Monday, October 25, 2010

Thursday Live in Elluminate with Clarence Fisher - Teaching and Learning in a Networked World the

Join me Thursday, October 28th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Clarence Fisher.  Winner one of Canada’s highest teaching awards, the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching, Clarence has been called "one of the ...master teachers of the twenty-first century" (by Dean Shareski, no less!).

Date: Thursday, October 28th, 2010
Time: 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am (next day) GMT (international times here)
Duration: 1 hour
Location: In Elluminate. Log in at http://tr.im/futureofed. The Elluminate room will be open up to 30 minutes before the event if you want to come in early. To make sure that your computer is configured for Elluminate, please visit http://www.elluminate.com/support. Recordings of the session will be posted within a day of the event at the event page.
Event and Recording Pagehttp://www.learncentral.org/event/113740

Clarence Fisher in His Own Words:

First and most important of all, I am a teacher. I have been teaching for sixteen years and I learn something every day.

I teach full time and enjoy being involved with research to improve what we do in our classrooms. I am involved with efforts to redefine literacy and what it means to be literate in our twenty-first century, technologically advanced society.

I write articles, give presentations, and think about classrooms 2.0 and the possibilities for learning.

My classroom has been featured in several articles in Middle School Journal, Technology and Learning, and in the recent book New Literacies in Action. I have also been featured on CBC, CNET, and MSN.

I have been honoured to win one of Canada’s highest teaching awards; the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching. I have also been named an Outstanding Middle Years Educator in my province, as well as winning several other awards for the innovative integration of technology into everyday classroom life.

I live in a small rural community and think geography is irrelevent on our hyperconnected globe. This leads to the tagline of my blog: “Even From Here.”

Blog: Remote Access

email: glassbeed@gmail.com

Skype: glassbeed

delicious bookmarks: cfisher

Personal flickr page: glassbeednorth

Twitter: glassbeed

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