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- Thursday, March 5th at 2pm NMC On the Horizon > Open Licensing: What It Is, Why Do It, Join the NMC and our panel of experts on Thursday, March 5th at 11am PT / 1pm CT / 2pm ET (check for local time). This one-hour session will be held in the Google+ On Air platform and broadcasted live on YouTube. Participation is free for all attendees. Are you at a museum or do you have a gallery, library, archive, or museum on your campus? If you do, please forward this along to anyone that might find this event beneficial. In this one-hour discussion, a panel of experts will explore the variety of ways that cultural institutions such as galleries, libraries, archives, and museums (GLAMs) can apply open licensing to their collections, as well as how this type of licensing benefits both institutions and their audiences. The conversation will also introduce attendees to open licensing models and will articulate the potential benefits and challenges for implementing open licensing at institutions of all sizes. Register Here.
- Saturday, March 7th at 12pm CR20 LIVE Weekly Show: Livebinders for Librarians with the S.U.P.E.R. Librarian Team, Classroom 2.0 LIVE is an opportunity to gather with other member of the community in regular "live" web meetings. Details to join the webinar at http://live.classroom20.com. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20.
- Sunday, March 8th at 7pm TechEducator Podcast - Microsoft: Sway featuring David Alexander, More information here.
- Monday, March 9th at 8pm TL Virtual Cafe - #TLChat LIVE!, Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat. Follow #TLChat on Twitter to participate.
- Saturday, March 14th at 12pm CR20 LIVE Weekly Show - Featured Teacher: Avra Robinson, Classroom 2.0 LIVE is an opportunity to gather with other member of the community in regular "live" web meetings. Details to join the webinar at http://live.classroom20.com. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20.
- Sunday, March 15th at 7pm TechEducator Podcast - Microsoft: Xbox and Minecraft, More information here.
- Monday, March 16th at 8pm TL News Night LIVE!, Going LIVE on the 3rd Monday of each Month! View here LIVE at 8pm ET. This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts. Did we mention it was LIVE?
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Library 2.015 Spring Summit
The technology landscape changes rapidly, and these changes have economic, social, and ethical significance for individuals, organizations, and the entire world. The Emerging Future: Technology and Learning brings focus to the planning skills that are needed, the issues that are involved, and the current trends as we explore the potential impact of technological innovations. These interactive sessions on future technology trends will present key issues faced by information professionals and educators. A goal of the Spring Summit is to provide a forum to discuss ways to prepare for your personal and organization’s future. Register today at http://library2015spring.eventbrite.com/?aff=newsletter.
2015 ISTE Unplugged Events, June 26th - July 1st
Thanks to our generous friends at ISTE.org, our NINTH annual set of extra-curricular events at the ISTE conference this year will launch on the Friday before ISTE (June 26th) with an all-day open Maker Day--expect lots of table, activities, and fun for all ages, geared toward education. Saturday's all-day unconference features special guest Audrey Watters again this year, and huge shout-out to this year's unconference and evening party sponsor, StudyBlue and Shutterfly. Sunday is our fourth annual Global Education Summit, a three-hour event + connecting party you don't want to miss. The Bloggers' Cafe will be open Friday - Wednesday, and we're really hoping to add an education slam poetry event still. Stay tuned for all events at http://www.ISTEunplugged.com, which also has Facebook event links for each activity.
Next Vista's Annual Service via Video
Next Vista's annual Service via Video contest winds down on March 27th, and they invite any telling the stories of those who make a difference in their communities to enter. We are asking you to inspire others by telling stories of service using digital video. Additionally, videos that are three minutes or less will be included in a contest in which videos chosen as finalists will earn a charitable donation to the charity highlighted in each video. For more information, visit http://www.nextvista.org/projects/serviceviavideo/info.phtml.
The Institute for Humane Education (IHE) is a nonprofit educational organization headquartered in Surry, Maine. Founded in 1996, it offers graduate degree programs, online courses, workshops, summer institutes and an award-winning online resource center. Humane education approaches human rights, environmental preservation and animal protection as interconnected global issues. Through IHE programs, students and participants gain the knowledge, tools and motivation to become “solutionaries” for a healthy, peaceful and sustainable world for all people, animals and the planet. More information at http://humaneeducation.org/.
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