Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century: Welcome Home – A Guide to the Digital Nation
January 21, 2010
Chase Collegiate School


CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
9:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:45 – 10:05 Welcome and Overview
10:15 – 10:45 CONCURRENT SESSIONS I
A. Designing a Course Management System [9-PG Across the Curriculum] (Volker Krasemann, Suffield Academy)
B. Using Debate in the Middle School Classroom: Getting Everyone Involved [6-8 Across the Curriculum] (Scott Lilley / Caryn Purcell, New Canaan Country School)
C. NoodleBib, LibGuides, and the Big6: Promoting Academic Integrity During the Research Process [Grades K-12 Across the Curriculum] (Nancy Florio, Rumsey Hall School)
D. Project Based Learning in a Small River Town Teaches Students American History [6-8 History] Kate Knopp, The Independent Day School)
E. VoiceThreads: Share Your Images, Share Your Voice![K-12 Across the Curriculum] (Josh Burker, Greens Farms Academy)
F. Native American Studies [9-12 Across the Curriculum] (David Rockwell, Suffield Academy)
G. Why Video Games are Addictive and What Educators Can Learn From Them [9-PG Across the Curriculum] (Peter Bonanno, Suffield Academy)
H. The Data-Driven Total Human Development Model [9-PG Across the Curriculum] (Steven Davis, St. Thomas More School)
I. SMART Boards and Google Earth: Going Places in Education [K-12 Across the Curriculum] (James Sorrels, Westover School)
10:55 – 11:25 CONCURRENT SESSIONS II
J. Using Microsoft Word to Evaluate Student Writing [K-12 Across the Curriculum] (Brad Czepiel, Hopkins School)
K. Taking a Seed and Watching It Bloom: A Multi-disciplinary Approach to Exploring Creative Arts [K-5] (Kathryn Kravec, New Canaan Country School)
L. Using a Wiki in English Class [9-PG English] (John Corrigan, Pomfret School)
M. Global Perspective: In Knowledge and Action [Pre-K-9 Across the Curriculum] (Veronica Brasher, Elizabeth Zobel, The Montessori School)
N. An Experiment in Service Learning [9-PG History] (Connie Blunden, Greenwich Academy)
O. ACTive Learning: Making Real Connections [1-5 Across the Curriculum] (Barbara Washer, Theatre Consultant / Sally Brown / Marfie Lavendier, Renbrook School)
P. Digging Deep in Google Earth [K-12 Across the Curriculum] (Tom Adams, The Taft School)
Q. Puppet Show Project [K-5 Across the Curriculum] (Molly Farnsworth, New Canaan Country School)
11:35 – 12:05 ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS WITH PRESENTERS

12:15 – 1:00 LUNCH
1:10 – 1:40 CONCURRENT SESSIONS III
A. Designing a Course Management System [9-PG Across the Curriculum]
B. Using Microsoft Word to Evaluate Student Writing [K-12 Across the Curriculum]
C. Using Debate in the Middle School Classroom: Getting Everyone Involved [6-8 Across the Curriculum]
D. Taking a Seed and Watching It Bloom: A Multi-disciplinary Approach to Exploring Creative Arts [K-5]
E. NoodleBib, LibGuides, and the Big6: Promoting Academic Integrity During the Research Process [K-12 Across the Curriculum]
F. Using a Wiki in English Class [9-PG English]
G. Project Based Learning in a Small River Town Teaches Students American History [6-8 History]
H. Global Perspective: In Knowledge and Action [Pre-K-9 Across the Curriculum]
I. Digging Deep in Google Earth [K-12 Across the Curriculum]
1:50– 2:20 CONCURRENT SESSIONS IV
J. An Experiment in Service Learning [9-PG History]
K. Native American Studies [9-12 Across the Curriculum]
L. ACTive Learning: Making Real Connections [1-5 Across the Curriculum]
M. Why Video Games are Addictive and What Educators Can Learn from Them [9-PG Across the Curriculum]
N. VoiceThreads: Share Your Images, Share Your Voice! [K-12 Across the Curriculum]
O. The Data-Driven Total Human Development Model [9-PG Across the Curriculum]
P. Q. Scratch – Creative Problem Solving the M.I.T. Way [K-12 Across the Curriculum] (Patrice Gans, Fraser Woods School)
Q. Puppet Show Project [K-5 Across the Curriculum]
R. SMART Boards and Google Earth: Going Places in Education [K-12 Across the Curriculum]
2:30 – 3:00 ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS WITH PRESENTERS