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iPad Summit Boston 2015 is back at the Hynes Convention Center November 16-18, 2015. To learn more and regsiter go to ettipad.org.

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Wednesday, November 18 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
iLab: How to Fully Integrate Digital Citizenship in Your School Community FULL

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Our children do not see their online lives and their face-to-face lives as separate. All of their interactions - digital or in person - are part of one whole life. Educators have always taught students how to communicate and contribute positively in person; these same standards apply when our students communicate and contribute in the digital world.

Teaching students to present their real selves, develop online privacy and safety habits, and contribute meaningfully to our blended society is essential to educating the whole child. Therefore, digital citizenship should not be a special, separate lesson, unit, or event. Rather, it needs to be thoughtfully integrated into all content areas on an ongoing basis. This responsibility belongs to all educators.

We will demonstrate how to create an ongoing conversation with students, parents, and educators to build an fully integrated approach in our school community. As a group, we will explore the variety of topics that fall under the"digital citizenship" umbrella, and how they relate to content and lessons already taught across all disciplines. Participants will then experience simulations of lessons from varied content areas -- from World Languages to Math and Art -- in grades 6 through 12. These lessons will help develop participants' understanding of how to use this mindset in their own classroom and school communities.

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Julie Cremin

Digital Learning Specialist, St. Johns Prep
Julie is a Digital Learning Specialist at St. John's Prep, a1:1 iPad school serving 1500 students in grade 6-12. She previously taught middle and high school history for 7 years, served as the Director of Curriculum for Amplify Learning, and was a curriculum writer and trainer for Teachers' Curriculum Institute. She has 13 years of professional development training experience, having worked directly with teachers across the country, as well as... Read More →
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Kerry Gallagher

Digital Learning Specialist, St. John's Prep
Kerry Gallagher is a Digital Learning Specialist at St. John’s Prep in Danvers, Massachusetts and Director of K-12 Education for ConnectSafely.org in Palo Alto, California. Prior to taking on a full-time instructional technology role, Kerry taught middle and high school history in Bring Your Own Device public schools for 13 years. She was best known for her paperless collaborative classroom model and has helped schools create student-driven... Read More →

Wednesday November 18, 2015 2:15pm - 3:15pm