Saturday, April 25, 2009
9 AM to 3 PM (EDT)
Spring Into Action with the DEN and join thousands of educators who are passionate about integrating media into their instruction and collaborating with each other to improve student achievement. During this unique (and free) professional development event you have the flexibility to attend online or in-person at one of many regional events hosted by the DEN Leadership Councils.
The day will feature a special presentation from Chris Lehmann, Principal of the Science Leadership Academy in the School District of Philadelphia. Entitled Building School 2.0, Lehmann’s presentation will examine ideas of constructivist pedagogy and the use of 21st century tools to create schools that are engaging, caring and relevant places of learning for everyone involved.
The day will also feature presentations with STAR Discovery Educators Traci Blazosky, Lee Anne Daughrity, Julia Davis, MaryAnn Sansonetti and Donna Teuber.
The schedule below reflects what sessions will be presented virtually in the webinar room and broadcast nationally. People attending at local gatherings may have other breakout offerings to choose from during these times.
ALL TIMES EDT
The Benjamin Button Effect
Turning Data Into Action: Exploring the reporting features of Discovery Education streaming
Sowing Seeds of Success: Projects, Ideas and Tips from STAR Discovery Educators
Building School 2.0
Closing the Global Achievement Gap: Beyond Test-Prep, Toward Life-Prep
2- 3 PM
The Impact of IT in RTI
Dr. Kathy Strunk and Hardin Daniel
Sowing Seeds of Success: More Projects, Ideas and Tips from STAR Discovery Educators