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2011 2011-Sandbox Play

Old Dogs Must Learn New Tricks

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Presenter: Betsye Sargent & Barbara McFall
Location: Salem, MA USA

Presentation Title: Old Dogs Must Learn New Tricks

Presentation Description: Two teachers with 90 years of combined experience share the journey they took with their students, using a simulation in the classroom to answer an authentic question to prepare students to use technology to connect, communicate, and collaborate with students in other parts of the world. Incorporating PLAY helped them and their students learn to use the tools necessary to embed global projects into the curriculum.

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2011 2011-Sandbox Play


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Presenter: Dr. Christopher Craft
Location: Columbia, SC, USA

Presentation Title: Sandbox Play Keynote: A Teacher’s Journey

Presentation Description: Take a look inside the classroom of Dr. Christopher Craft and explore what sandbox play practically looks like. Chris teaches kids in a variety of courses such as World Languages, Media Technologies, and Broadcast Journalism.


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Dr. Christopher Craft is an award-winning classroom educator at CrossRoads Middle School in Columbia, SC. Dr. Craft has a B.A. in Spanish, an M.Ed in Educational Technology, and a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and Research. He has been teaching for seven years. He is most proud of his two daughters; the princess and the diva.

Find out more about Chris at www.christophercraft.com or read his (infrequently updated) blog at www.crucialthought.com. Find him on Twitter at @crafty184.