[Itech] Fwd: eTech Ohio Free Webinars During the Month of May
franklit at ohio.edu
Tue Apr 20 16:38:31 EDT 2010
You might be interested in these -- and the recording will be online after
the event in case you are teaching at this time.
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From: eTech Ohio <DoNotReply at etech.ohio.gov>
Date: Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 4:21 PM
Subject: eTech Ohio Free Webinars During the Month of May
To: franklit at ohio.edu
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*eTech Ohio Free Webinars*
Each week during the month of May, eTech Ohio presents quick and meaningful
professional development during your lunch hour. Each webinar is designed to
be an interactive, engaging, learning experience with stated objectives for
*No advance registration required!* But seating is limited, please be sure
to login. Webinars will be posted online after the series is complete. All
session times listed are Eastern Standard Time.
1. To view the hardware and software pre-requisites for Elluminate Live!
please visit: www.elluminate.com/support.
2. Institution firewalls: Port 2187 and/or Port 80 must be open to have
access to these webinars.
3. To participate, a headset /w microphone is recommended (although not
*Webinar Schedule* *Tuesday, May 4th | 12:00pm - 1:00pm*
*Peter Sheahan, author and Phill Nosworthy of Beyond Chalk*
Peter has spent a decade teaching organizations how to flip their thinking
and find opportunity where others cannot. In addition to authoring six
books, including the best-sellers Generation Y and Flip, Peter has
established himself as a highly successful entrepreneur with his
international thought-leadership practice and as the CEO of the Centre for
Skills Development (CSD). The CSD specializes in large scale social change
projects for clients such as Apple and IBM.
Phill has worked in the student and education sphere since finalizing his
studies. As program manager and facilitator of the Sydney-based program,
Beyond Chalk, he has spoken to thousands of teachers in hundreds of sessions
on using technology in the classroom. Phill is passionate about assisting
educators in meeting the needs of today's students, and seeing them flourish
to their massive potential. Phill specializes in the attitudinal shifts
necessary for the adoption of technology in the classroom and will help you
and your teams get excited about the increase in student engagement and
massive learning outcomes that are possible.
*Tuesday, May 11th | 11:00am - 12:00pm*
*Personal Learning Networks*
*Will Richardson, author*
Will is the self-titled "Learner in Chief" at Connective Learning and the
author of Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and Other Powerful Web Tools for
Classrooms. A sought-after speaker, Will provides presentations on these
technologies and to teach and train educators how to use them effectively in
the classroom. He is a national advisory board member for the George Lucas
Education Foundation, writes a quarterly column called "Web 2.0" for
District Administration magazine, and is a regular contributor to journals
such as Educational Leadership, Edutopia, English Journal and others.
*Tuesday, May 18th | 12:00pm - 1:00pm*
*21st Century Readiness for Every Student*
*Ken Kay, president, The 21st Century Skills Partnership*
Ken Kay has spent the past 25 years bringing together the education,
business and policy communities to improve U.S. competitiveness. Ken serves
as president of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills , the nation's
leading advocacy organization focused on infusing 21st century skills into
education and preparing every child to succeed in the new global economy. He
also serves as the CEO and co-founder of e-Luminate Group, an education
consulting firm. Throughout his career, Ken has been a major voice and
premier coalition builder on competitiveness issues in education and
industry - particularly policies and practices that support innovation and
technology leadership. As executive director of the CEO Forum on Education
and Technology, he led the development of the StaR Chart (School Technology
& Readiness Guide), used by schools across the country to make better use of
technology in K-12 classrooms. A lawyer and nationally recognized coalition
builder, Ken also facilitated initiatives by universities and technology
leaders to advance research and development policy and by computer industry
CEOs to advance U.S. trade and technology policy.
*Tuesday, May 25th | 11:00am - 12:00pm*
*It's about the achievement! Using assessment tools and data to improve
*Tim Dugan, Director of School Improvement, Princeton City Schools,
Tim Dugan is a 31-year veteran of education in the state of Ohio. As a
former teacher of the year in American History (2001) and finalist for Ohio
Technology Teacher of the Year (2005), Tim combines a career in both the
classroom and as an end user of technology. In 2004, he was selected as one
of five national teacher advisors for Cable in the Classroom. In addition,
he has published extensively in both print and online for various
publications. Upon completing 28 years in the classroom, Tim became the
Director of Technology and Information Services for the Princeton City
Schools and now serves as their Director of School Improvement and
Assessment. His current work involves providing guidance to 11 building
principals and staff on the use of data to improve achievement.
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