Learning2gether Episode 212
On Sun Apr 13 Learning2gether with arranged to meet with Robert Wachman to talk about his role in helping teachers with Shaping the Way we Teach English, and we were joined by Deborah Healey
Robert is involved in helping teachers in the Philippines with the MOOC Shaping the Way we Teach English, and he gave us a tour around the 5-week MOOC: https://www.coursera.org/course/shaping1landscape
Robert had worked out beforehand how to join the Hangout on Air in an iPad while participating on an iMac where he can screen share and walk us through the program from there while maintaining screen presence on the iPad.
Place: Google Hangout on Air (HoA), available through direct participation in the Hangout or via its live stream, URLs to appear as they come available toward the start of the event
- Live stream and text chat took place in: http://webheadsinaction.org/live
- HoA Live Event page: https://plus.google.com/events/cho9r9r1gp9m3n374m1s92u0dm4
- YouTube link, follow the stream directly on YouTube: http://youtu.be/TGnqkM5_Y3Q
Announcements on various Google+ communities and Facebook groups as well as at:
Earlier this week
Monday, April 7th Teaching Digital Citizenship in an iPad Classroom
If you have iPads, you know that teaching digital citizenship is more important than ever. With the tablet classroom in mind, Common Sense Media, well-renowned for their digital citizenship curriculum and resources, now offers resources for teaching digital citizenship in an iPad classroom. Participants will learn about two resources that teach students to be safe, responsible, and respectful in a digital world: 1) Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum in interactive eBooks, and 2) Digital Passport. Learn more here, and more information about this and other upcoming events at t http://learningrevolution.com/.
Monday, April 7th TL Virtual Cafe – Libraries and the 1:1 School: Final Nail in the Library Coffin?
Learn about the role of libraries and librarians in a 1:1 school. Hoover High School librarians and administrator(s) will discuss the successes, pitfalls, and follies involved in launching a 1:1 iPad program for our 9-12 grade school of approximately 3000 students with an emphasis on the role of the library and librarians in this process. Join here.
More information about this and other upcoming events at http://learningrevolution.com/.
Philip Rosedale (the founder of Second Life) and his keynote address is on YouTube: http://youtu.be/KyuS3jwrCu0
Sat Apr 12 last day of VWBPE Virtual Word Best Practices in Education on Avalon
Time: April 11, 2014 to April 12, 2014
Organized By: Heike Philp aka Gwen Gwasi
VWBPE – Virtual World Best Practise in Education Conference – www.vwbpe.org
From AVALON: http://avalon-project.ning.com/
Here was the schedule for
There was a live feed here http://vwbpe.org/conference/watch-live-now :
Sat Apr 12 Classroom 2.0 special guest Donna Roman – Featured Teacher
|Date: Sat., April 12, 2014
Time: 9:00am PT/10:00am MT/11:00am CT/12:00pm ET
Location: http://tinyurl.com/cr20live (http://tinyurl.com/cr20live)Peggy George, Lorie Moffat and Tammy Moore will be hosting another Classroom 2.0 LIVE show. As an extension to the Classroom 2.0 Ning community, Classroom 2.0 “LIVE” shows are opportunities to gather with other educators in real-time events, complete with audio, chat, desktop sharing and closed captioning. A Google calendar of upcoming shows is available at http://live.classroom20.com/calendar.html.Join us on Saturday, April 12th, when our special guest will be Donna Roman,”Featured Teacher”. Donna Adams Román is a 5th grade teacher at Mill Creek School in Illinois, blogger, trainer, and presenter committed to providing rich learning opportunities for her learners and professional learning network. She is a recent recipient of ISTE’s first place SIGOL Online Learning Award (2013) and a Microsoft Innovative Expert Educator. Donna is active in Professional Development online and in her district, CoSN, ISTE, and iEARN. Educators are pulled in so many constantly changing directions. Donna will discuss how we can address these obligations while providing deep and meaningful learning experiences, not only for our students, but for ourselves as well. Suggestions to work smarter by condensing and combining, that in turn can deepen teaching, learning, and our lives while we engage fully in the process. 21st Century Learning, Project Based Learning, and Technology will be the common languages. Donna’s Blog More information and details are at http://live.classroom20.com. If you’re new to the Classroom 2.0 LIVE! show you might want to spend a few minutes viewing the screencast on the homepage to learn how we use Blackboard Collaborate, and navigate the site. Each show begins at 12pm Eastern (GMT-5) and may be accessed in Blackboard Collaborate directly using the following Classroom 2.0 LIVE link at http://tinyurl.com/cr20live.On the Classroom 2.0 LIVE! site (http://live.classroom20.com) you’ll find the recordings from our recent ”Featured Teacher” session with our special guest Erin Klein. Click on the Archives and Resources tab.
When tweeting about Classroom 2.0 LIVE, be sure to use #liveclass20. Special thanks to our sponsors Weebly, The Learning Revolution and Blackboard Collaborate!
Classroom 2.0 LIVE Team: Peggy George, Lorie Moffat, Tammy Moore, Steve Hargadon
Visit Classroom 2.0 at: http://www.classroom20.com/?xg_source=msg_mes_network
SLMOOC14 sessions scheduled through Apr 30, 2014
Sat Apr 12 SLMOOC14 – Jay Jay Jegathesan – The Freedom Project
Sat Apr 12 SLMOOC14 – Vicki Robinson – Physics Education In Second Life – Virtual Hands On
Sun Apr 13 SLMOOC14 – Nancy Zingrone – Setting up a Learning Center in Second Life and Display Building Workshop in Second Life