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Middle School/Junior High educators [clear filter]
Sunday, April 28
 

2:40pm

Curation? Already done for you!
We like to say find your resources in 3 clicks instead of spending 3 hours searching the internet. ZUNI Learning Tree, an Arkansas based EdTech Company has been curating resources for years. But we do more than just curate. We collaborate with our teachers and provide tools for educators to collaborate, inform, and inspire each other, students, and families. You will find resources for R.I.S.E, math, NGSS, STEM, Social Studies, Coding, Professional Learning Communities, PBIS, Holidays and more. This year we launched the new student interface. In one click students can access free games, videos, and interactive tools for all areas. ZUNI for Kids is a HUGE hit! Join us and leave with your free trial login and learn about cool tools without spending hours trying to find them.

Speakers
avatar for Tina McCord

Tina McCord

Tina McCord is the founder and CEO of ZUNI.  She had 15 years of experience in business prior to entering the field of education.  She has over 20 years of experience in the field of education.  Tina holds certifications in K-8 general education and K-12 special education. Her... Read More →


Sunday April 28, 2019 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Ambassador B
 
Monday, April 29
 

9:55am

Can we talk about this? Creating Social Change through Literature and Writing
Books are more than just dog-eared best friends; they are often a route of escape for young teens and adolescents. But some of the best books not only provide entertainment, they also can be a source of solace and companionship. They also can educate those who otherwise would never understand the experiences of their peers.

Can we talk about drugs? Sex? Eating disorders? Trafficking? Depression? Finding the right literacy that highlights social issues without praising them can help the isolated child feel like they've found something to be their voice while creating a lifelong trust in literature and building a culture of reading, and finding a creative outlet in writing may help them find their own voice.

Speakers
avatar for Tamara Hart Heiner

Tamara Hart Heiner

Primarily a children's author with some ventures into romance, Tamara Hart Heiner's goal is to write light into the darkness by highlighting tough social issues in an encouraging, hopeful way. She has over ten novels published and still finds time to be swim-team and soccer mom. When... Read More →



Monday April 29, 2019 9:55am - 10:45am
Salon G