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Tuesday, November 6 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Hands On Digital Literacy Skills in A World of Memes and Fake News

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Media Literacy might be the most important critical thinking skill of our time, especially in a 1:1 learning environment. What programs should we have in place to evaluate facts, identify bias and discern truth across the curriculum? This session will take a look at how we have taught media literacy in the past and the new challenges we face in teaching students who, device in hand, are connected to information at all times. Bring your devices, this session will use web-based tools and practice hands on classroom strategies for students of all ages.

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Shawn McCusker

Senior Instructor, EdTechTeacher
Shawn McCusker has 25 years of experience as a middle and high school teacher in public, private and alternative schools. In 2006, he was recognized as a finalist for the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. An innovator in the creation and organization of online learning... Read More →

Tuesday November 6, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am EST
Silver Ballroom 3