Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Live in Elluminate Thursday with Sharon Peters and Noble Kelly on "Education Beyond Borders"

Date: Thursday, March 11th, 2010
Time: 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 1am (next day) GMT (international times here)
Duration: 1 hour
Location: In Elluminate. Log in at 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 Recordings of the session will be posted within a day of the event at the event page.
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Join me on Thursday evening as I talk with Sharon Peters and Noble Kelly about "Education Beyond Borders."  

Sharon Peters (M.A. Ed. Tech.) is the director of technology at Hebrew Academy in Montreal, Canada. In ’08 and '09, she led teams who facilitated professional dev. workshops with the non-profit NGO Education Beyond Borders (formerly Teachers Without Borders Canada) to educators in South Africa and rural Kenya. Her students have participated in award-winning collaborative projects with other classes around the world.

Mr. Noble Kelly is a High School Educator of 18 years. He has taught computer science, information technology, math, business courses. Mr. Kelly has a Post Baccalaureate in Educational Technology. He has worked as a teacher mentor and trainer for the Simon Fraser University Educational Technology Post Baccalaureate program and currently facilitates workshops to teachers as part of his role as a member of the Peace and Global Education action group for the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation. He has volunteered in South Africa since 2005 with schools and orphanages. He is presently on educational leave devoting this time to establishing Education Beyond Borders and making it his life’s work.

Education Beyond Borders is a non-profit NGO devoted to closing the education divide through teacher professional development and community education. We are focused on advancing and supporting the movement for educators and advocates for education to do our part in supporting our colleagues and their students in disadvantaged regions here at home and around the world.

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