Wednesday, 15 January 2014 12:23

Technology, Literacy and Action Integration with Environmental Units of Inquiry

Lecturer: Hilary Lockhart. Program Area: Assessment / Strand: Service Learning / Grade Level: 1-5.

Hilary Lockhart, Teacher Grade 4 at the American International School of Budapest.

Hilary Lockhart is a Grade 4 teacher at the American International School of Budapest. She will share some formative assessment strategies that she has used for a ‘Rainforest’ unit based on ‘Cultures of Thinking’ routines.  She will also demonstrate the use of technology in learning activities and assessments using Voicethread, Animoto and Morpho. She will show how the unit links with the literacy standards of persuasive writing using Lucy Calkins’ ‘Boxes and Bullets’. She will share her experiences of leading environmental after school activities in Europe and abroad.  Finally she will share a very successful action project that focusses on art and creativity.  There will be time built in to this session for sharing ideas and building relationships between teachers with a passion for protecting the environment.

 

Additional Info

  • Room: Quadrille