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Thursday, February 27 • 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Coaching Teachers: Leveraging Technology For Fostering Higher Order Thinking Skills

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**This is meant to be a 1/2 day workshop
See how our tech integration coaching team blends SAMR and Bloom’s Taxonomy to help teachers more effectively leverage technology. Experience our HOTS (Higher Order Thinking Skills) based philosophy in action while getting an inside view of our teacher PD space (The HOTSpot), program development, and teacher tech learning program. Attendees will experience the creation of our tech integration coaching team and how we emphasize the importance of understanding the “why” while blending SAMR & Bloom’s Taxonomy to help our teachers more effectively leverage technology. Teachers, coaches, and administrators will gain an inside look at how we use our PD space (The HOTSpot) to create a culture of peer to peer learning. In this interactive session, educators will have the opportunity to learn and experience our coaching philosophy while customizing it to fit their school’s needs. Attendees will work together to develop action based plans ready to bring back for immediate implementation.

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Sean Crevier

Business Ed Teacher / Instructional Tech Consultant
Sean began teaching business classes in 1999, after leaving the technology consulting world. He currently teaches Accounting, Personal Finance, & Intro to Business. In addition to his role in the classroom, Sean serves on the ACTE National Bylaws Committee and also works as an educational... Read More →

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Amanda Carroll

Teacher and Instructional Coach, Vernon Hills
Amanda is a Social Studies Teacher and Technology Coach at Vernon Hills High School. She attended Marquette University majoring in International Affairs and after realizing her true calling attended DePaul University to obtain her teaching certification and Masters in Education. Amanda... Read More →

Thursday February 27, 2020 12:00pm - 3:00pm CST