IGNITE Session

Tantalizing Tech Tools: Tools To Use Tomorrow

General Session IV
Fri. 10:30am-11:15am

In this interactive and engaging presentation, participants will learn about three tantalizing tech tools to promote student learning and aid retention.  Thinglink, EdPuzzle, and FlipGrid are three free tools that can be used to help students stay focused on content and course objectives.

Beth Ritter-Guth

Beth Ritter-Guth is the Director of Instructional Design and Director of American Honors at Union County College. Prior to her administrative post, she was tenured in English at Lehigh Carbon Community College in PA. Her use of innovative technology and virtual worlds in the teaching of literature has been recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education, USA Today, America Online, and Wired Magazine. She received the Nobel Educator of Distinction Award in 2012 and The Faculty of the Future Award from the National Association of Independent Schools in 2010. Beth’s most distinctive work was in using Second Life to create 64 literary sims including Dante’s Inferno, Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Rime of the Ancient Mariner, and Gloria Naylor’s Mama Day. Beth holds a BA in English, a BA in Communication, and a MA in English.