Computers & Technology


What's a Googol?: Utilizing Technology with the Gifted Math Student

Saturday, November 11
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: 202 B

Individual differentiation can be a struggle in a classroom of 25 students who come from a variety of different intellectual abilities, socioeconomic levels, and life experiences. When teachers avail themselves of the wide array of technological applications available, they can expand not only students’ interests, but also their motivation to connect their learning to previously learned concepts. This presentation describes processes for using Google Docs, Schoolkit Math, Educreations, Desmos, YouTube, Connected Mathematics, and a variety of math applications that can enhance your students’ learning with or without the presence of the teacher.

Breanna Prochnow

Itinerant Resource Teacher for the Gifted
Lincoln Public Schools

Breanna is an itinerant teacher for the gifted for Lincoln Public Schools. She works with students from kindergarten to 5th grade in both differentiated math and literature. She has a Master's degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in teaching mathematics and a gifted endorsement from Doane University. She has also been a classroom teacher and worked with gifted children for several years.


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Mary Daily

Gifted Facilitator
Lincoln Public Schools


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Liz Truesdale

Gifted Teacher/Counselor
Lincoln Public Schools

Liz is currently an itinerant resource teacher for gifted students for Lincoln Public Schools, working with kindergarten through fifth graders in both literature and mathematics. She has been an elementary school teacher and counselor for more than 30 years. Liz has a Master's degree in School Counseling and a teaching endorsement in Gifted Education.


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