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11/21/2022, STEM and Literacy with Microsoft: Using Immersive Reader for STEM

Date: 11/21/2022 Time: 3:30-4:30 Location: internet Type: Webinar

Description

Immersive Reader is a literacy tool can be used anywhere, for any student, and for any subject—including STEM class! In this session, come learn how to use Immersive Reader as a learning tool in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics courses. Topics covered include using Picture Dictionary for STEM learning and assessment, adjusting languages in Immersive Reader for word challenges and passages, and creating exciting STEM challenges using Immersive Reader.

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Presenters

Victoria Thompson, MS, STEM Integration Instructional Coach

Victoria Thompson is an Education Industry Executive for the K-12 division at Microsoft Education, an instructional designer for EduSpark, and an ISTE Ambassador. She began her journey teaching fifth and sixth grade math and science in Summerville, SC. After completing her masters degree in curriculum and instruction she moved to the Seattle, WA area in 2018, where her career has pivoted to focusing on STEM integration in schools, K-12 mathematics instruction with research on decolonizing mathematics curriculum for teachers and learners, creating inclusive math environments, and using technology to bridge equity gaps in education. As an Industry Executive at Microsoft, she helps support account teams in digital transformation initiatives in 23 states and leads the Microsoft Innovative Education Expert (MIEExpert) and Showcase School programs. She has presented at ISTE, FETC, TCEA, ImpactEducation, CUE, and DigCitSummit on topics such as creating inclusive math classrooms, culturally responsive STEM education, and equity in educational technology. Additionally, she was recently awarded the title of one of the top 30 K-12 IT influencers in 2021 by EdTech Magazine. She lives in Tacoma, WA with her wife, Kourtney, and their dog, Ren.

Contact

Email Sue Wright at the SETC office

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