Week of July 25, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ).

Week of April 11, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). Join this webinar and discuss the iPad/Flip camera project at Upper Yarra Community College.

Work Your Dreams Using the Top Five Leadership Competencies with Secretary of State Linda McCulloch

edWeb.net

In this recent edWeb.net webinar, sponsored by Girls Thinking Global, Secretary McCulloch shared her top leadership competencies, and how past experiences, good judgement, and working well with others can lead to success. one webinar attendee asked. WATCH THE WEBINAR RECORDING.

15 Non-librarian blog(ger)s too good to miss!

NeverEndingSearch

She also offers a Webinar series. Since 2008, Richard Byrne’s ( @rmbyrne ) FreeTech4Teachers has been one of my absolute go-to folks for keeping up with free resources. It occurs to me that so many of my best ideas come from the blogs of others.

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AT and UDL: Acronyms for Equity

EdTechTeam

When I first began my job as an Assistive Technology Coordinator in my district back in 2008, the lines between educational tech and assistive tech were pretty crisp. I worked exclusively with students in special education classrooms who needed a way to access the curriculum or a way to communicate effectively in the classroom. But what is UDL and what role does it play in creating access for all students?

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Three Ways That Rural States Can Become the Hotbeds for School Edtech Innovation

Edsurge

It dates back to 2008, when an educational journey began in Wyoming that revealed the important role technology plays in enhancing teaching and learning—especially in a rural state. It happened back in 2008 when new policies and funding sources were put forth with the intent to grow school districts’ abilities to supplement and meet the diverse needs of students—specifically in the face of foreign language teacher and Advanced Placement honors-level course shortages.

10 Things to do with QR Codes On Back to School Night

The Daring Librarian

FREE Webinar! Also, don''t miss the big announcement at the end of this blog post about a FREE #TLChat Virtual Cafe webinar - Back to School Special: Open Mic Edition and a FREE Back to School Night PowerPoint you can download and share with your teachers!

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Live Interview on Thursday, February 24th - Case Study on the North Carolina School Connectivity Initiative

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In 2006, Education Week gave North Carolina a “D” on its report card for Internet access. In addition, all 115 public school districts now were connected to NCREN to access content and administrative applications from the state.

Live Thursday Dec. 16th with Writer Alfie Kohn (note early time)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

His efforts to make research in human behavior accessible to a general audience have also been published in the Atlantic Monthly, Parents, and Psychology Today. His many articles on education include a dozen widely reprinted essays in Phi Delta Kappan from 1991 to 2008.

Announcing the Library 2.017 "Makerspaces" Mini-Conference and Call for Proposals.

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices. (To Registration will give you access to the live event and to the event recordings.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

Edmodo was one of the early stars of the most recent resurgence in ed-tech startup founding and funding (circa 2008 onward, that is).

ISTE SIGMS Election Please Vote for Brenda Now!

The Daring Librarian

I am a member of the 2007 - 2008 cohort of the JHU/ISTE online Graduate Certificate in School Administration and Supervision. I have been serving in this non-elected position since July 2009 organizing the monthly webinars and article discussions."

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

It is designed to significantly increase opportunities for connecting classrooms while supporting cultural awareness and recognition of diversity and educational access for all. In late fall 2008, the first draft of the document was written by the world, via a sharing website.