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Upcoming Workshops & Events

New England League of Middle Schools are leaders in promoting middle level best practices by providing collaborative learning experiences that support students’ academic, social, and emotional growth and success. 

Build Your Schedule Around Your Program

November 19, 2019

Registration: 8:30 am

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Lunch included

This workshop is for attendees to help build a schedule that represents the program they are trying to implement in their schools. Attendees should bring a list of all they want to accomplish in their upcoming year's schedule and be prepared to fight for what is important in their school.

PLEASE NOTE: A minimum of 10 attendees is required.

Presenter:

Chris Pollet

CT Association of Schools, 30 Realty Dr, Cheshire, CT

Digital Writing Projects for LA, History and STEAM – Delivering Curriculum and 21st C Skills in a Blended Learning Environment

January 14, 2020

(snow date: Jan 28, 2020)

Registration: 8:30 am

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Lunch included

Digital Writing – audio and video narratives – around core curricula is the new literacy for today’s students. Given our students’ propensity to find both entertainment and information on YouTube and other visually based media platforms, it’s incumbent upon us as educators to teach them how to produce substantive content for these digital platforms. Whereas our traditional library contains books, theirs contains videos – many of which are really interesting, provocative and artistically notable. And yet, as educators, we don’t prioritize helping our students “write” or create for this literacy; this visually digital universe of ideas.

 

This hands-on workshop focuses on:

  1. Providing practical guidance for educators to lead curricular-driven, Digital Writing Projects (you don’t need to understand digital production!)

  2. Developing a new understanding of the educational value of students collaborating to develop, create and produce video and audio narratives; and

  3. Exploring the tools, apps and platforms (with a particular focus on YouTube) that are driving students’ engagement with and participation in these digital worlds.

 

Teachers will come away with a variety of Digital Writing Projects to bring into the classroom, as well as the tools to implement them.

PLEASE NOTE: A minimum of 10 attendees is required.

Presenter:

Brett Pierce

New England Institute of Technology

One New England Tech Blvd, East Greenwich, RI 02818