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Saturday, September 12 • 9:00am - 9:45am
Digital Distractions: Keeping Readers Engaged in Digital Text

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The nuances of digital text pose hefty challenges for our students. Too high reading levels, difficult vocabulary, and the ever-present temptation for digital distraction impact student success when reading online. What if we could empower students to employ digital tools to personalize and support their reading experience? Let's look at free browser extensions, instructional platforms, and digital text collections to differentiate instruction and increase student independence. Participants will leave with immediate, takeaway ideas to make a "big impact" on student success.


Tara Kingsley

Associate Professor, IU Kokomo
Dr. Tara Kingsley has been in education for 19 years and is currently an Associate Professor at IU Kokomo. She is a leader in the use of technology to support both literacy and deeper levels of learning. She has created numerous professional development workshops and is a frequent... Read More →

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Principal, Kokomo Schools
I am the proud mother of two amazing young ladies, a lover of learning, and a dedicated educator.

Saturday September 12, 2020 9:00am - 9:45am EDT
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