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2013 School Leadership Summit

On March 28, the 2013 School Leadership Summit will be taking place in Blackboard Collaborate. Keynote speakers include Michael Fullan, professor emeritus from OISE and author of Leading in a Culture of Change Yong Zhao whose work focuses on the … Continue reading

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February 5 is Safer Internet Day

Did you know that 2013 is the tenth year that Safer Internet Day is being celebrated, Here is a link to their site. The theme this year is Online Rights and Responsibilities This blog post http://eschoolblogs.org.au/blog/2013/01/24/safer-internet-day-5th-february/ gives a lot of … Continue reading

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Global Education Conference

From their website We are pleased to announce the third annual Global Education Conference, a free week-long online event bringing together educators and innovators from around the world, will be held Monday, November 12 through Friday, November 16, 2012 (Saturday, … Continue reading

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K12 Online Conference

The K12 Online Conference starts on Monday, October 15, 2012. This is the 7th year of the K12 Online Conference. It is an online virtual asynchronous (you can watch sessions any time)  conference run totally by volunteers. While it is … Continue reading

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Library 2.012 Virtual Conference

October 3 – 5, 2012 This free conference is being held online, in multiple time zones, over the course of two days (three actual calendar days when including all time zones). For general information. For a complete schedule (in EDT), … Continue reading

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Web Events at LEARN

LEARN is starting a new initiative: web events. You can learn more about them here. Sylwia Bielec will be presenting Blogging in the Literacy Classroom, will take place on October 15 from 8:00 – 9:00 pm in Zenlive. You can … Continue reading

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For Some Inspiration

I get links to all kinds of information through my PLN (personal learning network) on Twitter and on Facebook. That’s how I happened upon a blog post by Jonathan E. Martin. He shared “18+ Videos Suggested for Back to School … Continue reading

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Learning Opportunities: Learning 2.0 Virtual Conference

Do you want to start your year with some inspiration? The Learning 2.0 Virtual Conference takes place from August 20-24. All you need is a computer, an internet connection and some time to participate. From their web site – keynotes … Continue reading

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How to Create Social Media Guidelines for Your School

Edutopia, in conjunction with Facebook, has just produced some wonderful resources for creating social media guidelines for your school. It sets out a step-by-step approach with questions for reflection as well as resources to help the school team think about … Continue reading

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Google Search Education

With information exploding every day, it is important to develop good search skills to find what you really need. Google has set up a site to help students develop these skills. There are lesson plans to help teach picking the … Continue reading

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