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Wednesday, February 26 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Adding Choice to the 4Cs -- Creating Engaging Student Work Using WeVideo

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Through a coaching collaboration as teacher and tech coach, we transformed an already dynamic curriculum to encourage student collaboration, creativity, critical thinking, and included the element of CHOICE. Students communicate out their work through school announcements and YouTube, and have an authentic audience for their experience. How can you manage the challenges of allowing student choice, while allowing them to have an authentic voice and explore topics that they’re truly interested in? How do students feel about the burden and freedom of choosing their topics and learning?"
* Coach-Teacher conversations-- how did this start? What do we hope that students achieve?
* Reflection on process of developing curriculum
* Developing the "menu"
* Implementing the menu-- the challenges of choice
* Refinement, reflection, and sharing out
* Next steps for the students, and how we’re impacting staff

Here's the link to our presentation! bit.ly/choiceWeVideo

Presenters
avatar for Karen Corsello

Karen Corsello

Technology Elective Teacher
Karen Corsello has taught video production, broadcasting, and computer programming at Emerson Middle School since 2007. She is a Google Certified Educator (Level 2). She made the switch from iMovie to WeVideo in 2016 and hasn’t looked back! WeVideo works seamlessly with Google Suite... Read More →

Co-Presenters
avatar for Beth Rihtar

Beth Rihtar

Instructional Technology Coach, Emerson Middle School
Beth Rihtar is in her 6th year as an Instructional Technology Coach with District 64. Beth is passionate about providing relevant professional development and likes editing media and creating new things. She’s a certified music teacher, and you can follow her on Twitter @bethri... Read More →


Wednesday February 26, 2020 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Schaumburg H