Wm. Freddy Curtis
Mr. Wm. Freddy Curtis, US Government and Sociology Teacher at Cannon County High School has been selected as 1 of 25 Teachers Nationwide (Grades 6-12) to attend the C-SPAN 2011 Summer Educators' Conference in Washington, DC on July 14th-15th, 2011.
He was selected after completing an application process that included an essay regarding utilizing C-SPAN in the classroom and sharing C-SPAN resources with fellow educators.
Conference topics will include: C-SPAN's mission, history, programming, and event coverage;
How to navigate C-SPAN's online resources (c-span.org, C-SPAN's newly launched Video Library, Congressional Chronicle, and C-SPAN Classroom); Enrichment opportunities available for students and educators (StudentCam, and Teacher Fellowship Program); and Successful techniques for successfully using C-SPAN resources to enhance learning.
As a guest of C-SPAN, they will provide and arrange for Curtis's roundtrip travel to Washington, DC, and hotel accomodations on Wednesday and Thursday nights (July 13th & 14th, 2011).
Curtis stated, "I am honored for this selection and look forward to sharing about C-SPAN at the In-service meetings before the 2011-2012 School Year! I am very excited, because I have never been to Washington, DC!"