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VSTE Goes Green: Over the years we’ve made an effort to reduce the amount of paper waste that gets accumulated by reducing the scope of the printed program. This year we will provide a printed conference program with only a summary schedule of the sessions available during each breakout session. For the full detailed listing of each session we encourage attendees to make use of our online schedule here which will work on mobile devices and all major platforms.

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Tuesday, December 9 • 8:45am - 9:45am
What's Up With Wixie?

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Wixie is a publishing and creativity platform that lets students share what they know through their art, their voice, and their writing. Creating with technology appeals to students with a variety of learning styles, and encourages thinking, creativity, and communication skills. Wixie is an online tool so students can create projects and communicate ideas whenever and wherever they are ready to learn. Wixie works in browsers on Windows, Macintosh and Chromebooks, and using an app on tablets like iPads, Android tablets, and Kindle Fire HDs. In this session, we'll explore the possibilities of Wixie, and share student created examples across the curriculum. Join us, and then you'll know - "What's Up With Wixie!"

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Russell Brown

SBTS, Fairfax County Public Schools
avatar for Kurt Kohls

Kurt Kohls

School Based Technology Specialist, Chesterbrook ES/Fairfax County Public Schools
A School Based Technology Specialist in Fairfax County, Virginia, Kurt works with educators to engage their students through innovative ideas, including the use of cutting edge technologies in elementary education. Kurt successfully presented sessions at NECC 2008, 2009, and ISTE from 2010 to 2014 with his colleagues. Participants of these sessions left excited and energized by new Web 2.0 multimedia tools and their potential to help teachers... Read More →
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Sarah Lennon

5th Grade Teacher, Chesterbrook ES
Sarah Lennon is a teacher with thirteen years of experience in the upper elementary grades. She currently has a grade 5 class in McLean, Virginia. She enjoys creating fun and interactive lessons that keep her students engaged in the learning process. Explore her website to see what she has going on in her classroom, and find some fun ideas for math, literacy, and technology that you can implement in your own class.


Tuesday December 9, 2014 8:45am - 9:45am
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