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We are pleased to announce the MassCUE and M.A.S.S. 2016 Annual Technology Conference, co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Computer Using Educators (MassCUE) and the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (M.A.S.S.). Both organizations recognize the benefits of a collaborative partnership that focuses on the collective interests of our school districts.  We will be providing educators from across the Commonwealth and New England with exciting ways to enhance teaching and learning with technology.  
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Wednesday, October 19 • 11:15am - 12:10pm
Get Real: Authentic Tasks in the 21st Century Classroom

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If the last day of school is supposed to look like the first day of the real world, and with so much emphasis on college and career readiness, how can teachers shift their practice to include a series of engaging, real-world tasks? Within our BYOD-centered classrooms, we are helping our students meet the standards while equipping them with skills they will use for the rest of their lives. We'll share our vision for a classroom that promotes passion-based learning, real-world assessment and authentic response. 

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@msbethhughes 

Co-presenters
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Beth Hughes

English Teacher, Wakefield Memorial High School
Beth, dual-certified in English and math, found her true home in the high school English classroom two decades ago. With a Master's in Curriculum Design & Instruction from Eastern Nazarene College (as well as 60 additional credits from varying colleges and universities), she is a strong advocate for lifelong learning. Beth has been active in designing and piloting the BYOD Initiative (now in its fourth year) at Wakefield Memorial High School... Read More →

Presenters
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Chris Gosselin

Digital Learning/Media Specialist, Wakefield Public Schools
Chris is the Digital Learning/Media Specialist for the Dolbeare and Walton Elementary schools in Wakefield, MA. Chris received his B.A. in English Literature from Saint Michael’s College in Burlington, VT and his M.A. in Teaching from Simmons College. Chris is an active member of the Wakefield Public Schools digital learning team, and collaborates regularly with colleagues to enhance student learning using technology. Before taking on the role... Read More →



Wednesday October 19, 2016 11:15am - 12:10pm
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