CFF Collaborative English and Social Studies Day

Chester and Montgomery Counties
March 12, 2009
Chester County Intermediate Unit
455 Boot Road
Downingtown PA 19335




8:00 - 8:30 REGISTRATION 4th floor lobby
Ann and Ben
  • coffee/continental breakfast
  • name tags
  • agenda, restaurants and directions handout

8:30 - 9:30 WELCOME & KEYNOTE SPEAKERS, Room 400-401
“The Springfield HS Inauguration Project”
  • Rob Nelson - CFF Coach, 2009 Inauguration
  • Dr Monica McHale Small - Director Secondary Teaching and Learning
  • Randy McNally - Technology Director
  • Bill McRaee - Social Studies teacher
  • David J - Broadcast Journalism teacher

9:45 - 11:00 Session 1
Location
English Presentation Title
Presenter
Blogger
Coveritlive Email
Location
History Presentation
Presenter
Blogger
CoveritLIve Email
Room 300 PromBoard
Incorporating Project-Based Technology into the English Classroom
Christina Corlies and Jill Sandler-Lig
Rob Holmes
robertholmes@abington.k12.pa.us
Room 304 SmartBoard
Practical strategies for using blogs in Social Studies
Jim Shoemaker
Sheila Amodei
samodei@gvsd.org
Room 302
Photostory in Language Arts: Creating Digital Stories with Meaning
Stephanie Hultquist
John Manley
cffcoach@dasd.org

Presentation Resources go to:
www.upperdublincff.wikispaces.com/Photostory
Room 305
Alternative assessments for History using Photostory
Shirley LeClerc
Eric Holvig
eholvig@wcasd.net
Room 303
SmartBoard
Web 2.0 Sites to Make your Projects Come Alive
Dianne Krause
Vicki Treadway
treadway2@mac.com
Room 401
Wiki Basics
Wendy Perlstein
Kristina Hurley

Room 400
Activboard Basics-Tips and Tricks for Curriculum Integration in the English Classroom
Melissa Duckwitz
Ali Bowers
abowers@wcasd.net






11:00 - 12:15 LUNCH On your own at nearby restaurants or on-site cafeteria.

12:15 - 1:15 Session 2

Location
English Presentation
Presenter
Blogger
Coveritlive email
Location
History Presentation
Presenter
Blogger
CoveritLive Email
Room 302
Google Lit Trips – Exploring Literature Through Google Earth
Eric Holvig
Vicki Treadway
treadway2@mac.com
Room 300 PromBoard
Activboard Basics-Tips and Tricks for Curriculum Integration for the History Classroom
Melissa Duckwitz


Room 303 SmartBoard
Improving Student Presentations
Ken Rodoff
Meghan Long
mlong@pvsd.org
Room 304
SmartBoard
Google Earth: Creating Interactive Tours Through History
Ross Hunter
Sheila Amodei
samodei@gvsd.org
Room 305
Alternative assessments for Literature using Photostory
Shirley LeClerc
Kristina Hurley

Room 400
Using Laptops and the Internet in a Social Studies Classroom
Beth Ann Carozza
Ali Bowers
Room 401
Open Space

None







1:15 - 1:30 BREAK and REFLECT

1:30 - 2:45 Session 3
Ticket out - Action Plan: What will you do as a result of today? Write down How will I use/What do I want to do next? on index cards.

Location
English Presentation
Presenter
Blogger
CoveritLive Email
Location
History Presentation
Presenter
Blogger
CoveritLive Email
Room 302
Creative Classroom Collaboration
Shannon Hackett
Kristina Hurley

Room 300 PromBoard
ActivStudio Advanced features: containers, actions and restrictors
Melissa Duckwitz
Eric Holvig
eholving@wcasd.net
Room 303 SmartBoard
Digital Storytelling and the Power of an Image
Meredith Kane-Sokol and Liz Daleandro


Room 304 SmartBoard
Web 2.0 Sites to Make your Projects Come Alive
Dianne Krause
Sheila Amodei
samodei@gvsd.org
Room 305
Wiki Basics
Wendy Perlstein
Steph Hultquist

Room 400
Moodle in the Eng or SocStud Classroom
Chris Reyna
Vicki Treadway
treadway2@mac.com
Room 401
Open Space










2:45 - 3:00 CLOSING
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