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Vermont Fest 2013 - Vermont’s Premiere Educational Technology Conference
"I Teach from the Classroom.. to the Cloud.. and Beyond!"
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Thursday, November 7 • 3:20pm - 4:15pm
From Engagement to Empowerment

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Connect with middle school teachers and students as they explore their integration of a student centered learning environment, with a one-to-one laptop initiative. Through the lens of education for sustainability, this middle-school team infuses technology into an integrated project-based learning model that encourages learners to make change in their community. The role of technology goes beyond students' passive use of digital tools, to encouraging critical thinking and active voice.

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Lindsey Halman

Facilitator, The Edge Academy - Essex Middle School
Lindsey Slan Halman has always been drawn to young adolescents and their unique nature and needs and teaching at the middle level. She has taught middle school in Vermont for the past eleven years and is currently teaching at Essex Middle School on the The Edge Academy team. She is a co-founder of the Edge team which focuses on student voice, project-based learning, technology integration and education for sustainability into all aspects of the... Read More →


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