Calling All Teachers & Students!
Picture an enormous sports arena at Stony Brook University packed
with approximately 150 wireless-enabled PCs and MACs connected to the
Internet, interactive whiteboards, and student response systems. Technologically
inspired teachers and students are showcasing projects using these laptops,
interactive whiteboards, student response systems, and other instructional
technologies. Visit with them and they will engage you in interesting
conversations about their work process and products. In the same arena,
you will find the corporate contacts you need to enliven your district
with learning-enhanced technology.
Take this opportunity to showcase your most innovative student and
teacher work at the Tenth Annual Celebration of Technology in Education,
hosted by the Model Schools Program, at the Stony Brook University Sports
Complex Arena on April 16, 2010! Spaces are available on a first-come,
first-served basis, so do not delay. This all day conference features
over 600 students and teachers from Eastern Suffolk County. Please join
us for this event and share your technology in the classroom best practices.
The focus of the Celebration is to provide "live" demonstrations
of the instructional technologies that are being used on an everyday
basis in local schools to enhance standards-based learning. This exhibition
of "tried and true" projects at an interactive and casual
venue allows attending educators, administrators, and guests to see
how different applications are being integrated with curriculum, witness
examples of their success, and learn first-hand from their colleagues
just how easily they can make similar lessons happen in their own classrooms.
This year, as in last year’s Celebration, Model Schools is working
with the Dr. Jane Goodall Foundation to provide approximately 40 Model
Schools district teachers with access to the Roots & Shoots website
The Roots and Shoots Program is about making positive change happen
for our communities, for our animals and for the environment. Teachers
who register for the Tenth Annual Celebration of Technology in Education
can be provided complimentary access to this site by emailing Dr. Denise
Douglas-Faraci at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This membership will provide teachers with access to the Roots and Shoots
database, discussion forums and activity guides.
to view the CTE 2009 Video
Our theme continues this year: How Do You Use Instructional
Technology to Think Globally and Act Locally?
Some examples may include but are certainly not limited to:
- Going Green – Nature and/or Energy
- Human Rights Awareness
- Disease Prevention and Cure
- Poverty and Hunger
- World Unity
Each Exhibit Will Be Provided:
- 6' x 2.5’ rectangular table and 2 chairs (8’ x 6’
- Internet access (Wi-Fi)
- Access to electricity
- Complete one online registration form for each exhibit by February
5th 2010. The link to the online registration form is provided below.
- All grade levels are welcome and encouraged to participate.
Prior to completing this online registration form, please have
the following information available:
- Project Plan description and information.
- Teacher and student lunch choices
If you are a teacher, to register you and your students for
The Tenth Annual Celebration of Technology in Education 2010 click
The Celebration of Technology in Education is open to the public. Please
complete the registration form if you are not a teacher and plan on
Please refer to the following documents for additional information
Acrobat PDF format):
Please checkout the CTE Event Brochure for all the exciting activities
of the day.
Conference Day -April 16th, 2010
- Teachers are encouraged to come and set up their projects on Thursday,
April 15th between 12:00pm – 3:00pm. Support staff will assist
in the set up
process. Projects can also be set up on the morning of the event;
support staff will be limited.
- Please be aware that the Celebration of Technology in Education
is a media
event. Teachers and chaperones need to be cognizant of any potential
concerning individual students and the possible use of pictures and
Kindly refer to local district guidelines regarding media release.
- Invite your friends, family and colleagues to attend. Have them
fill out the Attendee
Registration Form to expedite their entrance into the
- Kindly send an electronic copy of your Project
Plan to Dr.
Denise Douglas-Faraci by March 5, 2010.
- If you have any questions please contact Dr.
Denise Douglas-Faraci at 631-288-9568.