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We all know that we have some remarkable examples of how students and teachers are leveraging the power of technology to empower and develop deep-sustained learning but how do we get these sparks of innovation to spread throughout our entire district to create and cultivate a new learning culture? This year’s TechFest is all about fanning the flame. We are coming together to be challenged, collaborate and share our visions and practices for moving forward in the digital learning frontier.

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Thursday, May 30 • 10:45am - 11:15am
The Best Audience Is Not You: Why Student Blogging WORKS

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For the past fifteen years I've held the belief that I am the WORST audience for my students. My students always write better when they write for the peers or anyone else but me. Student blogging takes that to a new level by putting student writing out their for anyone to read. What's even better is that they are getting feedback from adults other than you.

Blog Site: http://mrtheriaultfvhs.wordpress.com/ 

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David Theriault

English Language Arts Teacher, Fountain Valley High School
I'm an English Literature Teacher who loves to take risks and meet new people. I love everything #nerd, comic books, sci-fi, samurai films, trying new food, and old school hip-hop and punk. I'm curious and I raise my hand WAY TOO often in meetings. I've taught AP English Literature, AP English Language and Composition for twenty years. I've also served as the Journalism advisor, Academic Decathlon coach, and I currently coach various youth... Read More →

Thursday May 30, 2013 10:45am - 11:15am
Board Room

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