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Thursday, July 19 • 4:00pm - 5:05pm
Modern Abolitionists: Developing Empathy Through Technology

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More slaves exist today than at any point in history. This one-hour interactive presentation will demonstrate how, through the use of free web 2.0 tools, a teacher can still deliver “traditional” curriculum while using social justice and media literacy to increase student engagement and develop empathy. Students will share the multimedia work they produced and explain the connections they found between their fight against modern slavery and their developing communication skills.

Topics will include:
-Wikis
-Google Docs
-Video production tools
-Copyright rules
-YouTube
-Twitter

 

Presentation Link: http://tinyurl.com/BCDSfightsSlavery


Speakers
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Robin Neal

English Teacher, Beaver Country School
Robin Neal teaches English at Beaver Country Day School in Boston. He has also taught in public and international schools and has experience at all levels from grades 6-12. He is particularly interested in how technology in the classroom can create more dynamic, authentic educational experiences. He has presented at local, national, and international conferences on this topic and takes pride in avoiding lectures, creating a learn-by-doing... Read More →


Thursday July 19, 2012 4:00pm - 5:05pm
Berkeley - 2nd Floor

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