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Friday, March 3 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Surviving the Writing Apocalypse: Inspiring Storytellers Who Will Thrive in the Digital Age

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From robot overlords to the zombie pandemic, students are bombarded with ideas about the end of the world. Books themselves are also experiencing mass die outs and mutations as readers transition to digital media. How can you use this apocalypse to create a writing utopia?

In this session, you will learn how to redefine storytelling through technology and explore new ways to build students’ multiliteracy skills. We will introduce you to activities, resources, prompts, and tools you can use in the classroom. Join us on a creative journey as we write, create artwork, and use tech tools to produce a digital masterpiece.

Presenters
avatar for Dr. Kristin Brynteson

Dr. Kristin Brynteson

Director of Professional Development, NIU STEAM, Northern Illinois University
Kristin Brynteson, Ed.D. is the director of professional development for the P-20 Center where she leads efforts to support interdisciplinary science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) education and technology integration through regional and statewide professional... Read More →
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Gillian King-Cargile

Gillian King-Cargile is the founder and director of Northern Illinois University's STEM Read (stemread.com) and the author of The Stuffed Bunny Science series from NIU Press. She has a B.A. in Film Production and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Southern Illinois University. Gillian... Read More →


Friday March 3, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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