Science, Technology Education, Family Consumer Science and Health

MyLearning Plan Link to register for this day through IU#13
Or seach the MyLearningPlan IU#13 catalog for
High School Instructional Collaboration Day: Science, Health, Tech Ed, FCS


  • 7:45 - 8:15: Registration & Coffee
  • 8:15 - 8:30: Introduction of the day including information about the afternoon's activities
  • 8:40 - 9:30: Session #1 - exemplary teachers & coach showcases
  • 9:40 - 10:30: Session #2 - exemplary teachers & coach showcases
  • 10:40 - 11:30: Session #3 - exemplary teachers & coach showcases
  • 11:30 - 12:15: Lunch
  • 12:30 - 1:20: Using the tools to improve your lessons
  • 1:20 - 2:30: District-focused time: plan with your district teachers and tech integrator(s)

Topic Facilitators






Introduction to the Day 8:15-8:30am
Introduction Session (room 106C)
Session I - Exemplary Teachers 8:40-9:30am
Wolfram Alpha a Computational Search Engine
Shawn Canady
Communication and Collaboration ActivVotes and ActivExpressions (Pre-created Questions and On the Fly)
Gretchen Hall
Make your lessons come alive with RM Easiteach
Katy Miller, Science Teacher, Hempfield
Using Animation and Video to Make Your Point!
Dotty Noll
Google Docs From A Teacher Perspective
Jeff Rothenberger
Session II - Exemplary Teachers 9:40 -10:30am
Make your lessons come alive with Animoto OneTrue Media!
Ken Zimmerman
(Manheim Central)
The many facets of Moodle
Kathy Buckwalter (Hempfield FCS)
Wikispaces Open your classroom
Mardy McGaw
Information Fluency with Web Tools
Dotty Noll and Vicki Reed
Open Computer Lab access
Session III - Exemplary Teachers 10:40- 11:30 am
Google Sky and Google Ocean
Debbie Lugar and Margie Reed (E-town Science Teacher)
Moodle your lessons and collaborate
Rebecca Yerkes and Matt Schwartz (Manheim Central Health/PE)
Video Conferencing Opportunities for your Classroom
Sue Allen and Joanne Jones
Using Cell Phones in Your Classroom
Jimbo Lamb
Open Computer Lab access

Lunch 11:30 - 12:15pm

Open Computer Lab access
Improving your lesson with the tools - 12:30 - 1:20pm
Re-discover DE Streaming (formerly United Streaming)
Vicki Reed
PhotoBooth and Podcating made easy. Mac laptops only.
Jeff Rothenberger
Google Earth, Sky and Ocean How To's
Debbie Lugar and Margie Reed
Skype in the classroom, iTunesU and Wordle
Mardy McGaw
Sue Allen
Create an Activote Lesson
Gretchen Hall
District-Focused Time - 1:20 - 2:30pm (districts meet to discuss the day, path forward, etc.)
Eastern Lebanon
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:

Previous CFF Collaboration Days:

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