Monday, September 16 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Student Storychasers: A New Media Journalism Club

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Learn how to start an after-school Storychasers (new media journalism) club which can amplify stories of wonderful learning at school as well as provide opportunities for students to use mobile devices to develop digital literacy skills. Learn about the experiences and lessons learned of elementary students and teachers in Yukon, Oklahoma, who have participated in after-school Storychasers clubs since the Spring of 2012. Learn about ways to use web publishing platforms like WordPress and Blogger to solicit as well as moderate student submitted blog posts, and ideas for developing a digital badging system using BadgeOS (free) and Credly to encourage the development of students’ digital communication skills.

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Wes Fryer

Director of Technology, Casady School
Dr. Wesley Fryer (@wfryer) is a teacher, author, speaker, and the Director of Technology for Casady School in Oklahoma City. He is the co-host of the weekly "EdTech Situation Room" webshow and podcast (@edtechSR) and co-leads an afterschool STEAM club for elementary students with... Read More →

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