TECH 2008 REMINDER

The deadline to apply to participate in TECH 2008 at the State Capitol Building is Monday, January 14th!  If you haven’t already submitted an application, and would like to, please do so by Monday.

Applications are being accepted online at http://www.springfieldtech2000.org

LOCATION: State Capitol Building, Springfield, IL

WHO SHOULD APPLY:  Teams of four (1 teacher and 3 students, or 1 eacher, 1 dministrator and 2 students) to demonstrate how your classrooms are urrently using technology and how it enhances learning.

OVERVIEW OF EVENT:  The goal of this event is to demonstrate the mportance of instructional technology to those at the highest levels of state overnment.  Selected school teams will demonstrate a school project to egislators, business leaders and the general public in the State Capitol Building Rotunda on May 7, 2008.  Demonstrations will be scheduled to take place in either a morning or afternoon time slot (approx. 8:45am-Noon or noon-3pm).  For more information, visit the TECH 2008 website,
http://www.springfieldtech2000.org .

SELECTION OF SCHOOLS TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS EVENT:  Preference will be
given to projects that demonstrate improved teaching and diversity in student learning styles.  Selected teams will represent a balanced distribution between legislative districts, grade levels and curricular areas. Our goal is to select at least one team from every legislative district (representative & senatorial) in the state.

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