Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century: Welcome Home – A Guide to the Digital Nation
October 21, 2010, 9:30 - 3:00 pm
Chase Collegiate School

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
9:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:45 – 10:05 Welcome and Overview

10:15 – 10:45 CONCURRENT SESSIONS I


SMART Boards and Google Earth: Going Places in Education (James Sorrels, Westover School) GRADES K-12 / ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

Technology-Based Collaborative Writing Between Schools (John Corrigan, Pomfret School) GRADES 9-PG / ENGLISH, WRITING

Global Transdisciplinary Units (Nelyda Miguel, Whitby School) GRADES K-5 ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

POSTPONED UNTIL JANUARY A Flickr.com Photo Project: Learning Through Photos (Laura Bridges-Pereira, Chase Collegiate School) GRADES 6-8 / ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

Art/Dance Collaboration: A Constellation of Light, Movement, Sculpture and Sound (Jennifer Pommiss and Erin Riley Greenwich Academy) GRADES K-12 / ART, DANCE, THEATRE, VIDEO PRODUCTION

Learning Together: Building Excellence through Collaborative Professional Review (Don Gibbs, Pomfret School) GRADES K-12 / ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

Adman: Media Literacy and Advertising (Joe Dietrich, The Master’s School) GRADES 9-PG / MEDIA LITERACY

Enchanting Fairy Tales Projects (Jennifer Krayewski, Greenwich Country Day School) GRADES K-5 / ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

Making Technology Education Relevant (Sharon Plante and Jeff Ruggiero Eagle Hill Southport) GRADES 6-8 / ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

10:55 - 11:25 CONCURRENT SESSIONS II


Jazz & Poetry: A Collaborative Integration of the Arts Across Grade-Levels and Teaching Disciplines (Craig O’Connell, Christi Sharon, Toni Wright, John North, St. Thomas’s Day School) GRADES K-5 / ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

Just Write! Tag You’re It (Marfie Lavendier and Sally Follansbee, Renbrook School) GRADES K-5 / WRITING

Take Your Projects into the Clouds (Judy Soto, Greenwich Country Day School) GRADES K-5 / ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

The Library in the Digital Age (Alia Methven and Joe Knowlton, Greenwich Academy) GRADES K-12 / ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

Quick and Easy Video Projects to Encourage Fluency and Communication (Veronica Lima, Greens Farms Academy) GRADES K-12 / ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

Professional Development 24/7: Building Personal Learning Network Using Twitter (Lorri Carroll, Hamden Hall Country Day School and Andrew Watt, The Independent Day School) GRADES K-12 / ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

Animating with Scratch (Emily Silverman, Greens Farms Academy) GRADES K-12 / ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

Exploring Hidden Bias (Pascale Musto, Chase Collegiate School) GRADES K-12 / ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

11:35 - 12:05 Round Table Discussions with Presenters / Networking with Colleagues

12:15 - 1:00 LUNCH
1:10 - 1:40 REPEAT OF SESSION TOPICS (See above links for descriptions)
1:50 - 2:20 REPEAT OF SESSION TOPICS (See above links for descriptions)
2:30 - 3:00 Round Table Discussions with Presenters / Networking with Colleagues