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CHECK IN
As you arrive to the conference please head to check in located at the front desk of 248 Cabot Street. Here you will get your conference badge, program, swag as well as find answers to your questions! Check In before the first session of the conference opens at 7:45 a.m. 

If you are unable to arrive in that time frame, not to worry, the Check In table will have someone to answer your questions each day, as well as check in late arrivals.
Saturday Check In/Info Desk Schedule
8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Sunday Check In/Info Desk Schedule
7:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.


Please note all presenters and attendees are required to check in at the registration desk prior to attending any sessions.

LUNCH
Saturday lunch is on your own. Check out the session Lunch on Your Own to see a list of walkable restaurants.
Sunday lunch is provided as part of the lunch alike sessions that are focused around a number of themes. Please add this session to your schedule if you are planning on joining us for lunch on Sunday so we can order an appropriate number of lunches!

PARKING
Public Lots
Parking by Montserrat is available in the public lots listed below at $0.25 per hour from 8am to 8pm, Monday through Saturday. The public lots are shown in blue on the parking map. Pay for parking at any public lot paystation using credit cards or quarters.  The GoParkit smartphone app is an alternative payment option available.
  • Upper and Lower Pond Street Lot (behind The Cabot Lodge - 278 Cabot Street)
  • Pond/Chapman Street Lot (behind the Atomic Cafe, Soma and Beverly Bank)
  • Federal/Chapman Street East Lot (behind the Family Dollar store)
  • Federal/Chapman Street West Lot (adjacent to 6 Chapman Street)
  • Hale/Briscoe Street Lot (adjacent to 5 Briscoe Street)
On Street Parking
On street parking is available in different zones.  The hourly rate is dependent on the zone.

Green Zone
  • Shown in green on the parking map.
  • $0.75 per hour, from 8am to 8pm, Monday through Saturday.
  • Pay at any on-street ‘green zone’ paystation using credit cards or quarters.
  • GoParkit smartphone app is an alternative payment option.

Red Zone
  • Shown in red on the parking map.
  • Free of charge to visitors, from 8am to 8pm, Monday through Saturday for a limited time period of 4 hours.
There is no charge for on street parking or lot parking on Sundays. Learn more here. 

Questions? Email conference@massarted.com if you can’t find your answer here! 
Sunday, November 10 • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Round Table: Considering the Negative Effects of Digital Media Developmentally & Ways to Counter With Art

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What are the effects of overuse of digital media and how can we counteract/heal them in the Art Room?
We will consider the negative effects of tech media on children as social, independent and creative thinkers. Some of these issues include addiction, passive thinking, inability to focus on long term tasks, problems with critical thinking and lack of empathy. Using some short quotes and open ended questions, we will consider what our role might be as visual arts teachers in healing/ counteracting this growing phenomenon.

Speakers
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Amy Sallen

ViSUAL ARTS SPECIALIST K1-8, BOSTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS/ LYNDON SCHOOL
I have been teaching Art in BPS for 25 years. I am also a painter and received a Fund For Excellence Grant in 2006. For two years, I have been taking Level one and two of a Visual Thinking Strategies Professional Development at the Gardner Museum. I was very excited to finally find... Read More →


Sunday November 10, 2019 1:00pm - 2:15pm
H204, Hardie Building 23 Essex St, Beverly, MA 01915, USA