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Your Name and Title/Role:      

Rachelle Dene Poth, Spanish and STEAM Teacher, Consultant, Author

School, Library, or Organization Name (if applicable):  

Riverview School District, Jr. Sr. High School



Area of the World from Which You Will Present:  

Pittsburgh, PA, USA


Language in Which You Will Present:    English


Target Audience(s):    educators, tech coaches, administrators, media specialists, students, pre-service teachers, librarians, student teachers, IT staff , guidance counselors, paraprofessionals


Short Session Description: Back-to-school innovative tips

This week I have two episodes!  In this second episode on Wednesday, July 29th, I will be talking with Dr. Justin Aglio, a former teacher, and award-winning principal, and the Director of Academic Achievement and District Innovation at Montour School District. Dr. Aglio has a passion for doing what is best for student success and has dedicated his career to empower educators and students with skills and resources they need to thrive in the 21st century. In addition to his duties at Montour, he serves as a Visiting LearnLab Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University's Human-Computer Interaction Institute in the School of Computer Science, a Getting Smart Columnists, and an Adjunct STEM Professor at California University of Pennsylvania. He is a Future Ready Schools Thought Leader and was selected as a participant in the Presidential Maker Roundtable discussion at the White House. Throughout his career, he has collaborated with companies including LEGO Education, to further project based and real-world learning for students. Dr. Aglio, and his thoughts on STEM, Artificial Intelligence, and Innovation have been featured in such publications as THE Journal, ISTE, Forbes, EdSurge, Education Week, Getting Smart, eSchoolNews, The School Superintendents Association, and more. Dr. Aglio has been a keynote speaker and presented at a variety of conferences across the country including Schools That Can National Forum, ASCD, ISTE, Tech & Learning Summit, Mid-Atlantic Mass Customization Summit, and International Literacy Association Conference. Connect with him on Twitter @JustinAglio.

We will discuss back-to-school innovative tips.  We might talk about artificial intelligence, esports, PBL, STEM and more!   Join us, bring your questions, concerns and experiences!   Let's talk about education and how to thrive!

Guest:Dr. Justin Aglio


Rachelle Bio:

Rachelle is an edtech consultant, presenter, attorney, author, blogger and teacher. She teaches Spanish and a STEAM course on emerging tech that covers AR/VR and artificial intelligence. She presents regularly at conferences on technology and ways to drive student learning. She is the past-president of the ISTE Teacher Education Network and serves on the leadership team for the ISTE Mobile Learning Network. At ISTE19, Rachelle received the Making IT Happen Award and a Presidential Gold Award for volunteer service to education. She is also a Buncee Ambassador, Nearpod PioNear, Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert and Google Certified Educator Levels I and II.

Rachelle is  the author of four books:  In Other Words: Quotes That Push Our Thinking, The Future Is Now: Looking Back to Move Ahead, Unconventional Ways to THRIVE in EDU and Chart A New Course: Essential Skills for Tomorrow's World.

Unconventional: Quick to get started with SEL, PBL, AR/VR, Choice Boards, HyperDocs, Global Collaboration and more

All Books available: bit.ly/Pothbooks  


I am a regular blogger for Getting Smart,  DA Administration, Defined Learning, Neo LMS and Newsweek STEM Informer.


Twitter Handle(s): 

Twitter @Rdene915


Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session:




Podcast: https://anchor.fm/rdene915

Signed copies: bit.ly/pothsbooks

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