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Spring Conference - Learning & Leading by Design

 Sunday April 7 - Tuesday April 9

 Monona Terrace Convention Center, Madison WI

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Sunday, April 7 • 2:30pm - 4:15pm
Learning Visually

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Integrating data visualization and infographics into the day to day classroom routine allows students to not only engage with information at a more complex level but also push their skill set to create relevant visuals to accompany their learning. After 15 years in the classroom, it is clear that inclusion of these methods into the learning environment develop more analytical consumers of information. And with the advent of powerful tools on the web, a venue for creation of new visualizations that stretch the learner from just consumer to also producer of information.

Participants will investigate a variety of classroom tested activities, browse a number of tools that are used to make data visualizations, and create their own original visualization. The end goal is for the participants to see proven examples with a pathway towards inclusion within their own teaching environments.

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Diana Laufenberg

Diana Laufenberg has taught all grade levels from 7-12 in Social Studies over the past 15 years. She most recently taught at the Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia, an inquiry-driven, project-based high school focused on modern learning. Her practice has deep roots in experiential education, taking students from the classroom to the real world and back again. Before finding her way to Philadelphia, she was an active member of the teaching... Read More →

Sunday April 7, 2013 2:30pm - 4:15pm
PC Lab Q & R

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