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The Midwest Summit is a two-day, hands-on conference focusing on integrating Google for Education in K-12 and Higher Ed learning environments. All presentations will be from Google for Education Certified Innovators and Certified Trainers, and local Googley talent!

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Tuesday, November 15 • 8:30am - 9:30am
Enhancing Student-Centered Learning with Inquiry

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This session will focus on student-centered learning that is driven by inquiry-based learning. Inquiry-based learning is an active learning approach that focuses on questioning, critical thinking, and problem solving. Utilizing inquiry-based learning within your classroom will promote student-centered learning and building student understanding and ownership of their learning. This session will focus on ways to integrate GAFE, Google Web Apps/Add-Ons, and iPad creation apps to support inquiry. We will look at the importance of “checking for understanding” and how formative assessment can be used to improve student achievement. During the session, we will also discuss the design principles for inquiry-based learning activities/projects and strategies for students to reflect and provide peer feedback. You’ll come away with hands-on experiences, sample lessons/activities, and best practices/classroom applications.

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Jennifer Schlie-Reed

Digital Learning Coach, School District of New Berlin
Jennifer Schlie-Reed is an ISTE Emerging Leader (2014), a Google Certified Innovator, a Google for Education Trainer and a PBS Digital Innovator (2015). She is a Digital Learning Coach in the School District of New Berlin and works with educators in grades K-12. She has also taught as an elementary library media teacher and a high school social studies teacher. Jennifer is an active member of the ISTE Young Educator Network (YEN) and... Read More →


Tuesday November 15, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am
Tundra A/B