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2019 Conference

May 28–31, 2019

Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Conference Center, Framingham MA

MATSOL 2019 Conference Online Program

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Fostering Student Talk Through Tech: A Digital Exploration

Friday, May 31, 2019 at 8:30 AM–9:15 AM EDT add to calendar
Grand South
Session Abstract

Real life digital tools inspire ELs to engage in real academic conversation! Success in language acquisition is dependent upon development of oral language skills.  This session explores the online NearPod platform to increase speaking, listening, and comprehension skills.  We'll guide you through creating your own interactive lessons!

Session Type

Practice-Oriented Presentation (45 minutes)

Topic Strand

Digital Learning & Technology

Education Sector

PK-12 Education

PK-12 Focus
Lower Elementary
Upper Elementary
Newcomer Programs


Casey Doherty, Barnstable Public School
Email Address


Samantha Low
Natalie Judge
Meghan Petrell

Session Materials