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    • IREX TEA Calendar of Activities – Fall 2009
      Last Updated: DATE @ " dddd, MMMM dd, yyyy" Wednesday, November 04, 2009
      Sunday Monday September Tuesday WednesdayThursday September 24Friday September 25Saturday September 26Arrival:Location: Comfort Inn University Center 11180 Fairfax Blvd , Fairfax, VA, US, 22030 Phone: (703) 591-5900     Fax: (703) 591-3507 Event: Arrival by bus from Washington, greeting, orientation to housing, neighborhood.6pm: Group Dinner at House of Lion, Fairfax8:30 a.m. Travel by CUE Bus to GMU Campus.9:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m. GMU Campus SUB II Rooms 1&2 Welcoming Breakfast and Orientation Session Drs. Steeley & Shahrokhi, and Faculty Team.On campus Orientation: 10:30p.m.-1:00 p.m.ID CardsBankingCampus TourLunch1:00 – 4:00 p.m.Robinson A350Office of International Student Programs Orientation 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Brunch at Dr. Steeley’s followed by Teambuilding exercises and orientation and cultural visits to Old Town Fairfax. (Dr. Steeley)
      Last Updated: DATE @ " dddd, MMMM dd, yyyy" Wednesday, November 04, 2009
      Sunday September 27MondaySeptember 28TuesdaySeptember 29Wednesday September 30ThursdayOctober 1FridayOctober 2SaturdayOctober 3Rest and personal time.8am-10 am: Breakfast, Comfort Inn; Travel to GMU Fairfax.10am-12pm: Seminar: Reflective Practice (Dr. Steeley). Topic: Overview of Seminar Goals, Participant Needs Assessment SurveyRobinson A35012pm-1:00pm: Lunch, GMU Fairfax1:30pm-4:00pm: Seminar: ESL Research, Methods, & Assessment (Nora ElBilawi)(ESL Teachers). Topic: Standards and Assessment and Approaches to ESL/EFL Teaching: International Participant Contexts and ExperiencesSUB II, Rooms 1&24:00-5:30pm: Reception: Internship mentors meet TEA Fellows. SUB II, Rooms 3&45:30-6:30pm: Seminar: Social Science Methods & Curriculum (Megan Garnett) (Social Studies Teachers). Topic: Introduction to planning social studies instructionResearch I, Rm 918am-10 am: Breakfast, Comfort Inn; Travel to GMU Fairfax.10am-12pm: Seminar: Reflective Practice (Dr. Steeley). Topic: Professional Identity, Agency, and Goals – Culture and SchoolsThompson 10612pm-1:00pm: Advisory Lunch, GMU Fairfax1:30pm-3:30pm: Seminar: Educational Leadership(Dr. Shahrokhi). Topic: Overview: American Education System SUB II, VIP24:30pm-6:30 pm: Special Professional Development Topics. SUB I, Room CDr. Rebecca Fox: Professional Development Portfolios and Reflective Practice.7 am-8am: Breakfast and travel to fieldwork sites.8:00am-1:00pm: Fieldwork – Local Secondary Schools2:00pm-4:00pm:Intensive Technology Training (DoIT). Topic: Introduction to the George Mason University E-Mail SystemJohnson Center 311B4:30pm-6:30pm:U.S. Culture. (Cara Bremer)Johnson Center, 3rd floor, Meeting Rm. G8am-10 am: Breakfast, Comfort Inn; Travel to GMU Fairfax.10am-12pm: Seminar: Educational Leadership (Dr. Shahrokhi). Topic: Life Styles InventorySUB II, VIP212pm-1:00pm: Advisory Lunch, GMU Fairfax1:30pm-4:00pm: Seminar: ESL Research, Methods, & Assessment (Nora ElBilawi)(ESL Teachers). Topic: Research on Language Acquisition and ESL/EFL Teaching: Key Issues in Second Language AcquisitionResearch I, Room 1624:00pm-6:30pm: Seminar: Social Science Methods & Curriculum (Megan Garnett) (Social Studies Teachers). Topic: Essential understandings and backward design Research I, Room 917 am-8am: Breakfast and travel to fieldwork sites.8:00am-1:00pm: Fieldwork – Local Secondary Schools2:00pm-4:00pm:Intensive Technology Training (DoIT). Topic: Overview of the E-Mail Project – E-Mail with an Attachment; Word 2003 FundamentalsJohnson Center 311B4:30pm-6:30pm:U.S. Culture. (Cara Bremer)SUB II Rooms 1&211:00a.m.-5:00p.m.Lunch at Dr. Shahrokhi’s.Shopping Trip to Tyson’s Corner Center.
      Sunday October 4Monday October 5Tuesday October 6WednesdayOctober 7Thursday October 8Friday October 9Saturday October 10Rest and personal time.8am-10 am: Breakfast, Comfort Inn; Travel to GMU Fairfax.10am-12pm: Seminar: Reflective Practice (Dr. Steeley). Topic: The Role of Reflective Practice; Tools of Reflection and Cultural DifferencesRobinson A35012pm-1:00pm: Lunch, GMU Fairfax1:30pm-4:00pm: Seminar: ESL Research, Methods, & Assessment (Nora ElBilawi)(ESL Teachers). Topic: Methods of ESL/EFL Teaching: Input and Interaction in Second Language AcquisitionSUB II Rooms 1&24:00pm-6:30pm: Seminar: Social Science Methods & Curriculum (Megan Garnett) (Social Studies Teachers). Topic: Steps in lesson planning SUB II VIP 38am-10 am: Breakfast, Comfort Inn; Travel to GMU Fairfax.10am-12pm: Seminar: Reflective Practice (Dr. Steeley). Topic: Fieldwork Reflection and Comparative Analysis: The Role of the TeacherThompson 10612pm-1:00pm: Advisory Lunch, GMU Fairfax1:30pm-3:30pm: Seminar: Educational Leadership(Dr. Shahrokhi). Topic: MI Theory SUB II VIP 24:30pm-6:30 pm: Special Professional Development Topics.SUB I, Room C Dr. Bev Shaklee: Ability and International Education.7 am-8am: Breakfast and travel to fieldwork sites.8:00am-1:00pm: Fieldwork – Local Secondary Schools2:00pm-4:00pm:Intensive Technology Training (DoIT). Topic: Word 2003 FundamentalsJohnson Center 311B4:30pm-7:00pm:U.S. Culture. (Cara Bremer)Johnson Center, 3rd Floor Meeting Room G8am-10 am: Breakfast, Comfort Inn; Travel to GMU Fairfax.10am-12pm: Seminar: Educational Leadership (Dr. Shahrokhi). Topic: MI Theory and Curriculum DevelopmentSUB II, VIP212pm-1:00pm: Advisory Lunch, GMU Fairfax1:30pm-4:00pm: Seminar: ESL Research, Methods, & Assessment (Nora ElBilawi)(ESL Teachers). Topic: Methods of ESL/EFL Teaching: Bilingualism and CognitionResearch I, Room 1634:00pm-6:30pm: Seminar: Social Science Methods & Curriculum (Megan Garnett) (Social Studies Teachers). Topic: Instructional resourcesResearch I, Room 91ESL Speaker: Paul Matsuda: SUB II, Rooms 5-77 am-8am: Breakfast and travel to fieldwork sites.8:00am-1:00pm: Fieldwork – Local Secondary Schools2:00pm-4:00pm:Intensive Technology Training (DoIT). Topic: Word 2003 FundamentalsJohnson Center 311B4:30pm-7:00pm:English class. U.S. Culture.SUB II VIP 29:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m.: Trip to Baltimore Inner Harbor and Old Town Anapolis.(Dr. Steeley)
      Sunday October 11Monday October 12Tuesday October 13WednesdayOctober 14Thursday October 15Friday October 16Saturday October 17Rest and personal time.8am-10 am: Breakfast, Comfort Inn; Travel to GMU Fairfax.10am-12pm: Seminar: Reflective Practice (Dr. Steeley). Topic: Introduction to Portfolios and Professional DevelopmentRobinson A35012pm-1:00pm: Lunch, GMU Fairfax1:30pm-4:00pm: Seminar: ESL Research, Methods, & Assessment (Nora ElBilawi)(ESL Teachers). Topic: Methods of ESL/EFL Teaching: Affective, Social and Cultural ProcessesSUB II Rooms 1&24:00pm-6:30pm: Seminar: Social Science Methods & Curriculum (Megan Garnett) (Social Studies Teachers). Topic: Use of technology in curriculum planning.Research I Room 918am-10 am: Breakfast, Comfort Inn; Travel to GMU Fairfax.10am-12pm: Seminar: Reflective Practice (Dr. Steeley). Topic: PortfolioGoals: Participant frameworks 12pm-1:00pm: Advisory Lunch, GMU FairfaxThompson 1061:30pm-3:30pm: Seminar: Educational Leadership(Dr. Shahrokhi). Topic: A Framework for Leadership-Moral PurposeSUB II Rooms 1&24:30pm-6:30 pm: Special Professional Development Topics: Dr. Marjorie Haley: Multiple Intelligences. SUB I Room C7 am-8am: Breakfast and travel to fieldwork sites.8:00am-1:00pm: Fieldwork – Local Secondary Schools2:00pm-4:00pm:Intensive Technology Training (DoIT). Topic: PowerPoint FundamentalsJohnson Center 311B4:30pm-7:00pm:U.S. Culture.(Cara Bremer) Johnson Center, 3rd Floor Meeting Room G8am-10 am: Breakfast, Comfort Inn; Travel to GMU Fairfax.10am-12pm: Seminar: Educational Leadership (Dr. Woody). Topic: Understanding Change SUB II Rooms 1&212pm-1:00pm: Advisory Lunch, GMU Fairfax1:30pm-4:00pm: Seminar: ESL Research, Methods, & Assessment (Nora ElBilawi)(ESL Teachers). Topic: Methods of ESL/EFL Teaching: Key Issues in Measuring Second Language AcquisitionSUB II Room 54:00pm-6:30pm: Seminar: Social Science Methods & Curriculum (Megan Garnett) (Social Studies Teachers). Topic: Instructional strategies: Reading in the content areas Research 1 Room 1617 am-8am: Breakfast and travel to fieldwork sites.8:00am-1:00pm: Fieldwork – Local Secondary Schools2:00pm-4:00pm:Intensive Technology Training (DoIT). Topic: PowerPoint FundamentalsJohnson Center 311B4:30pm-7:00pm:U.S. Culture. (Cara Bremer)SUB II VIP 29:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.: Washington Area Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (WATESOL) Convention.Chevy Chase, MD.
      • SundayOctober 18MondayOctober 19TuesdayOctober 20WednesdayOctober 21ThursdayOctober 22FridayOctober 23SaturdayOctober 24Rest and personal time.8am-10 am: Breakfast, Comfort Inn; Travel to GMU Fairfax.10am-12pm: Seminar: Reflective Practice (Dr. Steeley). Topic: Lesson Planning: A tool for learner centered-pedagogyRobinson A35012pm-1:00pm: Lunch, GMU Fairfax1:30pm-4:00pm: Seminar: ESL Research, Methods, & Assessment (Nora ElBilawi)(ESL Teachers). Topic: Methods of ESL/EFL Teaching: Diagnostics and Placement IssuesSUB II Rooms 1&24:00pm-6:30pm: Seminar: Social Science Methods & Curriculum (Megan Garnett) (Social Studies Teachers). Topic: Instructional strategies: Use of textbooksResearch I Room 918am-10 am: Breakfast, Comfort Inn; Travel to GMU Fairfax.10am-12pm: Seminar: Reflective Practice (Dr. Steeley). Topic: Learning Strategies and Student Metacognition – Cultural applications and differencesThompson 10612pm-1:00pm: Advisory Lunch, GMU Fairfax1:30pm-3:30pm: Seminar: Educational Leadership(Dr. Shahrokhi). Topic: Building RelationshipsSUB II VIP 24:30pm-6:30 pm: Special Professional Development Topics.SUB I Room C 6am – Meet at Robinson Secondary School for Fieldtrip to Philadelphia led by Professor Megan Garnett.Sites include:        National Constitution Center         Independence Hall         The Liberty BellReturn to Robinson SS at 9:30 p.m.8am-10 am: Breakfast, Comfort Inn; Travel to GMU Fairfax.10am-12pm: Seminar: Educational Leadership (Dr. Woody). Topic: Knowledge BuildingSUB II VIP 212pm-1:00pm: Advisory Lunch, GMU Fairfax1:30pm-4:00pm: Seminar: ESL Research, Methods, & Assessment (Nora ElBilawi)(ESL Teachers). Topic: ESL/EFL Curriculum and Assessment: Aligning Assessment Goals and Objectives Research 1 Room 1624:00pm-6:30pm: Seminar: Social Science Methods & Curriculum (Megan Garnett) (Social Studies Teachers). Topic: Instructional strategies: Best practices Research 1 Room 1617 am-8am: Breakfast and travel to fieldwork sites.8:00am-1:00pm: Fieldwork – Local Secondary Schools2:00pm-4:00pm:Intensive Technology Training (DoIT). Topic: Excel 2003FundamentalsJohnson Center 311B4:30pm-7:00pm:U.S. Culture. (Cara Bremer)JC 3rd Floor Meeting Room B10:00a.m.-4:00p.m.: Trip to Mount Vernon Historical Site.(Dr. Shahrokhi)
      SundayOctober 25MondayOctober 26TuesdayOctober 27WednesdayOctober 28ThursdayOctober 29FridayOctober 30SaturdayOctober 31Rest and personal time.8am-10 am: Breakfast, Comfort Inn; Travel to GMU Fairfax.10am-12pm: Seminar: Reflective Practice (Dr. Steeley). Topic: Cooperative Learning Strategies IRobinson A35012pm-1:00pm: Lunch, GMU Fairfax1:30pm-4:00pm: Seminar: ESL Research, Methods, & Assessment (Nora ElBilawi)(ESL Teachers). Topic: ESL/EFL Curriculum and Assessment: Using Authentic Assessment as an Instructional ToolSUB II Rooms 1&24:00pm-6:30pm: Seminar: Social Science Methods & Curriculum (Megan Garnett) (Social Studies Teachers). Topic: History Alive Research I Room 918am-10 am: Breakfast, Comfort Inn; Travel to GMU Fairfax.10am-12pm: Seminar: Reflective Practice (Dr. Steeley). Topic: Cooperative Learning Strategies IIThompson 10612pm-1:00pm: Advisory Lunch, GMU Fairfax1:30pm-3:30pm: Seminar: Educational Leadership (Dr. Woody). Topic: Coherence MakingSUB II VIP 24:30pm-6:30 pm: Special Professional Development Topics. SUB I Room CDr. Chris Johnston International Cases for Instructional Improvement8:00am-2:00pm: Fieldwork – Local Secondary SchoolsCivic/Cultural Trip: Visit an urban/ charter school (a.m.)--Lunch—Visit a private high school (pm) 2:00pm-4:00pm:Intensive Technology Training (DoIT). Topic: Excel FundamentalsJohnson Center 311B4:30pm-7:00pm:U.S. Culture. (Cara Bremer) SUB II VIP 28am-10 am: Breakfast, Comfort Inn; Travel to GMU Fairfax.10am-12pm: Seminar: Educational Leadership (Dr. Woody). Topic: Professional Learning CommunitiesSUB II VIP 212pm-1:00pm: Advisory Lunch, GMU Fairfax1:30pm-4:00pm: Seminar: ESL Research, Methods, & Assessment (Nora ElBilawi)(ESL Teachers). Topic: ESL/EFL Curriculum and Assessment: Using Authentic Assessment to Promote Student MetacognitionSUB II Room 54:00pm-6:30pm: Seminar: Social Science Methods & Curriculum (Megan Garnett) (Social Studies Teachers). Topic: Differentiation and classroom managementResearch 1 Room 918:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.:Civic/Cultural Trip: Visit to a rural school system, Fredrick County, Virginia. 2:00pm-4:00pm:Intensive Technology Training (DoIT). Topic: Overview of Excel Project – Spreadsheet; Final summary/celebration.Johnson Center 311B4:30pm-7:00pm:U.S. Culture. (Cara Bremer) JC 3rd Floor Meeting Room B10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.Smithsonian Trip (Dr. Shahrokhi)
      SundayNovember 1MondayNovember 2TuesdayNovember 3WednesdayNovember 4ThursdayNovember 5FridayNovember 6SaturdayNovember 7Rest and personal time.8am-10 am: Breakfast, Comfort Inn; Travel to GMU Fairfax.10am-12pm: Seminar: Reflective Practice (Dr. Steeley). Topic: Portfolio Presentation and Implementation: Technology and Practical ApplicationsRobinson A35012pm-1:00pm: Lunch, GMU Fairfax1:30pm-4:00pm: Seminar: ESL Research, Methods, & Assessment (Nora ElBilawi)(ESL Teachers). Topic: ESL/EFL Curriculum and Assessment: Systemic Measures and Student Achievement; Final projectsSUB II Rooms 1&24:00pm-6:30pm: Seminar: Social Science Methods & Curriculum (Megan Garnett) (Social Studies Teachers). Topic: Rubrics and assessment; Final projects Research I Room 918am-10 am: Breakfast, Comfort Inn; Travel to GMU Fairfax.10am-12pm: Seminar: Reflective Practice (Dr. Steeley). Topic: Portfolio PresentationsThompson 10612pm-1:00pm: Advisory Lunch, GMU Fairfax1:30pm-3:30pm: Seminar: Educational Leadership (Dr. Shahrokhi/Dr. Woody). Topic: Reframing Change, Reframing Leadership; Culminating ProjectsSUB II VIP 24:30pm-6:30 pm: Special Professional Development Topics. SUB I Room CDr. Alan Sturrock. Education Leadership in 21st Century Schools.8am-10 am: Breakfast, Comfort Inn; Travel to GMU Fairfax.10am-12pm: Portfolio Presentations.12pm-3pm: Graduation Luncheon & Ceremony.SUB II Rooms 5, 6, & 77:00am: Breakfast, Comfort InnPack out; bus from housing to airport.12pm: Departure for End-of-Training Conference.Washington (DCA) to    Indianapolis  at 3:59 pm, Arriving 6:08 pm            on US 3271.