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Welcome!

The VSTE Board of Directors and Conference Committee are excited to have you join us at the 32nd Annual Technology in Education Conference. #VSTE17 promises to be the best ever.

Use the schedule to plan your conference. VSTE will NOT be providing a printed copy of the schedule so if you prefer paper, please print your own. If you create an account with sched.com, you can save and share your favorites as well as print a personalized schdule.

IMPORTANT: While we encourage you to save and share, indicating interest in a session DOES NOT guarantee a seat in a session. All sessions, with the exception of Promethean’s Escape Room, are first come, first served. 
Monday, December 4 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
The Power of Blogs in the Secondary Classroom

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Student blogs enrich and invigorate student reading and writing! Blogs offer authentic experiences with real-world audiences; opportunities to build voice and confidence; collaborative discussions between students; an engaging way for students to share book recommendations; and more. As enthusiastic teachers of blogs ourselves, we’ll offer practical advice about grading, the pros and cons of different blogging platforms, and the best way to manage blogs in your platform.

Speakers
avatar for Ashley Dickson-Ellison

Ashley Dickson-Ellison

Instructional Technology Resource Teacher, Rockingham County Public Schools
I got into education as a high school English teacher, and over the years, I have taught English literature and English to English Language Learners. I graduated from Furman University with a BA in English and French, and I got my MA in education at Georgetown College. I've taught... Read More →
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Jen Moyers

Instructional Technology Resource Teacher, Rockingham County Public Schools
After graduating from Bridgewater College and then JMU with my M.A. in English, I taught English for 16 years at Broadway High School in RCPS before moving to my current job as an Instructional Technology Resource Teacher for the 2016-2017 school year. I am an avid reader and enjoy... Read More →


Monday December 4, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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