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Languages Without Borders

Who:
Melanie Manuel, Juan Gabriel Sanchez, Jillian Gierke
When:
Session Six
Where:
Room 211

How can we extend our conversations outside of the classroom? How do we develop productive partnerships with other classrooms around the globe? How do we involve our audience?

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Multi-Touch Technologies in Education

Who:
Jeff Han
When:
Session Four
Where:
Room Drama Studio

Jeff Han researches advanced multi-touch solutions that enable novice and expert users to manipulate complex datasets through powerful and visually rich interface techniques. Jeff believes multi-touch has a place in our classrooms; he?d like your input as innovative, early-adopter educators on what applications you see for this technology to inform his thinking and advocacy for use in education. Note: Prior to this session we encourage you to come try the multi-touch wall so you have first-hand experience with the technology.

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Projects in the Math Classroom: Learning Through Doing

Who:
Erin Garvey, Brad Latimer, Mark Miles, Sunil Reddy, Caitlin Thompson
When:
Session One
Where:
Room 207

How do teachers create a curriculum based in projects for a subject grounded in discrete skills? What does project based mathematics look like? How can meaningful projects serve to not only demonstrate student comprehension of key concepts, but also provide an opportunity for students to apply skills and knowledge to practical situations? What role do traditional assessments play in a project-based math curriculum?

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Teaching Teachers: How students can help teachers adapt to working in a new learning environment.

Who:
Jeff Kessler, Tyrone Kidd, Juan Gabriel Sanchez, Erin Garvey
When:
Session Five
Where:
Room 303

The sequel to "Forging Student Teacher Relationships in an Era of Shared Learning," Tyrone Kidd and Jeff Kessler are back to expand upon the topic. In this session, Jeff and Tyrone will work with new SLA faculty to describe how students have helped them adapt to the SLA community.

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What If...In the Digital Age

Who:
Jessica Brown, Jeff Evans, Louis Mazza, Paul Wagenhoffer
When:
Session One
Where:
Room 209

We are living in an era where left-brain thinking is no longer sufficient for success; a more holistic approach is required. Daniel Pink, in A Whole New Mind, argues that right-brain capabilities are just as important, if not more. How does this play into school curriculum, pedagogy, and community? What is the value of visual studies and design in a 21st century school?