation, hear how teachers are applying research based formative assessments and digital integration strategies in both core content and elective courses as a means of personalizing the learning experience and moving students forward toward competency and beyond.
2:30 pm - 3:20 pm
Digital Demand vs. Mindful Screen Time: Helping Students Find the Balance
Jeanna Wagner, Instructional Coach, Pelham High School, and Amber Murphy, Pelham School District
Level: Beginner
Grades: 6-8, 9-12

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Hear about instructional strategies implemented as part of a semester long challenge in a high school elective course to increase student awareness of their personal screen time and the resulting effects of screen use on personal mindfulness. In this modern world of technology overload, student awareness of their personal device usage and the struggles inherent in a constant stream of digital interruptions is a conundrum that permeates the educational landscape. Hear from students as they grapple with their screen use and attempt to modify their behavior in an effort to enhance their well being.