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Thursday, May 15 • 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Capture and Create Engagement with Reading Using Technology

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Have you heard about a high school reading elective where students choose their own books? During this course, technology is used to enhance learning in several different ways. In this workshop, the presenter will share how the following uses of technology has increased reading interest and engagement.

1. Shelfari as a way to help choose books, publish writing through book reviews, and share what each person is reading.
2. Students use their phones on a book scavenger hunt in the library
3. Book trailers are one of the final projects
4. Technology unit that teaches students about the different ways to buy and read books electronically. (Nook, Kindle, iPad, different audio avenues), etc.

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Presenters
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Karen Bohmann

English Teacher, South Burlington School District
Karen Bohmann has been an English Teacher for 19 years. | She has an absolute passion for reading. She is an avid runner. At SBHS she teachers Public Speaking, Contemporary Issues in Health and Fiction and Engaging with Literature. | Engaging with Literature is fairly unique and was created with the CCSS in mind. Students choose and obtain their own books during the semester, but do need to read fiction during the first quarter and... Read More →


Thursday May 15, 2014 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Joyce 210

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