Digital Tools and Primary Classrooms: Planning for Success
Wednesday, March 4 11:30 am–12:20 pm
TCC - Skagit 5
Far too often, primary classrooms are looked at as a challenge when integrating digital tools. Students are characterized as being too immature or lacking in skills to use tools effectively. In this session you will explore some MUST HAVES to support your primary students as they take the leap into an effective digital classroom.
|Focus Area:||Apple, Brain Research/Neuroscience, Coaching, Digital Citizenship, Google, Mobile Devices, Professional Development, STEM/STEAM|
|Skill Level:||All levels|
Tracy Dabbs, Burlington-Edison School District
Experience -Primary Classroom Teacher (1st and 2nd grade 10+years) -Technology Coach (3 years) -Coordinator of Technology and Innovation (11 years to present) -Conference Presenter (NCCE, WASWUG, Tech Fest, ESD 189) -Trainer and Curriculum Developer with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Burlington-Edison SD, Woodland Park Zoo, Padilla Bay Estuary Education Center -Member of the Washington State Educational Technology Standards Update Steering Committee (ETSUSC) -Google Certified Educator Education -Elementary K-8 -SPED K-12 -Master Ed-Tech -Principal Certification
Arie Werder, Burlington Edison School District
Currently a District Consultant Teacher for Burlington Edison School District where she works on the Teaching and Learning Team and with Technology Department to support staff and students. Previously a classroom teacher for 15 years with a Masters in Education.