Classrooms for the Future: Best Practices Institute

Penn State Great Valley

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS
Classrooms for the Future: Best Practices Institute

Date: Thursday, October 30, 2008
Location: The Great Valley Campus of Penn State University

This one-day event will bring together high school teachers and school administrators who are implementing Classrooms for the Future (CFF) to share what works (and what to avoid!). Teachers, CFF coaches, school administrators, and others are invited to submit a 45-minute presentation, workshop, or panel.

The institute will consist of five tracks
Tips for Administrators
CFF Mathematics
CFF Science
CFF Social Studies
CFF English/Language Arts

Some ideas for presentation topics include
How have you used interactive whiteboards in your classroom or district?
Is it better to have laptops on rolling carts or in the classroom?
A project-based unit on the American Revolution
Gold mines on the Prentice-Hall textbook Web site
Sources of free multimedia software
How to put it all together and keep it going
Planning for theft and damage
Tips and rules for laptops in your classroom

Presentations and Workshops Submission Guidelines
Include the following
The title of your presentation or workshop
The track you have chosen (listed above)
A one-to-two paragraph description of your presentation or workshop
A short outline of the topics you will cover
Your name and contact information, your position, and your employer

Panels Submission Guidelines
Include the following
The title of your panel
The track you have chosen (listed above)
A one-to-two paragraph description of your panel
Name, title, and a one paragraph CV for each panel member
Your name and contact information as the panel coordinator, your position, and your employer

Submit by e-mail to: Dr. Roy Clariana, Education Division Head, Penn State Great Valley, RClariana@psu.edu .

The deadline for submissions is midnight on May 15, 2008.

Find out more at www.gv.psu.edu/cff .

Penn State Great Valley
30 East Swedesford Road
Malvern, PA 19355
www.gv.psu.edu

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