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Barbara Christopher, a master teacher, helps Remi Willoughby during TeacherTECH Houston which was held on June 6-17, 2005.

    The Center for Excellence and Equity in Education (CEEE) is proud to sponsor TeacherTECH ’06, the teacher training component of GirlTECH. During TeacherTECH's initial two-week training period, which will be held June 5 through June 16, 2006 at Rice University in Houston, Texas, participating teachers from the Houston area will receive intensive technology training and explore innovative teaching strategies that impact equity in the classroom. Through TeacherTECH, teachers

  • Are provided with Rice University website accounts.
  • Receive intensive computer technology training from Master Teachers, especially in the use of the Internet.
  • Explore diversity issues in the computational sciences through presentations and group discussions.
  • Utilize online resources as a research, teaching, and collaboration tool.
  • Create their own home pages, design and publish Web-based math and science lessons.
  • Gain an awareness of the latest research in the computational sciences.
  • Explore representation issues and teacher practices that impact girls’ interest in computers.
  • Become members of an ongoing teachers' technology electronic support group that communicates throughout the year.
  • Establish a student technology project on their campuses to ensure a transfer of knowledge from teacher to students.
  • Make a one-year commitment to advanced training and to an integration of technology into their teaching practices.

The deadline for TeacherTECH '06 was March 31, 2006.

To learn more about TeacherTECH, contact Michael Sirois, at msirois at rice dot edu.

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Updated: February 14, 2008


TeacherTECH is made possible by support from the Center for Excellence and Equity in Education and Rice University.

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