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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.


Dr. Kristin Brynteson

Kristin Brynteson is the director of professional development in Northern Illinois University’s Center for P-20 Engagement. Through the P-20 Center she is involved in a variety of state- and university-wide initiatives, partnerships, and projects working to advance education from pre-school (P) through the graduate level (20). Kristin supports interdisciplinary STEAM education through annual events such as edcamp Northern Illinois and the... Read More →

Gillian King-Cargile

Gillian King-Cargile is director of Northern Illinois University's STEM Read program (stemread.com), which introduces young readers to the science, technology, engineering, and math concepts behind popular fiction. She works with youth educators, librarians, university experts, STEM professionals, authors, museums, and national labs to create live events and free online resources that bring science and stories to life. She is also the author of... Read More →

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