This is a second reminder to encourage teachers from all grade levels
to participate in Dynamic Landscapes North or South this May! If you
have already submitted a proposal, thank you! We will be contacting
you at the end of the month. If you haven't made the commitment yet,
please consider submitting a proposal or pass this notice on to someone
you'd like to see at Dynamic Landscapes this year.
> Please forgive multiple postings!
> To see this announcement online, http://www.uvm.edu/~slathem/dl2005
> To submit a presentation proposal online,
> Second --- Call for Presenters
> 2005 Dynamic Landscapes North and South!
> Partners in Learning
> Sponsored by VITA-Learn
> Vermont Information Technology Association for the Advancement of
> North -- May 13, 2005
> Champlain College
> Burlington, Vermont
> South - May 20, 2005
> Marlboro College
> Brattleboro, Vermont
> Proposal Due Date: March 17, 2005
> VITA-Learn is pleased to announce that the Dynamic Landscapes
> conference will be held this year in two locations - north and south!
> In the north, the conference will be held at Champlain College in
> Burlington, Vermont on Friday, May 13, 2005. Dynamic Landscapes
> South is being held at Marlboro College in Brattleboro on Friday, May
> The goal of these Dynamic Landscapes conferences is to showcase and
> share models and examples of best practice in educational technology
> integration in Vermont schools. They are a celebration of our
> continuing efforts to improve learning for all students. Dynamic
> Landscapes encourages presentations from teachers, librarians,
> technology coordinators and students who want to share and celebrate
> the challenges and successes of using technology in the classroom to
> meet the Technology Grade Expectations.
> This year's theme is Partners in Learning. We are especially
> interested in classroom projects and activities that show how
> technology helps extend our learning opportunities from the
> classroom to the school, from the classroom to the local community,
> and from the classroom to the world. Partners in Learning can also
> show how teachers and students are working together, as partners, to
> create new knowledge and extended learning opportunities or how new
> partnerships are being formed with the aid and support of
> communications technologies. Presentations are typically 60 minutes
> in length.
> Some possible examples: Partners in Learning through ...
> • Telecommunications
> • Action research
> • Digital video and multimedia
> • Publishing/sharing community stories
> • Mentoring
> • Community service
> • Data collection / sharing
> • Empowering students
> • Community support and organizations
> • School / business partnerships
> Please share your work and your student's work with other educators
> in Vermont! Here's how:
> Submit your presentation online at:
> It only takes about 5 minutes to submit your proposal! Don't delay
> and let us hear from you soon.
> Questions ?
> DL - North - please contact Sandy Lathem, Conference Coordinator,
> 656-0481 or [log in to unmask]
> DL - South - please contact Neil Manders, Conference Coordinator,
> [log in to unmask]
> Proposal Acceptance:
> Proposal submissions are due by March 17, 2005. You will be
> notified by March 25, 2005 if your proposal is accepted. Each
> presentation receives one complimentary registration to the
Sandra A. Lathem, M. Ed.
College of Education and Social Services
University of Vermont
426A Waterman Building
Burlington, Vermont 05405
Web: www.uvm.edu/pt3 or www.uvm.edu/~slathem