Presenter


Adam Fragale

Specialty Areas:
ELA, 3D printing, culturally responsive teaching, social studies, UBTech

About:
Adam has his Master’s in Adolescent Education and a Bachelor’s in Communication. He previously taught sixth grade social studies and ELA and was a member of the Literacy Committee, which designed curriculum for K-8 classes in his district. He enjoys helping teachers incorporate the latest STEAM technology into their classrooms. When not at work, you can catch Adam hanging out with his family, trying new foods, and traveling.

Top Courses

Using Google Forms for Assessment

Google Forms is one of the most versatile tools Google has to offer. In this course, we'll go over things like collecting data, conducting peer reviews, and creating formative assessments. Join us to explore the variety of ways that Google Forms can be implemented in your classroom to meet your assessment needs.

Using CAD Design in Your Social Studies Classroom

Part of a students experience in a social studies classroom is learning about the arts and architecture in various cultures throughout history. In this session, you will learn how you can easily implement available computer-aided design (CAD) technologies into your art & architecture lessons to get students thinking creatively.

Fostering Cultural Awareness in Your Students

Influencing the way students view the world, and how they connect with the people they meet, is just as important as learning how to read, write, and solve math problems. In this session, we'll look at some tips and tricks to help teachers foster supportive learning environments where students of all cultures feel included. We'll also discuss how to incorporate cultural differences into activities and lessons that help students become even more well-rounded members of their own community

Presidential Film Festival

Have your students educate their peers, parents, the entire school, or the district about the importance of celebrating President's Day! Join us to learn how you can utilize technologies such as Screencastify or Flipgrid to have your students record themselves acting out important scenes from Lincoln's presidency. Then, discover how student work can be pushed out to the school and parents as a Presidential Film Festival!

Digital Citizenship for 21st Century Learners

In the blink of an eye, the need for access to online learning tools was pushed to the forefront of education. Students, teachers, and parents alike had to reimagine the process of learning. 21st century learners have grown up in the digital age, where they have been exposed to all different kinds of technology. Utilizing this technology in a safe, respectful and educational manner is many times overlooked. In this session, we will take a look at the quickly changing digital landscape and how we can educate students of all ages on the importance of positive digital citizenship.

Tools for Creating an Accessible Google Form

Google Forms is a great tool for teachers. You can use it to collect and grade quizzes, gather feedback from students, and more. But what do you do if you have students who struggle with web accessibility? Join us to discover how you can create accessible forms that can help students with disabilities remain engaged in classroom activities.

UBTech Basics

Get your students on the path to developing real-world skills that can solve real-world problems by getting comfortable with incorporating robotics and coding into any classroom! Exposing your students to coding as well as teamwork experiences that will boost their engagement in group engineering and problem solving activities. Join us in exploring the possibilities of incorporating UBTech into your curriculum.

Designing 3D Family Crests

Many students have become interested in researching their family history or genealogy over the last few years as advances in information technology have brought our family trees to our fingertips. In this session, we will discuss how to incorporate 3D design and printing into your science or social studies lessons on DNA, genealogy, family history, and our forefathers as we research and create family crests that can tell a story about our students' families.

Structuring Independent Study in the Secondary Classroom

In this session, we will learn about allowing your students time to choose a side project to work on in the classroom, giving them autonomy over their learning and purpose to their education. This is a great option that can be implemented at any time of year, especially as the year is winding down. It's also a great way to continue building skill sets as well as letting the students explore what interests them.

Building Cultural Awareness Through Oral History Projects

Understanding and recognizing that our classmates have different values shaped by diverse backgrounds can be learned through the use of oral history projects. In this session, we will discuss building cultural awareness in the classroom by utilizing Audacity to create meaningful oral history projects.

Digital Online Certifications

Below are some popular Digital Teacher Certifications that are available as a series of online courses. Click on a logo to start your certification track today!

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