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Engaging the WHOLE Community with Technology
Today’s technology can be overwhelming for parents and educators alike, but it doesn’t have to be! This session will focus on using technology to help build trust and partnership within school communities – including educators, parents, and students! Technology can and should be a cornerstone in unifying your community across all barriers, including socio-economics, language, and much more. We will focus on best practices learned across Title I schools that have started over 4 million conversations in 100+ languages. The unifying REST framework will be presented in the context of using private social media to connect all community members in a single, safe location to collaborate and achieve student success. Join us to learn simple, executable steps to identify and implement the right technology to engage your WHOLE community!
This talk was presented at:
National Title I Conference
February 2017 in Long Beach, CA
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Joni Carswell

Joni Carswell has been working with school communities across the United States since 2012 to implement technology to transform engagement efforts. She has acted as consultant, sounding board, and trainer to help districts realize digital engagement goals to drive more impactful in-person interaction and relationships. The framework, best practices, and strategies shared are a result of working with districts to start more than 4 million conversations.