K-12 (Primary and Secondary) Workshop
|21 July 1998|
Palexpo Conference Center
AdditionalFee Required ($95/$125 U.S.)
(Workshop includes program, lunch and materials)
The focus of this workshop is to illuminate the broad range of technical andnon-technical issues surrounding deployment and use of the Internet in schools, with anemphasis on primary and secondary education settings. It will be a day-long event onTuesday, 21 July, at Palexpo.
To register for the K-12 Workshop and/or the INET'98 Conference, complete the INET'98 Registration Form.
The INET '98 School Networking Workshop will provide INET attendees who have aninterest in education or concern for their children's schools with a unique opportunity tolearn, exchange ideas and share experiences regarding the integration of information andcommunication technologies in schools. Presentations by teachers, practitioners,decision-makers and researchers will illuminate the broad range of applications and issuessurrounding the use of the Internet in schools, from kindergarten to secondary level.Sessions are designed to be interactive with ample opportunity for questions, answers anddiscussion involving Workshop attendees.
This workshop is designed for a broad audience, and sessions will be of interest toteachers, school administrators, public policy-makers, and parents.
The official languages of the workshop will be English and French, with sessions givenin both languages and simultaneous translation available for select sessions.
| ||Track 1|
|8:00 - 9:00|
|9:00 - 9:10|
|ISOC (InternetSociety) and Sponsors|
|9:10 - 10:20|
|Plenary panel :Presentation by students, followed by statement of questions, issues and preliminaryreflections by respondents (decision makers, researchers and educationists, practitionersand teachers)|
|10:20 - 10:30|
Overview of the Day
|Description of howthe workshop program intends to address the issues and questions raised -- and how togenerate new questions for the Closing.|
|10:45 - 12:30|
National & International Projects and Programmes
ThinkQuest, Cyberfair, etc.
National andRegional Programmes to Advance Technology in Schools
Theexpansion of world wide communication networks: uniformization or enhancement of localcultures
Classroom Experiences &Demonstrations
Students as Producers of Web-based Information
The Internet as an Information Resource: Navigating, Searching andAssessing Content
Collaborative Learning in the (Virtual) Classroom.
Learning, Teaching, and Schooling in aNetworked World
Does the Internet Improve Learning?
Technology as a Catalyst for Structural Reform of Schooling
New Roles and New Needs of Teachers in a Networked Environment
|Reactions,reflections and synthesis by respondents; open questions; and recommendations foradvancing the use of technology in education, the teaching profession, and schools.|
Plenary and Track 1 (X.1) Sessions will be in English orFrench with Translation
Track 2 (X.2) Sessions will be in English
Track 3 (X.3) Sessions will be in French
Contact: DavidLassner, K-12 Workshop Co-Chair