Zayed University International Conference


All details are subject to change.  Last Updated 30 March 1:00 p.m.

Breakout Session 1     Sunday 31 March 1:00-2:00

Session A
Deira A
Session B
Deira B
Session C
Zabeel
Session D
Salon V
Session E
Salon VI
Session F
Salon VII
Lilly Tennant
Win Procyshe
(Zayed University)
Donald Sharpes
Ken Carr
(Zayed University)
Aisha Lootah
(Dubai Educational District)
Tracey McAskill Harvey White
(Zayed University)
Zayed University Students Fae’q Radwan
(Near East University)
One Size Fits All:Or Does It?
(English/Arabic)
How Should Knowledge Be Demonstrated? Testing 1,2,3
(English/Arabic)
Teacher of the Future: A Comprehensive Teacher
(Arabic)
Intellectual Standards and Elements of Reasoning: A Guide to Critical Thinking
(English)
 Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers at Zayed University
(English)
The Relationship Between Learning and Experience
(English)
Session G
Amal Ballroom
Session H
Palms I
Session I
Palms II
Session J
Palms III
Session K
Baniyas
Session L
Jumeirah
Ayoob Badri
(Dubai Educational District)
Abdullah Al Kamali
(Dubai Educational District)             
Ayesha Hamza Juma
Seham Ibrahim Mohamed
(Zayed University)
Pamela McInroy
Fatima Ahmed Abdulla
(Sheikh Zayed Private cademy for Girls)
Don Love
Susan Ross
(Zayed University)
Yusef J. Progler
Ghada Ramahi
(Zayed University)             
Teachers’ Knowledge: Its Importance
(Arabic/English)
Priorities for Teachers of the Future
(Arabic)
Fantasy World of Second Language Acquisition
(English)
Administrative Mentorship: Setting Standards For Teacher and Student Leadership Development
(English/Arabic)
Assessment Amid Diversity: Academic Excellence Through Cultural Understanding
(English)
Teaching  to Standards of Complexity in Human and Natural Sciences
(Arabic/English)


Breakout Session 2     Sunday 31 March 4:30-5:30

Session A
Deira A
Session B
Deira B
Session C
Zabeel
Session D
Salon V
Session E
Salon VI
Session F
Salon VII
Frederick VanSant
(Zayed University)
Toni Briegel
Isabella Henderson
(Zayed University)
Fatima Buti (Dubai Educational District) Fatma Alwan
(Ajman Educational District)
Zayed University Students Linda Bastian
(Zayed University)
What Are International Technology Standards and How Can They Make Me A Better Teacher?
(English/Arabic)
Preparatory School vs. Middle School: Increasing Achievement of Early Adolescents
(English)
Window to the Future
(Arabic)
Accelerated Learning
(Arabic)
Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers at Zayed University
(English)
Art Standards and Academic Excellence
(English)
Session G
Amal Ballroom
Session H
Palms I
Session I
Palms II
Session J
Palms III
Session K
Baniyas
Session L
Jumeirah
Jane Bristol-Rhys
(Zayed University)
Neila Miled
(Jumeirah Model School)
Adel Jendli
(Zayed University)
David W. Brown
Thamir Al Najjar
(Zayed University)
Belkeis Altareb
Shaikha Bin Touq
(Zayed University)
Joni Kerr
(American Community School)
Abdallah Tubaishat
(Zayed University)
Making Learning Clear
(English/Arabic)
Effective Classroom Motivational Techniques for UAE Elementary Schools Students
(English)
The Role of Best Practice in Cyberspace
(English)
Modeling What We Teach: Why Teaching By Example is Important
(English)
Creative Cooperative Learning
(English/Arabic)
Recommended Instructional Technology StandardsFor K-12 Students in the UAE
(English)


Breakout Session 3     Monday 1 April 10:15-11:30


Session A
Deira A
Session B
Deira B
Session C
Zabeel
Session D
Salon V
Session E
Salon VI
Session F
Salon VII
Barbara Harold
(Zayed University)
Peter McNally
(Zayed University)
James Piecowye
Adel Jendli
Philip Cass
(Zayed University)
Zafar Syed
Hisham Shehab
(Military Language Institute)
Nahla El Hawary
(Dubai Model School: Al Mizher Branch)
Tony Townsend
Christopher Cross
John MacBeath
Presiding: Peter Ballingall (Zayed University)
Standards Based Assessment: Some Issues
(English/Arabic)
Professional Standards for Teachers: The Role of Collaborative Teams
(English/Arabic)
Slingshots to Open Sesame: Education Enhancement Through Everyday Mass Media
(English)
Teachers' Professional Standards: Impact on Practice
(English)
Demonstration of Primary English Model Classroom Teaching
(English)
Plenary Speakers Question and Answer Session
(English)
Session G
Amal Ballroom
Session H
Palms I
Session I
Palms II
Session J
Palms III
Session K
Baniyas
Session L
Jumeirah
Brian O'Flynn
(Zayed University)
Ken Carr
(Zayed University)
Hissa Al Mutawa
(Dubai Educational District)
Elizabeth
Brett-Dickie
(Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Girls)
Ayasha Almehairi
(Dubai Educational District)
Patricia Ryan Abu-Wardeh
(Zayed University)
Salwa Abu-Wardeh
(University of Sharjah)
Evaluation of Web Sites for K-12 in the UAE
(English/Arabic)
Standards in School Mathematics Learning K-8
(English)
Fundamentals of a Model School
Demystifying Assessment With Portfolios and Student-led Conferences
(English)
Dear Teacher, Find Your Way
(Arabic)
Focusing on Form in Context
(English/Arabic)


Breakout Session 4     Monday 1 April 12:00-1:15

Session A
Deira A
Session B
Deira B
Session C
Zabeel
Session D
Salon V
Session E
Salon VI
Session F
Salon VII
Carmen Garcia
Ponchitta Roberson
(Zayed University)
Keith Campbell
Wendell McConnaha
(Zayed University)
Abdul Wahad Al Kamali
(Dubai Educational District)
Zayed University Students Reema Al Malik
(Dubai Model School: Mizher Branch)
Farouk Sado Al Ras
(Ministry of Education and Youth)  
Food For Thought: A Literacy Recipe
(English/Arabic)
The Standards Movement: Quality Control or Decoy?
(English/Arabic)
Role of the Principal in Schools of the Future
(Arabic)
Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers at Zayed University
(English)
Primary English Model Classroom Teaching
(English)
Indicators of Teacher Peformanace
(English)
Session G
Amal Ballroom
Session H
Palms I
Session I
Palms II
Session J
Palms III
Session K
Baniyas
Session L
Jumeirah

Sadiq Midraj
Abdellatif Sellami
(Zayed University)

Hessa Alwahabi
(Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Girls)
Todd DeVriese
(Zayed University)
Leah Robinson
James Buckingham
(Zayed University)
Ahmed Al Khajib
(Consultant: Ministy of Education and Youth)
Moones Abdul Halim
Ahmad Abu Yousef
(Ministry of Education and Youth)
A Standards-Based Framework for Teaching English as a Foreign Language
(Arabic/English)
Secrets of a Successful Education Process
(Females Only)

(Arabic)
Developing Visual Literacy Standards: Instructional Technology Through Art and Design
(English)
The Big Fuss About Computers: Improving Student-Centered Educational Interaction
(English)
How to Improve the Skills of Arabic Teachers
(Arabic)
How to Recognize and Develop your Students' Special Talents
(Arabic/English)


Breakout Session 5     Monday 1 April 2:30-3:45

Session A
Deira A
Session B
Deira B
Session C
Zabeel
Session D
Salon V
Session E
Salon VI
Session F
Salon VII
Ken Carr
(Zayed University)


Ian Walker
(Zayed University)
Harvey White
(Zayed University)
Vickie Derksen
Marlene Walther
(Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Girls)
Radwan Debsi
(Arabic Language Protection Association)
Laila Bu-Amim
(Umm Suqeim School)
Standards in School Mathematics Learning K-8
(English)
Working With Parents: Developing Partnerships with Parents to Enhance Children's Literacy
(English/Arabic)
Nine Common Principles: Essentials in Teaching
(English)
Implementing Laptop Technology Across the Curriculum
(English)
The Role of Technology in Developing Arabic Language Education.
(Arabic)
Demonstration of Arabic Model Classroom Teaching
( Arabic)
Session G
Amal Ballroom
Session H
Palms I
Session I
Palms II
Session J
Palms III
Session K
Baniyas
Session L
Jumeirah

Steve Lydiatt
Tofi Rahal
(Zayed University)

Paul Abraham
(Zayed University)
Trina Bowie
Maureen Sargeant
(Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Girls)
Moza Saif
(Dubai Educational District)
Ali Gareeb
(Rashid Secondary School)
Tony Townsend
Christopher Cross
John Mac Beath
Presiding: Peter Ballingall (Zayed University)
Developing Assessment Standards in a Problem Based Learning (PBL) Curriculum
(English/Arabic)
Effective Evaluation an a 'Standards Conscious' Curriculum
(English)
Students Meeting Standards: Self-Reflection for Self-Directed Learning
(English)
The Creative Teacher
(Arabic)
The Difficulties of Educational Supervision in the UAE
(Arabic)
Plenary Speakers Question and Answer Session
(English)
 
Hamdan Award for Academic Excellence
Zayed University

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