Using Technology to Spark Creativity and Higher Order Thinking Skills

Wow! and Why? are two of the best W words in the classroom. When students are engaged in learning, you might hear wow! or why? exclaimed as they investigate the lesson’s topic, but sometimes students need an extra spark. Technology is one tool that can provide that spark! In this session we’ll look at methods and technology tools that support creativity and higher order thinking skills in the classroom.

Rachel Feld serves as the Director of Academic Computing and Online Learning at Martin Luther College. She has a passion for helping teachers find ways to use technology to support learning objectives in their classrooms. Prior to MLC, she taught 1st and 2nd grade in Kenosha, WI for 11 years. Rachel graduated from MLC in 2006, from WLC in 2015 with a master’s in instructional technology, and is currently writing a dissertation for a doctorate in educational technology leadership from Concordia University – Chicago.

Sectional 7

Wednesday, June 22

9:15 am

Rachel Feld