[Technology 927] Discussion on Handhelds Begins Tomorrow

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Mariann Fedele MariannF at lacnyc.org
Mon Apr 16 13:27:03 EDT 2007

Hello Tech list colleagues,

Once again, I'm happy to announce that Marilyn Williams, for the Kennedy
Middle School in Eugene, Oregon will be joining the tech list beginning
tomorrow Tuesday, April 17th through Thursday, April 19th. Marilyn will
discuss her experience in a practitioner research project focused using
handheld devices in the classroom, will share her three years of
experience in integrating this technology in to instruction, and answer
our questions.

This three-day discussion will focus on three aspects of Marilyn's work
and experience:

Day one, Tuesday April 17th

Marilyn will share the details of the University of Oregon research
project that she participated in and was the genesis of her work using
this technology in an education setting, and provide information about
the two-day training she received through this project that prepared her
for her classroom work.

Day two, Wednesday April 18th

Marilyn will lead us through a discussion about her classroom work with
students; how she introduced students to using Palm Pilots and how she
prepared them, what lessons consisted of and how the palm Pilots were
used for learning, and sharing feedback on her students experience.

Day three, Thursday April 19th

Marilyn will share her reflections as a practitioner about the benefits,
obstacles and outcomes (for her students and herself as a teacher) of
integrating handheld technology into the instruction and learning

Your participation as a list member is strongly encouraged to make this
a robust and vital discussion.

Best regards,


Mariann Fedele

Associate Director,

NYC Regional Adult Education Network

Literacy Assistance Center

NIFL Technology and Literacy Discussion List
32 Broadway 10th Floor
New York, New York 10004
mariannf at lacnyc.org


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