When Words Collide: 2001

Schedule of events (tentative):

Friday, February 16, at the Sheraton Tara Hotel, Framingham, Massachusetts

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration (coffee provided)
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. (Introduction) Teaching About vs. Teaching With SF
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Coping with 2010: Students, the near future, and modern SF
10:45 – 11:45 a.m. 4-8 The Solar System - Facts, Fallacies, and SF 8-12 Learning About the Other: SF and Prejudice
Noon – 12:30 p.m. Luncheon
12:30-1 p.m. Keynote Presentation by Boston film critic Dan Kimmel, "SF in TV and Movies: How to use them to teach"
1– 1:30 p.m. Round Tables and short subjects
1:45-2:45 p.m. 4-8 Mythology, Folklore, and YA Fantasy: prepping for future forays into the classics 8-12 How Science Happens
2:45-3:15 p.m. SF Music to Teach By (performance and discussion)
3:15 –3:30 p.m. Closing discussion/suggestions/evaluations

Please note: If you have attended When Words Collide in a previous year and would be willing to share how you have used our material in the classroom, please be sure to let us know!

When Words Collide: The Monty Wells Project is presented by NESFA. See the main page, the schedule for 2001, and the staff for 2001.