Presenter


Adam Fragale

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

About:
Adam 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 in STEAM technology in 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.

PBL in the Secondary ELA Classroom

Learn how to implement PBL activities to promote critical thinking, communication, and collaboration in your secondary ELA classroom. Embracing technology in a traditional ELA classroom will not only help engage your students, but it will also improve their literacy skills and foster a classroom environment in which the traditional elements of ELA become more hands on.

Improving Elementary Literacy with Technology

Looking for more engaging literacy lessons? Want to try out digital storytelling in your classroom? There are so many educational literacy apps available, it can be hard to choose ones that will work best for your classroom. In this course. we will highlight a few of these tools that you can easily incorporate into your classroom, so that you can keep your students engaged while improving literacy.

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.

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.

Creating Holiday Ornaments with 3D Design

It's the most wonderful time of year...for your students to get creative and design holiday ornaments! In this session, we will show you how your students can get creative for the holidays by incorportation 3D design technology as well as 3D printers to create unique and personalized ornaments for the holiday season!

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.

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

Strategies to Prepare Students for Standardized Testing

Teachers and students alike may be feeling the pressure of having to properly prepare for spring testing. In this session, we will take a look at the different assessment types, plus test-taking strategies that will make students more comfortable in taking them. Let's grow our approach to testing so we can foster learning and showcase student knowledge.

The 4 Effective Ways to Re-Engage Students After a Holiday Break

Winter and holiday breaks are just around the corner, and while they are a time to relax and recharge, it can also be a time when your students seem to end up "forgetting" everything they've learned up to that point. Join us for this session where we will learn some strategies and concepts with four surefire ways to get your students quickly re-engaged in school and back on track to begin the second half of the school year!

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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