November 6-8, 2019 * Gillette, Wyoming
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Friday, November 8 • 9:00am - 9:45am
Linking Literacy & Tech

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Attendees will explore innovative ways to effectively enhance informational literacy instruction using technology in an intermediate to higher education classroom--regardless of content. Specifically, they will analyze online publishing trends and tools to engage students in meaningful and authentic literacy practices.

o Know how to effectively incorporate technology into their lessons to better
engage students; use technology not as a substitute, but as an
o Walk out with exposure to both new technology tools or with tools that they
are familiar with, such as Adobe Spark, and learn how to use them in a way
they haven't previously considered for literacy instruction.
o Enhance PLN by collaborating with other educators through technology.


Jenny Sorenson

Jenny has lived in Wyoming for most of her life: growing up in Cowley, graduating from the University of Wyoming in Laramie, and teaching 8th grade English at Sage Valley Junior High in Gillette. She believes that literacy can empower students to chase after ideas and opportunities... Read More →

Carmen Toole

Carmen has a degree in Elementary and Special Education from Dakota State University in Madison, SD.  She has been teaching in many different areas over her career in public and private sectors:  Special Education for primary and secondary students, Kindergarten, 6th grade, Physical... Read More →

Friday November 8, 2019 9:00am - 9:45am MST