Monday, February 09, 2015

Events Newsletter - Reinventing Education Speakers - New Library 2.0 Webinars - Starting to Homeschool Series

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Two Week Calendar

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Special Event

Reinventing Education

Learning Revolution Events

Library 2.0 Webinar Series, February 23rd, 2015 at 12pm US Pacific / 3pm US Eastern

Richard Hulser on "Negotiations and Partnerships with Information Content and Services Providers: How to make the most out of what you have and get what you need" Higher expectations from users, limited resources, and a changing landscape of information content and services providers present challenges to today's information professionals. Whether you are an experienced professional or just starting out, learn about strategies, tips and techniques to help you get what you need with the resources you have from an experienced librarian who has also been a vendor. Free Registration

More information about the Library 2.0 Webinar Series at http://library20.com/webinar.


OZeLive 2015, February 27th - March 1st, 2015

We know that Australian Educators in our networks are keen to share their innovative ideas and projects with the world. We welcome all connected educators to join us for our second OZeLive conference.


Reinventing Education in Asheville, NC, February 27th - March 1st, 2015

"The best way to predict the future is to invent it." -Alan Kay. Join us for this two-day opportunity to connect and collaborate with colleagues from the school, library, museum, and home learning worlds--and anyone interested in reinventing how we think about and facilitate learning. This event combines the unconference format of Steve Hargadon's Learning Revolution events with Matt Murrie's better-than-TED "What If...?360" format of short talks and action collaboration. We hope you will join us for an engaging, dialog-filled, highly-participatory retreat with lots of opportunities for deep-dive conversations. PLUS< we've just announced the first set of speakers for the day, see the link below!


Starting to Homeschool Webinar Series

Starting to Homeschool
http://www.startingtohomeschool.com

Partner Announcement: ISTE's Verizon Mobile Learning Academy (VMLA)

The goal of ISTE and our partnership with the Verizon Foundation is to help educators and district leaders effectively plan for their mobile learning initiatives. With support from the Verizon Foundation, and in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University, we are achieving this goal through the Verizon Mobile Learning Academy (VMLA) Program. The VMLA Program will provide a free 10-weeks online professional learning program to 100 school/district teams from across the United States. ISTE understands that planning for a mobile learning initiative is a challenging task that involves many stakeholder decisions. The VMLA engages key educational stakeholders, working together to make improvements through synergizing resources, increasing motivation, and gaining new knowledge, skills, and competences around mobile learning. Educators can learn more and school teams can apply to participate at http://www.iste.org/vmla.

Partner Announcement: AERO's 2015 Annual Conference, May 20th - 24th, 2015 in New York

We feel that this is the time for the education revolution, to empower all students, to make learner-centered education possible everywhere. This year we will again have keynotes and presentations that are connected to our mission "to help create an education revolution to make learner-centered education available to everyone." As always, we will have many workshops that explore and demonstrate effective programs in educational alternatives. This includes any learner-centered approach, such as home education, Montessori education, Waldorf education, democratic Education, progressive education, charter schools, magnet schools, etc. AERO networks all forms of learner-centered educational alternatives. The AERO conference is unlike any other conference you are likely to attend in the USA. Many attendees have described the conference as "life-changing," so you won't want to miss it! More information at http://www.educationrevolution.org/store/conference/.

Partner Spotlight

Roots & Shoots

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots is the youth-led community action and learning program of the Jane Goodall Institute. The program builds on the legacy and vision of Dr. Jane Goodall to place the power and responsibility for creating community-based solutions to big challenges in the hands of the young people. Through the program, young people map their community to identify specific challenges their neighborhoods face. From there, they prioritize the problems, develop a plan for a solution, and take action. More information at http://www.rootsandshoots.org/.

Interested in becoming a Learning Revolution Partner? Please fill out a Partner Application today.

Final Notes

See you online!

Steve
Steve Hargadon
www.stevehargadon.com

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