Dordt College News

2009 B. J. Haan Conference

March 11, 2009

David Smith

The 2009 B. J. Haan Educational Conference opens at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, on the Dordt College Campus. This year’s conference theme is “Teaching Reading/Forming Faith.”

David Smith of the Calvin College Kuyers Institute for Teaching and Learning will deliver keynote addresses at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, and 8:45 a.m. on Friday, March 13 in Room S-101 in the Science Building.

A schedule for the conference, including workshop times is posted online. Guests are welcome at all conference events.

Johanna Kuyvenhoven, a member of the Calvin College Education Department, will present “An Evening of Storytelling with a Bit of Punch,” in the Eckardt Lounge at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday evening, March 12. Dr. Kuyvenhoven will tell stories and also examine the importance of storytelling in our lives.

A display of books appropriate for readers from pre-school through twelfth grade will be open for viewing in the Eckhardt Lounge throughout the conference courtesy of Gum Drop Books.

The Dordt College Book Store will be open for browsing during conference events, and the Learning Resource Center in the library will run a display of recent titles during library hours.

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