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Join us in Boston November 13-14th, 2015 for our annual iPad Summit. Registration and more details at ettipad.org/Boston

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Friday, November 14 • 9:30am - 10:30am
'Sharing Lessons Learned To Inform Programs in Other Schools'

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Thompson Elementary School (K - 5, 400+ students) is entering its 3rd year as a one-to-one school. Participants will learn how the lessons learned at Thompson informed the design of the one-to-one pilot initiative in a sixth grade cluster at the Ottoson Middle School in Arlington, which began in the December 2014, and will be entering its second year in the fall of 2014. Presenters will share use of MDM, workflow management strategies, student Tech-sperts in order to support use in the classroom, professional development strategies, how a K - 8 articulated STEM curriculum supported the expansion of the program, and data gathered from students, parents, and teachers.


Susan Bisson

Susan Bisson is an instructional technology specialist, Arlington Public Schools

Johanna Bradley

Arlington Public Schools

Laura Chesson

Assistant Superintendent, Arlington Public Schools
Laura Chesson, Arlington Assistant Superintendent has led instructional technology efforts in rural, suburban, and urban schools over the last 18 years. She implemented the first utilization of the Internet in rural New Mexico, was a teacher in the inaugural year of Virtual High School, and designed and implemented a one-to-one environment at Maynard High School. She is currently working with the Arlington Instructional Technology Study Group... Read More →
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Jessica Keweshan

Grade 6 ELA Teacher, Ottoson Middle School
Jessica Keweshan is a 6th grade English Language Arts teacher at the Ottoson Middle School in Arlington, MA. This is her second year working with the 1-1 iPad pilot. She is particularly interested in using iPads to differentiate literacy instruction at the middle school level.
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Nicole Melnik

First Grade Teacher, Thompson School
Nicole has taught K, 1st, and 2nd grade in Arlington, MA. Currently she's a first grade teacher in the newly rebuilt Thompson School, a 1:1 iPad environment. Prior to this, the school had a model of 2 shared iPad carts. To communicate with parents, she blogs daily so parents can continue conversations at home. Her students love Kidblog and comments are posted throughout the week by parents and students. She uses Twitter and Pinterest to... Read More →

Lillian O'Donnell

Lillian O'Donnell is a learning specialist in the sixth grade at the Ottoson Middle School in Arlington, MA. This is her second year working with the 1-1 iPad pilot. With another team member, she created and led the iPad Council, a group of student leaders. The Council presented to various groups and solicited feedback from their classmates to improve the use of the iPads across the four main content areas.

Friday November 14, 2014 9:30am - 10:30am
  • Target Audience Elementary School Educators, Middle School Educators, Instructional Technology Specialists, School, District, or College/University Administrators