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PLEASE NOTE: Some sessions have a limited capacity. Seating for all sessions is first-come, first-serve. Advance RSVP is not an option; adding an item to your agenda in Sched does not guarantee you a seat. Look for LIMITED CAPACITY in the session title to see which sessions are going to close their doors after capacity is hit and read the session description to see how many people they will accept. 
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Friday, November 15 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Hey Google, is there a role for you and Alexa in classrooms?

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Artificial intelligence is now an attainable technology present in millions of American homes. Smart speakers, such as Google’s Home or Amazon’s Alexa, can rapidly retrieve factual information. Come hear how educators are extending their usefulness and discovering creative, thought-provoking ways to use them to challenge students and organize their classrooms.

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Maureen Yoder

Professor, Lesley University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
I am a Professor Emerita at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  I am a former classroom teacher and have taught kindergarten through high school.  I write and present on various topics including emerging technologies, online teaching, virtual reality, and augmented reality... Read More →

Friday November 15, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm EST
Escapade 1
  Friday Block 4