Learning2gether celebrates EVO 2018 with Nellie Deutsch and the annual kickoff event

Learning2gether Episode 380

On Sunday, January 14, coordinators, moderators, and participants in the Electronic Village Online EVO 2018 gathered in Bb Collaborate for the annual kickoff event. They had been invited to join us live and help us kick off 5-weeks of unparalleled community building with a celebration of EVO2018 moderator and participant voices, hosted by lead coordinator Nellie Deutsch.

Where: http://learningtimesevents.org/webheads/,
You will need a headset or headphones and microphone;
test your setup beforehand at this link

You can go to the venue at any time, days, hours (don’t leave it to minutes) before the event and test your connection, practice, and get help if you need it.

If you leave it to the last minute or are truly unable to resolve your connection problems, or simply want to watch on YouTube, you can tune in to the live stream on Vance’s YouTube channel, https://youtu.be/GTMccZkIjhI (recording embedded above).

RECORDINGS

When you watch the stream on https://www.youtube.com/user/vancestev/ you can join the conversation in YouTube chat or at Chatwing

Follow the conversation or leave any questions at http://chatwing.com/vancestev


The information below is for moderators who might wish to use Bb Collaborate available free to EVO via a grant to Webheads in Action from http://learningtimes.com

Note: If you would like to schedule synchronous meetings during your session in the Learning Times Webheads’ Virtual Room, you will need to sign up on the calendar, as per details in the SlideShare below. View the  slides in order to learn how to

  • reserve the room,
  • enter the room as a session moderator,
  • record the session and make sure the recording is saved on the Elluminate servers,
  • and finally how to find the recording and extract its share link.

How to use the LearningTimes Bb Collaborate Webheads Virtual Office from Vance Stevens

Jan 8 Registration for EVO 2018 begins, sessions start Jan 14

https://www.smore.com/gvdjt-electronic-village-online?embed=1

5-week EVO sessions start Jan 14, 2018, registration from Jan 8

It is a pleasure to announce the Call for Participation for the Electronic Village Online (EVO) 2018. A project of TESOL’s Computer-Assisted Language Learning Interest Section (CALL-IS), EVO has been offering free, open online professional development sessions and workshops to teachers of English around the globe since 2001.This year, we are pleased to offer 14 five-week sessions on a the following topics:

  1. ICT4ELT

  2. Business English for a better world

  3. Classroom-based research

  4. Teacher, trainer, coach:  Developing the business English professional

  5. EVO Minecraft MOOC

  6. Are you a fair tester?

  7. Flipped learning

  8. Moodle for Teachers

  9. Mother tongue use in the EFL classroom

  10. QR codes in action

  11. Teaching listening: Principles, techniques and technologies

  12. Teaching pronunciation differently

  13. TECHNO-CLIL

  14. Teaching EFL to young learners

For descriptions and abstracts, visit the Call for Participation at http://evosessions.pbworks.com/w/page/121153245/Call_for_Participation_2018

Please note that registration for the sessions will take place from January 8 – January 14, 2018. The sessions begin on January 14 and continue until February 18. To register for a session, follow the instructions on that session’s page (Session pages are linked to the titles in the CfP.). EVO sessions can be time-consuming, so we encourage you to sign up for no more than two sessions!As always, EVO sessions are free (you need only a computer with Internet access and a desire to learn) and open to all, no matter what your professional affiliation. The sessions carry no academic credit, and participants may choose the level of involvement that works for them.Mark your calendars now for EVO registration, January 8 – 14th and get ready for an unforgettable experience!Please share this invitation with your colleagues and e-lists.

Thank you for helping us to spread the word!On behalf of the EVO18 Coordination Team

 

Earlier events

Wed Nov 29 1400 UTC Learning2gether with Shelly Terrell – Hacking Digital Learning Strategies

https://learning2gether.net/2017/11/29/learning2gether-with-shelly-terrell-hacking-digital-learning-strategies/

Sat Dec 2 Classroom 2.0 hosts Accessible Digital Content for Everyone” with Steven Anderson

Saturday, December 2, 2017
9am PT/10am MT/11am CT/12pm ET
“Accessible Digital Content for Everyone” with Steven Anderson

We are always thrilled when Steven Anderson, returns to Classroom 2.0 LIVE to share his passion, enthusiasm, and expertise as an educational leader with us. His always practical advice coupled with his great sense of humor and terrific resources provides support for all of us in our mission to improve learning experiences for ALL students, teachers, and administrators. In this week’s webinar Steven will be sharing about how to provide accessible digital content for everyone.

Webinar description:

Accessibility isn’t just something that concerns a small portion of the school population. It’s important for every educator to understand accessibility and how to ensure that the content, process, and products we create and have students create are able to be viewed, enjoyed and shared with anyone. Join Steven W. Anderson (@web20classroom) as he discusses accessibility and how every educator can make their content more accessible.

Steven Anderson is a Dad, learning evangelist, educator, speaker, and author. As a former classroom teacher and Director of Instructional Technology Steven is highly sought after for his expertise in educational technology integration and using social media for learning. As @web20classroom he regularly travels the country talking to schools and districts about the use of Social Media in the classroom and how they can better serve students through technology. Steven has been a presenter and keynoter at several national and international educational conferences, including ISTE, ASCD, FETC, WISE, VSTE as well as numerous state and local conferences.

Steven is the author of 3 books: The Relevant Educator: How Connectedness Empowers Learning,The Relevant Educator: How Connectedness Empowers Learning, co-authored with his good friend and social media maven, Tom Whitby, The Tech-Savvy Administrator, part of the ASCD Arias series, and Content Curation: How To Avoid Information Overload, part of the Corwin Connected Educators Series. He is also responsible for helping create #edchat, a weekly education discussion on Twitter that boasts over 500 weekly participants.

Steven has been recognized with the the 2009 and 2011 Edublogs, Twitterer of The Year Award, a “Top 50 Educational Innovators” award from the Center For Digital Education, a Microsoft Heros of Education award, along with a 2013 Bammy Award, recognized worldwide as the Educational Emmy, for his work with #edchat.

More information and session 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 EST (Time Zone Conversion) and may be accessed in Blackboard Collaborate directly using the following Classroom 2.0 LIVE! link at http://tinyurl.com/cr20live. All webinars are closed captioned.

On the Classroom 2.0 LIVE! site (http://live.classroom20.com) you’ll find the recordings and Livebinder from our recent “Intentional Learning Centers: Making the Most of Station Rotation” session with Brittany Miller. Click on the Archives and Resources tab.

Classroom 2.0 LIVE Team:
Peggy George, Lorie Moffat, Tammy Moore, Paula Naugle, Steve Hargadon

Visit Classroom 2.0 at: http://www.classroom20.com/?xg_source=msg_mes_network

Nov 1 Nellie Deutsch hosts Moodle MOOC 11 through to Dec 2

Register for free

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/moodle-mooc-11-tickets-37477048862?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=estw&utm-source=tw&utm-term=listing

DATE AND TIME

Wed, Nov 1, 2017, 12:00 AM – Sat, Dec 2, 2017, 11:30 PM (EDT)

Sat Dec 9 Classroom 2.0 hosts Shannon Miller talking about Buncee

Saturday, December 9, 2017
9am PT/10am MT/11am CT/12pm ET
“10 Ways to Use Buncee” with Shannon M. Miller

We are so excited to have an extraordinaire librarian and exemplary Buncee Ambassador, Shannon M. Miller, as our special guest to share some of the incredible things educators are doing with Buncee to bring interactive learning experiences to their students. Shannon has helped teachers around the world learn about the power of this amazing tool and will share her stories and examples about how empowering Buncee is for students. She will share 10 ways Buncee can be used in the library with examples of global Buncee projects including Dot Day, a Global Buncee Recipe Book and Buncee Buddies just to mention a few. Even though these are perfect examples for librarians they are also excellent ideas for all teachers! Buncee allows students to share their knowledge and creativity in an easy, engaging way and provides a perfect medium for encouraging student voice. She will share ideas for creating newsletters, announcing events, research projects, student sharing of books and reading, and collaborative global projects.

Shannon is a mom and wife. She served as the K-12 district teacher librarian at Van Meter Community School District in Iowa for 8 years. Shannon is now an international speaker and consultant who has a passion for education, librarianship, technology, social media, and making a difference in the world and lives of others, especially children. Shannon is the Future Ready Libraries and Project Connect Spokesperson, Buncee’s Teacher Librarian Advisor and Cantata Learning’s Teacher Librarian Advocate. She is part of Best Keynote and EdSpeakers. Shannon is a Skype Master Teacher.

Shannon is the author of the award-winning The Library Voice blog and enjoys writing for various blogs, journals, and other forums. She is currently writing two children’s book series with Cantata. In 2014, she was named a Library Journal Mover and Shaker. In 2016, she was awarded the Making it Happen Award by ISTE.

She serves on AASL Best Websites, ALA Committee on Education and ALA Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Implementation Working Group.; Canva Educational Advisors; GoNoodle Ambassador; United Tools for Schools Committee; eduBuncee Ambassador; Remind and Tackk Educator, FableVision Ambassador, and Social Media WRADvocate for LitWorld’s World Read Aloud Day. She has served as advocacy chair for IASL, Iowa Center for the Book Advisory Council, School Library Monthly, Library Journal and School Library Journal, and Rosen Digital Library Advisory Boards.

In 2011, Shannon was awarded the Connecting People Shorty Award and was chosen to be part of the SLJ New Leaders Program in 2012. In 2013, she was named one of the Faces of Innovation from Broadband for America; one of 50 featured in the 2013 Center for Digital Education Yearbook; and one of the featured Connected Educators with the Connected Educators projects partnered with the US Department of Education.

More information and session 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 EST (Time Zone Conversion) and may be accessed in Blackboard Collaborate directly using the following Classroom 2.0 LIVE! link at http://tinyurl.com/cr20live. All webinars are closed captioned.

On the Classroom 2.0 LIVE! site (http://live.classroom20.com) you’ll find the recordings and Livebinder from our recent “Accessible Digital Content for Everyone”session with Steven Anderson. Click on the Archives and Resources tab.

Classroom 2.0 LIVE Team:
Peggy George, Lorie Moffat, Tammy Moore, Paula Naugle, Steve Hargadon

Visit Classroom 2.0 at: http://www.classroom20.com/?xg_source=msg_mes_network

Sat Dec 9-Sun Dec 10 OpenSimulator Community Conference

http://conference.opensimulator.org/2017/

http://conference.opensimulator.org/2017/register-now/ (free, or freemium)

Thu Dec 14 1900 CET Globinar with Russell Stannard on Sean Banville’s other EFL sites



E4.512-2278: Sean Banville’s other EFL-materials sites
14. 12. 2017: 19:00h  20:30 CET
Russell Stannard / Host: Tilly Harrison
Access link: 
https://webconf.vc.dfn.de/othersites/
http://globinars.blogspot.de/2017/10/webinar-sean-banvilles-other-efl.html

These Globinars are organized by Jürgen Wagner

Here is the previous, constantly expanding program:

http://www.lpm.uni-sb.de/typo3/index.php?id=1258

Also to be found at: http://globinars.blogspot.de/

There will be some changes:

  • The link to the recording and the PDF of the speakers will only be sent to registered participants and both the recording and the PDF presentation will be deleted after 2 weeks.
  •  Certificates of attendance will only be sent if the registration data is COMPLETE.
  •  Participants who enter the room via a pseudonym or are not identifiable by their full names and surnames will be expelled from the room.
  •  Registration during the webinar remains possible for spontaneous participants but must be completed within 15 minutes after their entry and must be complete (including postal address of their school, university, institution, organization, company or private address).

Registration:

http://lpm.lpm.uni-sb.de/Webinar/index2.php

Remember to enter both your fisrt AND last names before entering the room.

If you haven’t registered yet, you are expected to do so at least during the first 15 minutes in the room.

Thu Dec 14 2100 UTC 3rd webinar in Designer Dialogues webcast series

Starting October 12th, join the Designer Dialogues webcast series scheduled on the second Thursday of each month at 21:00 UTC.

Live webcasts are held using the Zoom webinar platform (see connection options below). To help manage the conversation, the live meeting is capped to the first 100 attendees. The recording will be posted here after the session.

Thu Oct 12 2100 UTC Designer Dialogues webcast series begins

Archived here: http://designersforlearning.org/20171012webcast

Sat Dec 16 Flipping Out with Flipgrid with Karly Moura and Sean Fahey on Classroom 2.0

Saturday, December 16, 2017
9am PT/10am MT/11am CT/12pm ET
“Flipping Out with Flipgrid” with Karly Moura and Sean Fahey

If you haven’t caught “Flipgrid Fever” yet, I can guarantee you will have it after you see this inspiring presentation by our special guests, Karla Moura and Sean Fahey! They are passionate, inspired educators who integrate technology throughout their classrooms and lives and they are particularly enthusiastic about Flipgrid as Flipgrid Ambassadors! Flipgrid is a fantastic K-12 resource that is designed to promote open discussion among all students within your classroom. Teachers post topics, videos, or links for discussions and students respond to the prompt and to each other with short video reflections. Flipgrid is meant to provide a digital space for students to share and reflect on ideas with their teacher and with their peers. It is a video response platform where educators can have online video discussions with students or other educators. Teachers can provide feedback to students AND better yet students can provide feedback to one another. Join us to catch the Flipgrid Fever!

Webinar description: “Flipping out with Flipgrid”
Both teachers and students are flipping out over using Flipgrid. But why?
***Hint, hint ….Cause it’s AWESOME!***
Learn more about what Flipgrid is, how to use it, and ways to you can implement this incredibly versatile and awesome tool in your classroom to help give students voice and choice in their learning.

Karly Moura is an instructional coach and educational technology support teacher at Sun Terrace Elementary School in the Mount Diablo Unified School District in Concord, CA. She supports all staff with the implementation of the Common Core standards as well as with integrating technology in a 2:1 (2 students to 1 device) chromebook/ipad environment. Karly also supports all classes as they rotate through the Sun Terrace STEM lab, working with TK through 5th grade students on coding, robotics, design challenges, greenscreen projects, makerspace activities and more. You can follow and connect with Karly on Twitter at @KarlyMoura.

Sean Fahey is currently in his 6th year as a classroom teacher. After receiving his degree in Elementary Education, Sean Fahey began his teaching in a 4th grade classroom. After a few years of changing schools, Sean is a 6th grade math teacher at Throop Elementary School in his hometown of Paoli, IN. Sean is a proponent of replacing the traditional lecture, worksheet, and textbook method of delivering instruction and strives to bring unique learning experiences to his students. He believes that with the continued advancements in technology, the role of a teacher is changing and that student learning experiences can be greatly enhanced with the use of technology in the classroom. Outside of school, Sean is happily married and loves spending time with his wife Amanda and two children. You can follow and connect with Sean on Twitter at @SEANJFAHEY.

More information and session 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 EST (Time Zone Conversion) and may be accessed in Blackboard Collaborate directly using the following Classroom 2.0 LIVE! link at http://tinyurl.com/cr20live. All webinars are closed captioned.

On the Classroom 2.0 LIVE! site (http://live.classroom20.com) you’ll find the recordings and Livebinder from our recent “10 Ways to Use Buncee” session with Shannon M. Miller. Click on the Archives and Resources tab.

Classroom 2.0 LIVE Team:
Peggy George, Lorie Moffat, Tammy Moore, Paula Naugle, Steve Hargadon

Visit Classroom 2.0 at: http://www.classroom20.com/?xg_source=msg_mes_network

Thu Jan 11 2100 UTC next webinar in Designer Dialogues webcast series

The Designer Dialogues webcast series is scheduled on the second Thursday of each month at 21:00 UTC.

Live webcasts are held using the Zoom webinar platform. To help manage the conversation, the live meeting is capped to the first 100 attendees. The recording will be posted here after the session.

Sat Jan 13 1700 UTC 9th Anniversary Celebration & Open Mic: Back to the Future Classroom 2.0 Style

Saturday, January 13, 2018
“9th Anniversary Celebration & Open Mic: Back to the Future Classroom 2.0 Style.”

Happy New Year! We are energized and excited to return after our winter break with our 9th Annual Anniversary Celebration. In this first webinar of the New Year we will be celebrating our 9th Anniversary on Classroom 2.0 LIVE as well as holding an Open Mic show on a topic all of us will surely have something we can share! “Back to the Future Classroom 2.0 Style”Which tools were you using in 2009 when Classroom 2.0 LIVE first began? What has changed? How do we do these things today? What is obsolete, what’s on the horizon? Share tools, apps, stories, examples, questions. We chose this topic because we felt it was broad enough to include everyone! Join us, take the mic and share your memories, tools, apps, stories, examples, questions and advice. Paula Naugle will facilitate the conversation and we hope you’ll come prepared to share with your headset/earbuds on to take the mic and add to the conversation. We’ll have an awesome Livebinder prepared with resources and will look forward to adding your resources to the Livebinder.

We are looking forward to celebrating our Anniversary and to taking a few minutes at the beginning of the show to recognize our amazing 2017 special guest presenters, participants and Advisory Team members with a quick trip down memory lane with a few special memories! We also have some exciting raffle prizes to share with participants throughout the show. Come and join the celebration! We would especially love to have any of our 2017 special guest presenters join us to take the mic during the show to share your latest updates!

Remember to follow us on Twitter: #liveclass20

More information and session 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 EST (Time Zone Conversion) and may be accessed in Blackboard Collaborate directly using the following Classroom 2.0 LIVE! link at http://tinyurl.com/cr20live. All webinars are closed captioned.

On the Classroom 2.0 LIVE! site (http://live.classroom20.com) you’ll find the recordings and Livebinder from our recent “Flipping Out with Flipgrid” session with Karly Moura and Sean Fahey. Click on the Archives and Resources tab.

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