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Reaching All Students 9:45am - 11:00am (shared presentation)
Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach explores the importance of blending learning with digital literacy skills to ensure success for our most at-risk students. Come hear about ways of broadening your technology program's reach and effectiveness for a full range of students, including those who have the most to gain from successful implementations.

Virtual Communities for Professional Development and Growth 2:10pm - 3:30pm
How do we promote the knowledge, skills and sense of urgency for 21st Century teaching and learning among all teachers in our schools? As the physical and virtual worlds converge to become the 'real world' of teaching and learning, virtual exchanges, online mentoring and other Web-based environments will play increasingly important roles in educational reform. The presenter will share "lessons learned" from her seven years of experience in designing and leading virtual communities of practice.