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Susan Wells
Works at DPS- E.K. Powe Elementary
Attended University of Virginia
Lives in Durham, NC
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#Makerspace  at Family Science Night this week.  Amazing fun, cool creations!
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I love this cart.  Where did you get it from?  
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Join ISTE's Mobile Learning Network in celebrating Digital Learning Day - March 13, 2015 with a week of activities!

Special Webinar - March 12, 2015 at 7 PM EDT
Deeper Learning through Coding with Tynker's Kevin Elgan, Director of School Programs
Using Tynker with district's primary students... "It's not just about the coding, it's about using coding to foster deeper learning that allows students to learn, apply what they learned and demonstrate mastery of the core content." says Kathy Bottaro-Digital Learning Program Coordinator, Sioux City Community School District.  Learn how as Kevin Elgan talks coding and common core support built into every Tynker lesson plan, Concept Maps to track progress, project hooks to support teaching in core curriculum areas and additional tools for teachers.

Webinar Room: http://bit.ly/istemln_webinars Just add your name, no password needed.

Tweetchat Sharing Apps and Resources - March 12th at 7:30 PM EDT
Immediately following the webinar, join us on Twitter for an App Smackdown Tweetchat. PLN leaders and other participants will each share their favorite apps for students and teachers. The App Smackdown Tweetchat will begin at 7:30 PM EDT. Join us and share your favorite apps and resources for digital learning!

Join us on our Tackk Site for sharing ideas, strategies, projects, photos, videos, and more…check out a new tip, tool, or strategy each day leading up to March 13!
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Happy 2015!
What a great time to get summer camp plans in order!
Coding, robotics, movie-making, arts & crafts with MakersEd, Earth Science, physics all in the context of the great outdoors!  Grab your spot today at Camp TechTerra!
Registration for Summer 2015 is open…
July 6 - 10 and July 13 - 17
$260 per week or 
$500 for both weeks 
Daily 9am-3pm
Campers K-8th grade
Held at Pinewoods montessori in Hillsborough, NC
A summer of full of STEAM! Camp Tech Terra takes two seemingly opposing elements — technology and nature — and brings them together to help children better understand the world around them and...
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What are you doing to celebrate Hour of Code and CSED Week?
#coding   #hourofcode2014   #STEM  
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Getting ready for #hourofcode2014 , only one week away!
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Winning http://code.org grant, whole school & community celebrating #HourOfCode 12/8-12/12 #STEM companies Durham, NC area contact me to be a part!  We'll have kids K-5th coding from 9am - 3 pm each day.  We'd love to have community volunteers partnering up with our kids.  If you can't be with us F2F we'll Skype you in!
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Hosting Special Webinar Tonight celebrating #dld15   - March 12, 2015 at 7 PM EDT

"Deeper Learning through Coding" with #Tynker   Kevin Elgan, Director of School Programs

Using Tynker with district's primary students… “It’s not just about the coding, it’s about using coding to foster deeper learning that allows students to learn, apply what they learned and demonstrate mastery of the core content.” says Kathy Bottaro-Digital Learning Program Coordinator, Sioux City Community School District.  Learn how as Kevin Elgan talks coding and common core support built into every Tynker lesson plan, Concept Maps to track progress, project hooks to support teaching in core curriculum areas and additional tools for teachers.

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Taking flight with my first drone.  Too cool!
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Tomorrow I'm leaving London for New York where I will be participating in a number events during the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) week. It is a week when the largest group of  world leaders, states people, lobbyists, leading thinkers and global opinion formers gather to discuss some of the most pressing global issues and,…
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Celebrate Computer Science Education Week and #hourofcode2014   with us:
*Hour of Code - Coding Shoutout Webinar*  - December 9, 2014 at 7 PM EST
When: December 9, 2014 7 PM EST
Where: http://bit.ly/istemln_webinars Sign in with your name, no pw needed
What: Coding Shoutout/Shootout Web-based & App-based Coding Programs Shared, Bring Your Favorites for Open Mic.  We’ll be sharing coding for kids, kid-favorites and why!
Who: Susan Wells, ISTE MLN PD Chair and You!
#coding   #codeorg   #apps  
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Education
  • University of Virginia
    Special Education
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    MSA
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Mobile learning...my day begins and the day ends learning more
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ISTE, International Society for Technology in Education, MLN, Mobile Learning Network, Past President, Current Professional Development Chair
Longtime School Administrator
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The first school-wide 1:1 iPod touch deployment in the United States, Culbreth Middle School, Chapel Hill, NC
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Founder, Camp TechTerra
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Merging Coding, Robotics, MakersEd, and ScienceEd; Innovative Learning deployment, BYOD, 1:1, cross-platform mobile learning labs. Digital content, curriculum, program developer and consultant.
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  • DPS- E.K. Powe Elementary
    School based admin, present
  • Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools
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Charlottesville, VA - Chapel Hill, NC
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