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Tuesday, December 13 • 11:45am - 12:35pm
Practice What You Teach

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Provide professional development which is engaging and personalized, while modeling 21st century tools and skills. Walk away with training ideas you can use in your own district to empower and inspire staff. This session will highlight our Westonka Technology Academy, EDGE21 Skills Cohorts and EDGE21 Online Professional Development Courses.

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avatar for Sarah Morinville

Sarah Morinville

Teacher, Mound Westonka High School
I am excited to be in my 11th year as an educator. From my beginnings in Duluth, Minnesota, my love for Science has grown. I earned my degree from the University of Minnesota Duluth. I earned my Master's from Saint Mary's University and earned my Physics license from Hamline University. I continue to take classes to re-energize my love for Science by learning new information. Implementing newly learned ideas in Chemistry and Physics, helps to... Read More →
avatar for Sue Simonson

Sue Simonson

Business Education Teacher, Mound Westonka High School
I have been teaching in the Westonka School District for 12 years. In 2014, I returned to classroom after serving for three years as the district Technology Integrationist. I am part of a team of nine other teachers in our district's Technology Integration Leadership Team. I attended the Google Teacher Academy in Chicago in July of 2013 to become a Google Certified Teacher/Innovator! The Westonka School District is 1:1 with Chromebooks in... Read More →
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Julie Thomas

Teacher, Westonka Public Schools
Julie is completing her 9th year teaching 7th Grade Language Arts at Grandview Middle School in Mound, MN. Julie constantly seeks opportunities to incorporate technology in her classroom and personalize learning for her students. She has flipped her classes and is currently teaching in a self-paced learning environment. As a member of TILT (Technology Integration Learning Team), she appreciates the ability to collaborate with her peers to bring... Read More →
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Kristin Wallace

Secondary Technology Integrationist, Westonka Public Schools
I am a Technology Integrationist in the Westonka Public Schools. My mission is to engage, enhance and empower learners through our 1:1 Chromebook initiative. My main focus is to find ways technology can personalize learning and enhance skills. As an English teacher with 23 years of experience, I have a passion for storytelling. For the past five years, I have been actively integrating technology into my personal live and classroom. I document... Read More →


Tuesday December 13, 2016 11:45am - 12:35pm
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