Medfield Public Schools invites you to our 4th Annual Digital Learning Day!  It is an entire day filled with free professional development from over 60 teacher-led workshops focusing on MakerSpace/ STEAM, the integration of iPads & Google Apps for Education, student showcases, discussion panels, and special Out-of-District guest presenters.
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Friday, March 25 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Supporting Students with Print Disabilities ALMOST FULL

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Let's level the playing field for students with documented print disabilities. Together, we will explore the possibilities available with Bookshare, which is an online library of accessible educational media for readers of all ages with print disabilities. I will share how you can get started with using Bookshare with eligible students.

How do you start?
What's the best device to use?
How do students use it at home?

We can also take a look at how you can move to the next level in your use of Bookshare. I'll definitely be sharing how I "tricked" one of our most reluctant readers into using Bookshare on an iPad.

You can view resources for this session here: bit.ly/2016dld 

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Stephen Harte

Technology Integration Specialist, Chickering School
I spent sixteen years teaching 4th and 5th grade so I am familiar with the demands placed on the classroom teacher. In 2009, I made the switch to a specialist. Now I spend my time educating teachers and students. It's the best job ever. I think it's important to put a heavy emphasis... Read More →

Friday March 25, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
Classroom 115 First Floor