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Thursday, March 2 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Technology and the Impact on Classroom Design

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When utilizing the workshop model in Reading, Writing, and Math space can be at a premium. Finding ways to group students and finding places for them to work in partnerships can be difficult. When technology is added to the mix things can get very messy. This class will discuss the impact of classroom design on the workshop model, focusing specifically on the impact of technology. Other topics that will be discussed are: Ipads impact on students eyes and necks, students with ADHD, and Social Emotional Issues. We will look at current brain research, best practice, and examples found in professional books. Restructuring your room (desks vs. tables), reorganizing supplies, looking at color choices for bulletin boards, and techniques to lessen strain on student’s eyes and necks.

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Heather Crandall

3rd Grade, Barrington District 220
Heather Crandall is a Nationally Board Certified teacher. She graduated from Ball State University with a degree in Elementary Education, and a minor in Social Studies and Kindergarten Education. She has a Masters Degree from National Lewis University. Heather has taught 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade for the last 18 years. She was gifted with the opportunity to have Ipads in her classroom four years ago. Since then she has been on a journey to... Read More →


Thursday March 2, 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Broadway A