It’s time to sign up for ISTE workshops! (Denver, June 27-30).
I hope you are planning to attend the ISTE conference this year, as there is a great line up of videoconference related content (both standards based videoconferencing and Skype videoconferencing). In addition, on Wednesday from 9 am to 1 pm there will be a SIG IVC playground that is bound to be an interactive, fun, and awesome experience, led by VC Rox and a team of talented and passionate videoconferencing educators.
There are two workshops that you don’t want to miss by award winning presenters. Perfect for integrating Skype or standards-based videoconferencing into your curriculum.
A Novel Hour: Extend Reading with Wikis, Skype, and Videoconferencing
Sunday, 6/27/2010, 8:30am–11:30am
Roxanne Glaser, Content Director of Whirlidurb, with Christina Hum and Rich Hum
Discover how to use wikis, Skype, and videoconferencing to create highly engaging learning environments for intermediate and middle school learners. Read more…
About the Presenter:
Roxanne Glaser has presented at regional and state conferences in Texas, NECC 2008,and Elevate 2008 in Alberta, Canada. She was awarded the Excellence in Education Technology Award from COSI Columbus in May 2007 and the Don Foshee Memorial Grant Award from the Texas Distance Learning Association in May 2007 and 2008.
Glaser won two National Distance Learning Week Awards one for MysteryGuest Showcase for her work in staff development and one for Monster Match 2007 for best collaborative project. Texas Twisted Weather (www.texastwistedweather.com) was awarded second place in the 2009 SIG TEL Award.
Designing Quality Interactive Classroom Projects for Desktop or Room Videoconferencing
Monday, 6/28/2010, 12:30pm–7:30pm (an hour break included for dinner)
Janine Lim, Berrien RESA
Design your own videoconference projects using proven research-based instructional strategies. Engage your students in solving mysteries, sharing math and science problems, and more. Read more….
About the Presenter:
Janine Lim has been coordinating videoconferencing for 22 school districts in southwest Michigan since 1999, where her schools create and participate in over 300 projects a year. One of the co-founders of TWICE, Janine has spearheaded popular projects such as Read Around the Planet. Janine teaches two popular online class for using videoconferencing which have attracted participants from all over the world. Committed to promoting quality VC educational experiences, Janine writes a regular blog sharing experiences, curriculum thoughts, new resources, and technology comments related to K12 videoconferencing.
Lim won 2010 MACUL Educator of the Year, and USDLA 2008 Outstanding Leader in Distance Learning. Her videoconference program at Berrien RESA won the Computerworld Honors Program Laureate 2009; and her blog was nominated Best Resource Sharing Blog in 2008.
Register now for both of these workshops! Sign up before May 1 to ensure these workshops happen!