Creative Pursuits: Integrating Technology into 21st Century Classrooms

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Creative Pursuits: Integrating Technology into 21st Century Classrooms

Time: October 8, 2009 to October 9, 2009
Location: The Langley School
Street: 1411 Balls Hill Road
City/Town: McLean, Virginia 22101
Website or Map: http://www.langleyschool.org/…
Phone: (703) 356-1920 x731
Event Type: professional, development, conference
Organized By: Lee Nelms, Ed.D.
Latest Activity: Aug 30, 2009

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Event Description

An interactive technology conference for preschool through secondary school educators

Join The Langley School for a two-day series of inspiring presentations, mini-workshops, classroom observations, and Q&A with Langley teachers, students, and administrators on how to best use 21st-century digital tools.

Spend two days participating in hands-on, classroom-tested, technology-rich learning environments that will engage students and improve learning. Langley teachers constantly engage in professional growth and remain at the forefront of educational innovation, developing cutting-edge curriculum in all subject areas and providing positive models for students, colleagues, and the community at large.

Click here to register online now! Early Bird Special: Register by September 10, 2009, and receive 10% off the two-day workshop fee.

You may also register using our PDF registration form which allows you to type directly into the form. Once you have electronically entered your information, simply print, add your signature, and mail to The Langley School, 1411 Balls Hill Road, McLean, VA 22101 or fax to (703) 790-9712.

Conference highlights include:
Keynote Speakers
The conference kicks off each day with a keynote address from a leading technology expert. October 8 features Dr. Kathleen King – award-winning author, digital media/instructional technology expert, and co-host of the 5 million listener podcast, “The Teachers’ Podcast” – who will discuss how to prepare teachers to function inside a brave new world filled with technological possibilities. On October 9, Don McNamee from Kristin School in Auckland, New Zealand, will share his expertise via live videoconference, discussing how new television tools such as Slingbox and Livestation can be put to good educational use.

Interactive Workshops
Attendees may select up to seven of the nearly 30 interactive workshops to attend during the two-day conference. Topics range from videoconferencing and podcasting to robotics and green-screen technology. All workshops are led by experienced Langley faculty or outside experts and are held in 50-minute blocks.

Tech Playground
At the end of each day, you will have the opportunity to browse our tech playground which features numerous 5- to 10-minute mini-sessions. As you rotate through the stations, you will discover how teachers found a single tech integration item useful in the classroom.

Q&A/Panel Discussion
Join us for an interactive session at the end of the conference on Friday, October 9 when we will use personal response systems to learn from you and with you. A panel of teachers will be available to field answers to your burning questions and offer their hands-on, classroom-tested words of wisdom.

For more information about the Creative Pursuits conference, including how to register online, click here.

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