Release Date: November 7, 2002
Conference to Examine Incorporating Technology in Classroom
Alan November, a pioneer in using technology to improve student learning, will deliver the keynote address at the Second Annual Concho Valley Regional Technology Conference Friday, Nov. 15, at Angelo State University.
November, named one of the first Christa McAuliffe Educators for his work in identifying the role of children as important community problem solvers, will speak at the opening session of the conference scheduled to run 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Houston Harte University Center at 1910 Rosemont on the ASU campus.
The conference is open free to West Texas educators and will provide 4.5 hours of in-service technology credit to public school teachers. Pre-registration is required and should be made by calling (325) 942-2052, Ext. 251. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided free for the participants.
The technology conference is being hosted by the ASU School of Education and Graduate School and sponsored through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology (PT3) program.
In addition to November and ASU faculty, other speakers will include educators from Texas Instruments, Casio, Inspiration/Kidspiration, University of Houston, Texas A&M University, St. Edward's University and McMurry University.
Keynote speaker November has successfully guided schools in incorporating technology into student learning. His use of humor and practical stories as well as his engaging presentation style helps teachers see the big picture in successfully integrating technology in the classroom.