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Thursday, March 15 • 2:15pm - 3:45pm
Nat-Geo Inquiry & Library Media: A Partnership in 21st-Century Learning

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Learn how the National Geographic inquiry learning process known as ACVCA melds with the Big 6 Information literacy model to help students better understand the geographic, cultural, political and technological world they live in. School library and media technology professionals serve as partners with classroom teachers in a wide variety of content areas to develop big ideas and present geographic questions including "Where is it? Why is it there? Why Care?". Various research and technology tools will be presented that allow students to create authentic and meaningful artifacts that encourage them to be change agents in their community and throughout the world. This session is targeted to middle school grades 5-8 but can apply as widely as grades 3-12.

Notes: Attendees are encouraged to bring smart phone and/or iPad to try out photography and videography techniques.

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Speakers
avatar for Mandy Bellm

Mandy Bellm

Media and Digital Learning Coordinator, Waconia Middle School
Former Math & Spanish teacher, current librarian and technology integration coordinator serving in a dual-role middle school position. This is my 12th year in the Waconia district; also an EdTech blogger, Minecraft EDU enthusiast, author and triathlete.
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Michele Melius

Teacher, Waconia Middle School
Hi! I am a 7th and 8th grade US History and Global studies teacher at Waconia Middle School. I am also the manager of The Edible Classroom and Orchard-a 1 ½ acre outdoor classroom that helps students learn the soil to table process for the foods they eat and the pollinators that... Read More →



Thursday March 15, 2018 2:15pm - 3:45pm
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