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Thursday, November 8 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Panel Discussion: iPads in the Middle/High School Classroom

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Joel Backon

As Director of Academic Technology and a History teacher, Joel has been a supporting member of the Choate Rosemary Hall leadership team since 1992. He has taught History for thirteen years and led a team that created a new Thematic World History course stressing depth and analytic thinking rather than the traditional survey approach. He also designed a technology- and research-based Contemporary Global Issues course, and teaches two senior... Read More →
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Vince Delisi

Director of Innovation and Technology, Holy Trinity School
For almost 35 years, Vince Delisi has used technology to help facilitate teaching and learning in schools across North America. He has taught in both publicly funded schools and independent schools as well as working for a large multi-national company managing teacher professional development in their educational technology division. In all that time, he has amassed experience in what helps students learn and what allows teachers to continue to... Read More →
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Greg Kulowiec

Instructor & Google for Education Certified Trainer, EdTechTeacher
An early adopter of mobile devices, Greg first integrated cell phones, and then iPads, into his high school history curricula. As an EdTechTeacher instructor, he works with schools across the country, presents at national conferences, and blogs regularly about the creative capabilities afforded by mobile devices. He officially coined the phrase "App Smashing," is an authorized Google Education Trainer, and attended St. Anselm college in... Read More →
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Shawn McCusker

Social Studies Department Supervisor, Libertyville High School
Shawn McCusker has 20 years of experience as a middle and high school teacher during which time he has taught in public, private, and alternative schools. In 2006, he was recognized as a finalist for the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. Shawn is an innovator in the creation of online learning communities such as #sschat and #1to1techat, a community that conducts discussions of effective leadership and teaching practices for 1:1... Read More →
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Tony Perez

Common Sense Media, Private School
Young people today grow up in a digital world with potential for communication, collaboration, and creation. Yet schools face challenges with behavioral issues that arise from students¹ use of technology. Digital citizenship is an essential 21st century skill in which students are safe, responsible, and respectful digital media users. Learn about Common Sense Media¹s free, research-based, curriculum on digital literacy and citizenship, and... Read More →


Thursday November 8, 2012 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Pechet Room