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Friday, October 25 • 9:35am - 10:30am
Make the Move Against 1:1, Why Technology Centers Work

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In this visual, immediate gratification world in which we live, 1:1 technology programs seem to be all the rage. Has this improved learning? Yes, information is ubiquitous, but does the plethora of resources equal or even lead to higher achievement? How are critical thinking and interpersonal skills affected? Come to this session and learn why our school, through thoughtful discussion, came to the conclusion that a 1:1 program actually went against our mission of excellence. In our classes, students work in centers, often on computers, but just as often, engaged in meaningful face to face dialogue. Critical thinking becomes the focus, technology just a tool, which in turn enables deep learning. This session will allow time for audience conversation and debate.

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Rabbi Yehudah Potok

Katz Hillel Day School
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Kim Sivick

Director of Technology Innovation, Katz Hillel Day School
Kim Sivick is the Director of Technology Innovation at Katz Hillel Day School in Boca Raton. She has worked in the field of education for over 20 years. She served as the Director of Organizational and Professional Development at the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools... Read More →


Friday October 25, 2019 9:35am - 10:30am EDT
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