Friday, November 27, 2009

SOE International Conference - February 12-14, 2010


First International Conference on


Marriott Hotel Guam

February 12-14, 2010

About the Conference

The University of Guam School of Education is hosting an international conference for researchers, practitioners and school administrators to share their expertise, experiences, theoretical perspectives and research findings in education The conference focuses on Current Trends and Challenges in Education with the following sub-themes:

1. Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

2. Diversity, Learning Styles, and Special Needs

3. Partnerships, Collaboration, and Networking

4. Distance Education, Blended Learning, and Technology-Mediated Instruction

5. Dispositions, Values, and Relational Skills

6. Finance, Governance, and Accreditation

7. At-risk Learners, Family Crisis, and School-Based Interventions

8. Psychology, Sociology, and Philosophy of Education

Dr. Richard Giardina
Dr. Nerida F. Ellerton

Registration Fee

International Participants:

Early Bird (Before January 15, 2010): $150

On Site: $200

Regional and Local Participants: $100

Students (on daily basis): $50

Call for Papers

Participants who wish to present papers should e-mail a proposal that specifies a sub-theme and submit an abstract of not more than 250 words to the following coordinators.

1. Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

Coordinator: Dr. Kelle Murphy


2. Diversity, Learning Styles, and Special Needs

Coordinator: Dr. Richard Fee


3. Partnerships. Collaboration, and Networking

Coordinator: Dr. Patrick Leddy


4. Distance Education Blending Learning, and Technology-Mediated Instruction

Coordinator: Dr. Jacqui Cyrus


5. Dispositions, Values, and Relational Skills

Coordinator: Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera


6. Finance, Governance, and Accreditation

Coordinator: Dr. James Maryott

Guam IRA's 10th Annual Community Book Fair - Agana Shopping Center - December 12, 2009

This year’s fair will be on Saturday, December 12, 2009 at the Agana Shopping Center from 10:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. There will be exciting student performances including Maria Ulloa Elementary School’s Head Start students and the St. Francis Honor Choir. A special appearance of Clifford the Big Red Dog will also be available.

A special presentation of IRA’s Community Book Baskets will benefit the following: University of Guam’s School of Education Literacy Lab, Guam Memorial Hospital’s
Pediatric Ward, Erica’s House, Department of Youth Affairs, and the Alee Shelter in order to promote literacy.

There will be an array of books just for you! There will be paperback and hardcover books, young adult literature, and an assortment of professional books—all at affordable prices. There will also be software, novelties, and brand new Read-A-Thon 2010: “Go Green, Go Read” stocking stuffers. Books for IRA’s upcoming visiting author, Eric Ode, will also be on sale. There will be items from Southern Creations, PBS Guam, School Essentials, and Scholastic. Other features include the make-n-take children’s craft table, face painting, gift wrapping stations, raffle prizes, and more! You won't want to miss this event!

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

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Saturday, November 21, 2009

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