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

Electrify Any Lesson 1.0

Session Description

Turn a potentially boring lesson into a brilliant one! Make learning irresistible by hooking your students' senses, connecting to background knowledge, making predictions, and building mysteries. Experience pixelated pictures, redacted text, research scrambles, locked content, customized Mad Libs, mystery maps, emoji messages, and other inviting ways to captivate learners.

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Session Presenter

Tony Vincent
Educational Consultant
Tony Vincent, Inc.

Tony Vincent started out teaching fifth grade in Omaha 23 years ago. Then he took on the role of his school's tech coach. Eventually he left school teaching to be a self-employed consultant, sharing friendly ways for teachers to reach, empower, and inspire their students. Tony is a prolific sharer, approachable, and consistently selects practical tools and strategies that can be implemented right away. Tony went back to teaching for the 2018-2019 school year in Council Bluffs, where his fifth graders became Chromebook superusers. Tony posts lots of handy tech tips on social media, and he hosts a series of digital drawing challenges for kids called Shapegrams. Most importantly, Tony is the father of 9 year old twins.