Developing educational perspectives on children as learners of technology
This Web page features selected presentation resources shared at the 17th Virginia Children's Engineering Convention.The annual Children's Engineering Convention will be held at the:
Holiday Inn Koger Conference Center
Click on the appropriate URL below to obtain the Children's Engineering Convention registration form and other information:
Children's Engineering Convention
The annual Children's Engineering Convention will be held at the Holiday Inn Koger Conference Center, Richmond, Virginia, February 28 - March 1, 2013.
The Children's Engineering Convention has three major components: 1) staff development for K-5 teachers focusing on ways to help children create, use and control technology, 2) teacher demonstrations of ways to infuse technology activities into the Standards of Learning, and 3) a showcase of technology-based educational resources. In addition to the special interest sessions/workshops, other opportunities will include education vendor exhibits and an international keynote speaker during each general session.
Participants will experience technology-based activities that contribute to the development of technological awareness. Workshop highlights will focus on experiences that enable children to:
Participants may receive fifteen (15) re-certification points for full participation in the convention, when the participants have prior approval from their school administration.
We look forward to seeing you at the Children's Engineering Convention and to your participation in the professional development program.
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