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Friday, May 5 • 11:00am - 11:45am
The Differentiated Makerspace: Using Makerspaces with ELLs and Special Education

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This session will share our experiences working with English Language Learners and Special Education students in our high school library makerspace. Participants will acquire practical advice on creating a hands-on learning area with activities for students of all grade levels and abilities. These activities go across all areas of the curriculum, can be self-directed and promote an environment of collaboration and communication. Examples will be given of makerspace activities that promote confidence in special population students, something they often lack in other classes. Attendees will leave with strategies that they can incorporate to provide inclusive instruction through maker activities.

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Gina Seymour

Library Media Specialist, Islip High School
Gina Seymour, MLS, M.Ed. is the library media specialist at Islip High School in Islip, New York serving grades 9-12. Gina holds an MS in Library Science (Queens College) and an MS in Instructional Technology (New York Institute of Technology) where she also received the Dean’s... Read More →



Friday May 5, 2017 11:00am - 11:45am
McKinley

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