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Dawn Nelson

School Library Media Specialist
Oak View Elementary School
Osseo Area Schools
Information and Technology Educators of Minnesota (ITEM)

Picture of Dawn NelsonDawn Nelson is the Library Media Specialist at Oak View Elementary School in Maple Grove, MN. There she shares her passion for technology, books, libraries, and learning with staff and students engaged with iPads, Chromebooks, Google Apps for Education, ebooks, and other learning tools.  She has been a teacher-librarian in both elementary and secondary schools for over 15 years and also worked as the Instructional Media and Technology Coordinator with Osseo (MN) Area Schools where initiatives included a 1:1 iPad program and a technology staff development program that received the ISTE Seal of Alignment in January of 2012. Current projects and interests include equity and the digital divide in education, integration of ebooks to support reading, and learning and student engagement in a digital world. She is a Past-President of MEMO, (now ITEM/ Information and Technology  Educators of Minnesota) and is a member of AASL and ISTE.  Besides her day job, she enjoys music, cooking, sailing, and spending time with friends and family.   She loves learning by reading on Twitter and occasionally tweets as @dawnrnelson.

Computers in Libraries 2020

Computers in Libraries 2017

  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    • 1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. E103: Tracking Technology in the Midst of Busy Schedules

Computers in Libraries 2016

  • Wednesday, March 9, 2016
    • 1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. E203: Controlling the Chaos: Using Technology to Become and Stay Organized

Computers in Libraries 2014

  • Tuesday, April 8, 2014
    • 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. E204: Be Essential—Building, Maintaining, and Communicating Your Valuable Program

Computers in Libraries 2012

  • Thursday, March 22, 2012
    • 2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. F204: BYOD = Learning in Their Hands: Teaching Students to Use Personal Devices for Learning
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