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Region IV Mini LaCUE Conference was held at Abbeville High School on October 13, 2007.  A number of Vermilion Parish teachers were on hand to share presentations about the newly acquired Chevron Grant Tools received after Hurricane Rita flooding in the area.  Presenting were Christina Menard, Elizabeth Ball, Monica Moresi, Patrice Mire, Fran Granger,  Erin Landry and Sharon Guilbeaux under the supervision of Vermilion Parish Science Supervisor Roland Pautz.

Christina Menard from Abbeville High School presented “Variety is the Spice in the Science Class” Participants in High School Session A demonstration of the variety of technologies that can improve teaching and learning in a science classroom.
Elizabeth Ball and Monica Moresi  from Herod Elementary presented “Chevron Energy for Learning Grant: The Mobile Lab Solution Addressing the Rita Disaster.”

 

The session  featured a program where students are involved in discovery activities conducted in 6 stations per classroom in a differentiated science curriculum for grades 1 to 5. Presenters for the elementary audience were Elizabeth Ball and Monica Moresi.
Monica Moresi  helps one of the participants with the GLX Datalogger. Vermilion Parish 3rd Grade Teacher Nichole Green from Dozier Elementary practices the GLX at the Professional Development workshop. Elizabeth Ball  helps one of the participants with the GLX.
Patrice Mire (Kaplan High) and  Fran Granger (Forked Island elementary)  presented “Chevron Energy for Learning Grant: The Mobile Lab Solution Addressing the Rita Disaster” The session featured programs where students are involved in discovery activities conducted in 8 /10 stations per classroom in a differentiated science curriculum for grade 6 to 12. Shown are some tools used in demonstrations.

 

Erin Landry and Sharon Guilbeaux from North Vermilion presented “Element Business Cards”  

Adaptation of  a science technology lesson that can be used in any subject area. 

 

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