Oretha Ferguson
  • Fort Smith, AR
  • United States

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Wikis in the Hands of Students (Thursday, February 23, 9:30 - 10:30) Harris Brake Room

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Learn how to transform those "dead" paper/pencil assignments in to dynamic published works to build digital student portfolios that suppport the Common Core Standards.Click…Continue

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"Laptops in the Classroom (Thursday, February 24, 8:15 - 9:15 Harris Brake Room)

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Oretha Ferguson, Teacher and Technology Coach and George Lieux, Technology Integration Specialists, will present how to transform the traditional classroom in to a 1:1 computing classroom that will…Continue

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CCSS: Get to Know the Tech Tools (Wednesday, February 22, 11:00 - 12:00 in the Harris Brake Room)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Oretha Ferguson Feb 23, 2012. 6 Replies

"CCSS:  Get to Know the Tech Tools" will give administrators and curriculum specialists ideas for incorporating 2.0 tools in rigorous lessons that support technology and the Common Core Standards.…Continue

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Fort Smith Public Schools
About Me:
I teach sophomore English at Southside High School and was Fort Smith Public School's 2010-2011 Teacher-of-the Year and a state finalists. I am a technology coach and present workshops for my school, the Fort Smith School District, the Western Arkansas Service Coop and coops throughout the state, Hot Springs Technology Institute, and to districts in the state. I sponsor Poetry Out Loud and the Senior class and am a member of ISTE, ARKSTE, NCTE, and TIE CADRE. I teach in a one-to-one technology rich classroom. My passion is working with students and showing teachers how to integrate technology to support teaching and learning.
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At 1:22pm on February 22, 2012, Denise Doyle said…
Wonderful teacher & student friendly tools & activities to set us on the CCSS track. Thank you!

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