Kristin Ziemke is a teacher, staff developer, and co-author of Read the World: Rethinking Literacy for Empathy and Action, Amplify: Digital Teaching and Learning in the K-6 Classroom, and Connecting Comprehension and Technology. Recognized as an international expert in literacy, inquiry, and technology, Kristin works with schools and organizations around the world to develop learning experiences that are student-centered, personalized, and authentic. Currently serving as a resident teacher and innovation specialist for the Big Shoulders Fund, Kristin is an Apple Distinguished Educator, National Board Certified Teacher, and Chicago Council on Global Affairs Emerging Leader. Her work has been featured by Apple, EdWeek, Mindshift, and Scholastic.
Minds Made for Thinking: Teaching Students Metacognition, Critical Thinking and How Their Brains Work
Pulling from diverse fields, including cognitive science, behavioral psychology, neuroscience, sociology, education, and organizational strategy, this workshop will identify research-based strategies we can teach students to help them understand their brains.
We Are All Artists: Stories, Students and YOU
Attendees will learn strategies for using technology to amplify student stories through classroom conversations, digital media, the arts, and more!
Teach This Now: The Evolution of Literacy in a Digital Age
This session will explore the latest research on digital literacy from OECD, IB, National Council of Teachers of English, the International Literacy Association, the Australian Literacy Educators Association, Scholastic, and more!