Great Plains Summit: July 16th to 17th, 2020
2022 Great Plains Summit

Defeating Digital Distractions

Session Description

Students are bombarded by tech, distractions, and decisions during every moment of their personal & school life. How can we support students in achieving their academic and personal goals? Utilizing student feedback, discussion strategies, and research based practices from colleges and careers, this session highlights strategies, tools, books, & apps for defeating digital distractions.

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Session Presenter

Lisa Johnson
Teacher, Author

Lisa Johnson (better known as TechChef4u) has devoted over two decades to supporting students and teachers in a variety of capacities including teaching both Math and English in the classroom, developing technology integration curriculum, serving as an Educational Technologist for a 1:1 iPad district, and presenting keynotes and workshops around the world. She holds a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction, and has been honored as both an Apple Distinguished Educator and PBS Lead Digital Innovator for Texas. Lisa is the author of two books (Cultivating Communication in the Classroom and Creatively Productive) and has contributed content to six other published books. People around the world utilize the resources she creates and curates on a daily basis. She is a respected voice in education and passionate about college and career readiness skills, social emotional learning, executive functioning, instructional design, visual literacy, and professional development for students.