School of Education will present an educational technology conference for teachers and administrators on Tuesday, Feb. 24.

February 20, 2009

DEARBORN / Feb. 20, 2009---The School of Education at the University of Michigan-Dearborn will present an educational technology conference for teachers and administrators called “Jumpstart Your Path to the 21st Century” on Tuesday, Feb. 24.

The conference will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the campus’s Fairlane Center North Building, located at 19000 Hubbard Drive.

Pamela Livingston, author of the book 1-to-1 Learning: Laptop Programs That Work, will give the keynote presentation at the conference. Livingston will demonstrate a 21st-century technology-infused classroom activity with 6th, 7th and 8th grade students. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with students and learn more about innovative learning practices.

Cost is $75. Register online at http://www.one-to-oneinstitute.org/Workshop.aspx?id=15. For more information, call Kate Kennedy at 517-335-0449.

The workshop also may be taken for one undergraduate or graduate credit. Please contact Judy Garfield in Student Services at UM-Dearborn, at 313-593-5385 for more information on tuition and registration procedures for academic credit.

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CONTACT: Jennifer Thelen

PHONE: 313-593-5644

The Office of University Relations

Room 1040, Administration Building

University of Michigan-Dearborn