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Program Description: Classrooms for the Future Teachers from across the region will meet to learn how 21st Century learning strategies can be incorporated into their CFF classroom. They will collaborate, share, and network with peers within their subject area, and be exposed to best practices in collaborative learning and teaching.

Requirements: Educators are required to bring a
lesson they will improve upon by the addition of 21st century skills. In the hopes of sharing with their colleagues, attendees are also encouraged to bring a lesson or project that they feel best represents the ideals of the Classrooms for the Future grant.

Location: Mountain View Jr. /Sr. High School, Kingsley, PA

Date/Time: April 25th, 2008 from 8:30AM until 3:00PM



Collaboration Day Facts- 15 Districts and 111 Attendees

41 Language Arts Teachers
23 Math Teachers
32 Science Teachers
15 Social Studies Teachers



Agenda:


8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:30 Introduction & Keynote
9:45-10:45 Technology Session One
  1. Peer Editing and Collaboration
  2. Google Earth in the Classroom
  3. Curricular uses for Wikis, Blogs, and discussion boards.
  4. Getting started with United Streaming and Nettrekker
  5. Podcasting – Basics
11:00 -12:00 Technology Session Two
  1. Peer Editing and Collaboration
  2. Google Earth in the Classroom
  3. Curricular uses for Wikis, Blogs, and discussion boards.
  4. Getting started Moodle
  5. Podcasting – Advanced
12:00-12:45 Lunch
1:00-3:00 Subject Area Collaboration



Collaboration Day Survey:

As you consider the value of this conference please keep in mind the following goals and objectives. Were they accomplished at the conference? Please refer to them when answering the questions in this evaluation instrument.

Goals and Objectives:

  • Comradery Building
  • Leave Enlightened and Rejuvenated
  • Have an Enjoyable Experience
  • Formal and Informal Sharing
  • Gain Understanding to Help Plan for the Future

Click Here to take the Collaboration Day survey.

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