Friday, September 24, 2010

Free Webinar by ISTE - Please note a discussion on project-based learning in the digital age. Enjoy!

Dear ISTE Friends:

This month, ISTE SIGMS is hosting a very special event for our inaugural webinar of the school year.  “Meet the ISTE Authors” will bring to you the authors of three popular and well-known ISTE publications.  James Lerman, author of Retool Your Schools: The Educator’s Essential Guide to Google’s Free Power Apps will highlight the most powerful Google tools to impact teaching and learning in your schools.  Christopher Shamburg, the author of Student-Powered Podcasting: Teaching for 21st Century Literacy will provide practical tips and examples of student-created podcasts that are directly tied to instruction.  The authors of Reinventing Project-Based Learning: Your Field Guide to Real-World Projects in the Digital Age, Suzie Boss and Jane Krauss, will bring to you a wealth of ideas for PBL projects that you can successfully implement with your students.

Jumpstart your school year with fresh ideas that will engage and energize your students!  This webinar will take place on Tuesday, Sept 28th at 8pm ET/7pm CT/6pm MT/5pm PT.  See http://sigms.iste.wikispaces.net/bookwebinar for more information and the link to log onto the webinar.  All educators, librarians, and administrators are welcome to this free webinar, so please forward this invitation to other listservs.

Thanks!

Lisa E. Perez
Chicago Public Schools Dept of Libraries
Area Library Coordinator (HS)
CPS Professional Librarian
Medill Training Center
1326 W. 14th Pl, Rm 216
Chicago, Illinois  60608
773-553-6212 (ph), 773-553-6211 (fax)
ISTE Media Specialists SIG Chair (SIGMS)

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