The WOW! Factor: Increasing Student Engagement and Comprehension Using Technology

About the Session

The WOW! Factor: Increasing Student Engagement and Comprehension Using Technology

In this session, participants will learn about various interactive technology that can be incorporated immediately into their classroom using virtually any device. We will be exploring tools for comprehension, peer and teacher feedback, review for assessments, presentations, and project-based learning.

SAMR Alignment
My session best aligns with the ideas of Modification (M)

About the Presenter

Sarah Rivera
STEM/Science Teacher
Perry High School
riveras@perry-lake.org

Sarah has been teaching at Perry High School for 3 years and has taught everything from Biology to Engineering. She has spoken at many different area conferences about her journey into 3D printing and her students’ partnership with E-NABLE making prosthetic hands to send overseas. She is a classroom tech guru, ambassador for Comprendio, and lover of all things geeky.

Project-Based Learning: The Basics

About the Session

Project-Based Learning: The Basics

In this session, we will walk through the basics of designing and implementing a project-based lesson. Resources will be provided as well as experience shared from a nearly 100% project-based classroom. Come with an open mind and leave empowered and ready to design a PBL!

SAMR Alignment
My session best aligns with the ideas of Redefinition (R)

About the Presenter

Sarah Rivera
STEM/Science Teacher
Perry High School
riveras@perry-lake.org

Sarah has been teaching at Perry High School for 3 years and has taught everything from Biology to Engineering. She has spoken at many different area conferences about her journey into 3D printing and her students’ partnership with E-NABLE making prosthetic hands to send overseas. She is a classroom tech guru, ambassador for Comprendio, and lover of all things geeky.