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AT team members present at recent ECOO conference

Monday, 28 October 2013

AT team members present at recent ECOO conference

Supporting all learners using the IWB software tools and peripherals in Mathematics

AT Team present at ECOO

Members of the AT team traveled out to Niagara Falls last week to present at the Educational Computing Organization of Ontario's (ECOO) annual conference: Bring IT Together. Highlighting the AT focus of the team, the presentation, "Making Math Mathemagical for all using the IWB" showcased the use of the Promethean Interactive Whiteboard software tools and peripherals to support differentiated learning for Special Education students. 

The presentation modelled a three-part Math lesson as the springboard to use digital tools and multimedia resources in a way that is essential to some students and useful to all. 

A few key reasons why the IWB software and peripherals supports the learning of Special Education students.

Bring IT together's three-day conference, which ran Oct. 23-25, highlights the latest in the application of educational technology across the province. This year's conference was co-hosted by the Ontario Association of School Business Officials (OASBO). Along with over 200 sessions, key note speakers included Amber MacArthur, co-host of the television show "App Central" and Jaime Casap, a Global Education Evangelist ("Education is the silver bullet that has the power to disrupt poverty..") at Google, Inc. See the ECOO conference Lanyard site for more information.

TDSB teachers have the opportunity to attend a half-day session involving the differentiation of Mathematics using the Interactive Whiteboard this year. See Key to Learn to sign up for the December 11 session at Terraview Learning Centre.

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