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Thursday, March 2 • 11:15am - 12:15pm
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Why are surgeons, FBI agents, police officers, and others signing up for art appreciation classes? Well, they are finding that analyzing images helps them find hidden clues in their work. Wouldn’t it be great if we could sharpen our students’ visual thinking skills and help them become better critical thinkers and problem solvers? This session will provide practical strategies and digital tools for using images with classes of all grade levels and content areas to help students become more active observers of the world around them. Activities will center on three areas of working with images: finding quality images to use in the classroom (includes copyright/fair use), using online tools for editing images, and using images and visual cues to promote higher level thinking in the classroom.

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avatar for Nanci Greene

Nanci Greene

Technology Coordinator and Coach, Bloomingdale School District 13
Nanci is the Technology Coordinator for Bloomingdale District 13. In addition, she is an instructional tech coach for their Middle School. She has a true passion for integrating technology into every subject possible for an advanced level of education. Helping students and teachers learn to use digital tools successfully and seamlessly is what she enjoys most about her job. She loves to experiment with technology and learn new things, both at... Read More →
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Jon Perry

Teacher, Westfield Middle School
Jon works at Westfield Middle School in Bloomingdale District 13. Jon is a Spanish and writing teacher. He has a true passion for integrating technology into his subjects for an advanced level of education. Helping students learn to use digital tools successfully and seamlessly is now second nature in his teaching. He loves to experiment with technology at school and in his personal live to always be on top of the technology game.
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Mariela Siegert

School Librarian, Westfield Middle School
Mariela works at Westfield Middle School in Bloomingdale District 13 as the school librarian. She has a true passion for integrating technology into every subject possible for an advanced level of education. Helping students learn to use digital tools successfully and seamlessly is now second nature in her teaching. She loves to experiment with technology at school and in her personal life to always be on top of the technology game.



Thursday March 2, 2017 11:15am - 12:15pm
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