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.

Putting UDL to Practice for Increased Engagement in a Standards-Based Learning Environment

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

With abundant access to data, schools can personalize learning to help each student demonstrate success in a standards-based. There are several resources available to help educators design learning experiences that meet the UDL guidelines. Join Our Webinar.

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6 Unbeatable Ways To Spot High Quality Open Education Resources (OER)

Wisewire

A “search the Commons” feature is also a great resource for locating usably licensed content that can be adapted, remixed, or reproduced according to clearly defined guidelines. Educators can utilize this content in the classroom to ensure all students have equal access.

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What’s Ahead for Special Education?

Digital Promise

The guidance emphasizes what’s called “standards-based IEPs,” which ensure that IEPs (individualized education plans) focus on how to help students access grade-level content tied to academic standards. What advice do you have for teachers who want to continue to support children with disabilities, even if their state or district chooses not to follow these guidelines? If these guidelines were rescinded, would teachers perhaps have more flexibility in how they help students?

Over 25 Ideas for eLearning… Inclement Weather and Snow Day Make Up

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

In the space below you can learn more about using eLearning during inclement weather including a upcoming Twitter Chat and an Archived Webinar. ISTE’s OLN Archived Webinar on Inclement Weather – Link to webinar. Check any guidelines provided by the state DOE.

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What’s New

techlearning

Designed to give teachers flexibility with their professional development (PD), the Center offers online webinars, modular courses, and customizable PD options to streamline educators’ FreshGrade’s practice. The webinars are led by teachers and come pre-recorded and live on the Center.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

edWeb.net

Using CoSN’s blueprint for smart IT decisions as a guideline, the three superintendents explained how to align priorities, and balance choice with cost and outcomes to creative sustainable programs. This edWeb webinar was co-hosted by CoSN and edWeb.net and sponsored by ClassLink.

Free Lesson Plans and Other Resources to Prevent Cyberbullying and Promote Online Safety

Edsurge

While Learning.com has long contributed resources—such as videos, trainings, lesson plans, and webinars—promoting digital citizenship and online safety, we are taking bolder steps to show our personal commitment to raising awareness and helping educators take preventative action to stem this epidemic. Throughout the month of October, we will share many other resources, including free online safety lessons and a Continuing Education Certificate webinar through edWeb.

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

Edsurge

Lachelle Brant) Creating Guidelines for Distance Education The Problem: Sometimes, the greatest solution stems from the greatest need. To Address It: To address this, state policies were developed that successfully eliminated any barriers to student access and opportunities. The future of tech in schools isn’t suburban or urban. It’s rural.

Five tools for global educators

Learning with 'e's

We are connected educators, linked in to a number of powerful global communities of practice, and we have access to resources, dialogue and audiences we would not enjoy in a traditional learning and teaching role.

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Future Ready update adds new resources and PD for leaders

eSchool News

Instead, the idea of connectivity envisioned for the future is that technology will serve as a means to connect students to teachers, and allow all students to experience the same access to their interests regardless of demographics. Many partners are also launching extension programs such as webinars, workshops, mentoring programs, courses and toolkits to provide support for districts and states. Future Ready overhaul coincides with the new national ed-tech plan.

Future Ready update adds new resources and PD for leaders

eSchool News

Instead, the idea of connectivity envisioned for the future is that technology will serve as a means to connect students to teachers, and allow all students to experience the same access to their interests regardless of demographics. Many partners are also launching extension programs such as webinars, workshops, mentoring programs, courses and toolkits to provide support for districts and states. Future Ready overhaul coincides with the new national ed-tech plan.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The GEC features thought leaders from the world of education and beyond, is completely free to attend, and all events take place online in webinar format. The final live training is on Saturday, which you can access through the training page.

Learning Revolution Week's Events - Evernote in the Classroom - Yong Zhao - Google+ vs. Ning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

From the development of its Proficiency Guidelines, to its leadership role in the creation of national standards, ACTFL focuses on issues that are critical to the growth of both the profession and the individual teacher. Details to join the webinar at [link]. Third, learn how you can curate by organizing content into useful, easy-to-access collections. The Learning Revolution Weekly Update June 10th, 2014 Children want the same things we want.