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Trondheim International School,
NTNU
and Southern Cross University (Australia)
invite you to attend the
Second Annual Education Symposium
at the Quality Hotel Augustin
Bringing Science to the Art of Teaching


THURSDAY, APRIL 19

17:00-17:30 REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS

17:30-17:40 WELCOME AND GREETINGS

• Ken Sell, Principal, Trondheim International School
• Inger Dagrun Langseth, Associate Professor, NTNU

17:40-18:40 KEYNOTE ADDRESS

• Dr. Rick van der Zwan, Associate Professor, Southern Cross University, Australia
• Anna-Lena Østern, Professor, NTNU, Norway

18:40-19:00 QUESTIONS FROM THE FLOOR


Register Online     Keynote Biographies & Abstracts     Presenter Biographies & Abstracts
Location for this year’s symposium is Quality Hotel Augustin in historical downtown Trondheim.
To reserve a room, please email Tone Anthonsen at tone.anthonsen@choice.no



FRIDAY, APRIL 20

12:00-12:15 REGISTRATION AND WELCOME

12:15-13:45 SMALL GROUP SESSION ONE

TOPIC: Cognitive Science and Teaching
FACILITATOR: Ken Sell, Principal, Trondheim International School
PRESENTATION: Cognitive Neuroscience. What do we know – what can we do?
PRESENTER: Dr. Rick van der Zwan, Associate Professor, SCU

TOPIC: Technology
FACILITATOR: Anders Straume, Trondheim International School
PRESENTATION A: Let the Students Lead the Way: an Exploratory Study of Mobile Language-learning in a Classroom
PRESENTERS: Adjunct Associate Professor Sobah Petersen, NTNU, Roslyn Sell and Josie Watts, Teachers, Trondheim International School
PRESENTATION B: Digital Freedom and Open Projects
PRESENTER: Aleksandar Blagojevic – Leader and Founder of Pirate Party Serbia

TOPIC: The Arts
FACILITATOR: Scott M. Williams, Teacher, Trondheim International School
PRESENTATION A: Storyline & Space
PRESENTERS: Anna-Lena Østern, Professor, NTNU, Norway and Alex Strømme, NTNU
TOPIC: Comprehension & Assessment
FACILITATOR: Candice Grimstad, Teacher, Trondheim International School
PRESENTATION A: Assessment
PRESENTER: Gunnar Grut, Research Fellow NTNU
PRESENTATION B: Mathematical Integration: Moving beyond a traditional stand-alone approach towards mathematical inquiry.
PRESENTER: Patricia Fortune, Teacher, Trondheim International School


13:45-14:00 REFRESHMENT BREAK


14:00-15:30 SMALL GROUP SESSION TWO

TOPIC: Pedagogy
FACILITATOR: Professor David Lynch
PRESENTATION A: What is going on in the classroom? What the teacher feels and what
students experience.
PRESENTERS: Halvdan Haugsbakken, NTNU  and Inger Dagrun Langseth, Associate Professor of Teacher Education, NTNU
PRESENTATION B: The Norwegian school in an international context
PRESENTER: Rita Riksaasen, NTNU

TOPIC: Cognitive Science and Teaching
FACILITATOR: Ken Sell, Principal, Trondheim International School
PRESENTATION A: Five-Year Lektor Program
PRESENTER: Christina Jenkins Slutås, NTNU
PRESENTATION B: Presenting Abstract Mathematics Using Visual Methods
PRESENTER: Tony Fei, Teacher, Trondheim International School

TOPIC: Technology
FACILITATOR: Anders Straume, Trondheim International School
PRESENTATION: Cross Cultural Technology: Towards holistic pedagogy
PRESENTER: Dr. Kurt Seeman, Professor, Southern Cross University

TOPIC: The Arts
FACILITATOR: Scott M. Williams, Teacher, Trondheim International School
PRESENTATION: Science and The Arts: An Inquiry approach to Learning Inquiry PRESENTERS: Sima Haddadin and Marja Kansanen, Teachers, Trondheim International School

TOPIC: Comprehension & Assessment
FACILITATOR: Candice Grimstad, Teacher, Trondheim International School
PRESENTATION: Whole school literacy programs: What do you need to make it work?
PRESENTERS: Roslyn Sell and Josie Watts, Teachers, Trondheim International School


15:45-16:00 CLOSING REMARKS AND FAREWELL

• Ken Sell, Principal, Trondheim International School
• Inger Dagrun Langseth, Associate Professor, NTNU


Register Online     Keynote Biographies & Abstracts     Presenter Biographies & Abstracts Location for this year’s symposium is Quality Hotel Augustin in historical downtown Trondheim. To reserve a room, please email Tone Anthonsen at tone.anthonsen@choice.no