Monday, October 14, 2013

External Partners

Making Learning Connected (#clmooc) Tweet Chat
October 17, 2013
7:00-8:00 p.m.
More information here.

The 1:1 Connected Classroom Webinar
October 22, 2013
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Brought to you by: EdTechTeacher
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How do you bring together best practices with effective technology? Where do you begin? How do you move forward and what is the final destination? Come join the conversation.

Creative Classroom Activities: eLearning Webinar
October 22, 2013
4:00-4:30 p.m.
Brought to you by: Adobe
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This week's guided tour of the Adobe Education Exchange highlights two projects that utilize eLearning tools to extend the classroom beyond the school walls. About the Series: Creative Classroom Activities: Highlights from the Adobe Education Exchange. Adobe Education is pleased to announce a new e-seminar series for teachers who want to re-create their classrooms. Join us weekly for a guided tour of some of the very best activities, lesson plans, and resources on the Adobe Education Exchange. Each week, you’ll meet two of the world’s most creative educators and learn how they use Adobe tools to unleash student creativity. Each thirty-minute session will equip you with new ideas you can use immediately in your teaching practice.

Creating Communities of Online Learners and Enhancing Online Course Content with Social Media
October 23, 2013
2:00-3:00 p.m.
Brought to you by EdTech Leaders Online
More information here.
During this interactive webinar, Dr. Alexiou-Ray will discuss strategies to help infuse online courses with social media tools such as Twitter, blogging, Facebook, and Edmodo. She will also explore what laws govern people of all ages and their use of social media and how learning the legalities behind the use of social media with students can create opportunities for teachers to discuss netiquette and other important “digital life lessons” with students.

Middle East in Transition: Peace and Conflict Video Conference
October 24, 2013
10:00-11:30 p.m.
Brought to you by: TakingITGlobal and The Centre for Global Education
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This two part event on October 24th and 31st will explore how we think about the choice between violence and non-violence, both in terms of how we remember the history of these movements and in the current context of transition in the Middle East. Students will explore their personal and moral responses to violence, and how they view the difference between terrorism and self-defense, or between appropriate and inappropriate violence. Students will explore the balance of violence and nonviolence involved in key historical transitions in order to better understand current resistance movements across the Middle East

Connected Administrators Webinar
October 29, 2013
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Brought to you by EdTechTeacher
More information here.

Come join Tom Daccord, Carl Hooker, and Patrick Larkin as they address strategies for administrators to build connected learning environments in their schools and districts.

#gamemooc tweetchat
October 30, 2013
8:00-9:00 p.m.
Brought to you by Games MOOC
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This a 60 minute tweetchat using the hashtag #gamemooc. The topic of this week's tweetchat is Makers, Hackers and Gamers: Learners and 21st Century Pedagogy. We'll be looking at the online learning trends and even pedagogy coming out the Maker, Hacker and Gamer communities. BYOD and actively engage in a lively discussion of trends from the Maker Movement, Hack-a-thons as learning projects and the Gamer Disposition. Our tweetchat format is the following: We start by asking you to introduce yourself and your associations and affiliations. We do a quick vocabulary quiz over twitter to make sure everyone is familiar with the terms we are using. Then we do 4-5 questions on the topic. If this is your first time doing a tweetchat, you may want to use a tweet aggregater like twubs at

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