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Spring VirtCon 2016

On-Demand Event

VirtCon is a bi-annual conference that brings our community together to hear cutting-edge keynotes, be inspired by thought-provoking presentations, and participate in engaging discussions with the Discovery Education Community around the globe. Streamed live from our headquarters in Maryland, VirtCon provides you with the opportunity to hear from your peers, share ideas and instructional tools, and discover new resources available to you.

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Spring VirtCon Resources

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's Spring VirtCon. We had a fantastic day hearing from 11 speakers and connecting with thousands of you around the globe. You can access each of the session archives below, just click on the "Watch Presentation" link for the session you want to access. You can also print a certificate of attendance for the day below.

Don't forget to continue the conversation and share your reflections from the day with us on Twitter @DiscoveryEd with hashtag #SpringVirtCon and don't forget, Fall VirtCon will be here in October.



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Session Archives


Keynote Speaker
Rafranz Davis

Rafranz Davis

Executive Director of Professional and Digital Learning,
Lufkin ISD, Texas

Session:

Media Diversity and Cultural Responsiveness


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Keynote Speaker
Stephen Downes

Stephen Downes

Program Leader, Learning and Performance Support Systems,
National Research Council Canada

Session:

Personal and Personalized Learning


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Keynote Speaker
Cindy Moss

Cindy Moss

Senior Director of Global STEM Initiatives,
Discovery Education

Session:

Engaging students in STEM


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Brandon Wislocki

Brandon Wislocki

Teacher,
Stonegate Elementary,
Irving, California

Session:

0-50 Ways to Keep Students Engaged


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Dave Tchozewski

Dave Tchozewski

Director of Information Technology,
Jenison Public Schools,
Jenison, Michigan

Session:

How Do You Know What They Know?


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Kati Searcy

Kati Searcy

Lead Talented and Gifted Teacher,
Fulton County Schools, Georgia

Session:

Formative Assessment Using Free Digital Tools


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Patti Duncan

Patti Duncan

Education Consultant,
Discovery Education

Session:

Let's Get Personal. Using Discovery Education Techbook to Meet the Needs of Every Student

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Erica Phillips

Erica Phillips

Teacher,
John W. MacLeod School,
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Session:

Who is Engaged?


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Marita Diffenbaugh

Marita Diffenbaugh

Professional Development Specialist,
Idaho Digital Learning,
Boise, Idaho

Session:

Connecting the Dots: Personalized & Project-Based Learning


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Patricia Brown

Patricia Brown

Technology Integration Specialist,
Old Bonhomme Elementary School,
Ladue School District, Missouri

Session:

EdTech Tools Get Creative With Formative Assessments


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Denisha Read

Denisha Read

Instructional Technology Teacher,
Escambia School District, Florida

Session:

Voice and Choice Through Discovery



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