Communications and World Languages

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High School Instructional Collaboration Day: Language Arts and World Languages

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  • 7:45 - 8:15: Registration & Coffee
  • 8:15 - 9:30: Introduction and Keynote
  • 9:40 - 10:30: Session #1 - exemplary teachers & coach showcases
  • 10:40 - 11:30: Session #2 - exemplary teachers & coach showcases
  • 11:30 - 12:15: Lunch
  • 12:30 - 1:15: Using the tools to improve your lessons
  • 1:30 - 2:30: District-focused time: plan with your district teachers and tech integrator(s)

Keynote links

Topic Facilitators


Introduction and PBL Keynote

Session I - Exemplary Teachers 9:40-10:30am
Web Literacy -
(Sue Sheffer)
Web 2.0 Tools for the English and World Languages Classrooms
(Debbie Lugar - Elizabethtown)
Google Docs From A Teacher Perspective
(Jeff Rothenberger)
Using Animation and Video to Make Your Point!
(Dotty Noll & teacher)
Take One-Action! Movie Trailers on the First Take
(Sarah DeMaria-Hempfield High School)
Fireside Book Chats: Podcasting in the Classroom
(Scott Hertzog, Penn Manor)
Session II - Exemplary Teachers 10:40 -11:30am
Online School Newspaper:Penn Points
(Charlie Reisinger, Penn Manor)
Wikispaces as a showcase for student portfolios
(Lauren Jannotta- Hempfield)
Make your lessons come alive with Animoto/OneTrueMedia
(Ken Zimmerman/Elaine Spencer)
Information Fluency with Web Tools
(Dotty Noll & Vicki)
Read Across the Planet - videoconferencing collaborations
(Sue Allen & Joanne Jones, Hempfield)
Culture Grams: online cultural resources at your fingertips
Lunch 11:30 - 12:15pm

Improving your lesson with the tools - I 12:30 - 1:20pm
Skype in the classroom and iTunesU and Wordle (Mardy McGaw and Sue Allen)
PhotoBooth and Podcatingmade easy. Mac laptops only.(Jeff Rothenberger)
Using Cell Phones in Your Classroom
(Jimbo Lamb)
Re-discover DE Streaming (formerly United Streaming) - Vicki Reed-Hempfield
Google Earth - Virtual Tours and Literacy Trips (Tim Leister - ELANCO)

District-Focused Time - II 1:30 - 2:30pm (districts meet to discuss the day, path forward, etc.)
Conestoga Valley
Penn Manor
Manheim Central
Manheim Township
21st Century Teaching and Learning Round-Table Discussion

Note: this is only for those who don't have a district coach in attendance

Many of the following links may help provide resources and downloads for the day:

2008-2009 Language Arts CFF Exploration Days at IU13 2008-2009 Language Arts Central PA CFF Collaboration Day
2007-2008 Language Arts Central PA CFF Collaboration Day