Panel Discussion from #ECOO12

At the ECOO 2012 Conference, CBC Spark’s host Nora Young hosted a panel discussion featuring John Seely BrownMichael FullanDonna Fry, and Jaime Casap.  The discussion was recorded and highlights from the panel discussion appears on this week’s episode.

Listen to the entire show here or download the podcast.  Look for the panel discussion under the section titled “21st C Education“.


Ongoing Professional Learning With OTF Connects

Sometimes, it’s just nice to be able to do a little professional learning in the comfort of your home.  To that end, the Ontario Teachers’ Federation is providing a series of online webinars for Ontario educators through their OTF Connects program.

Here’s what’s offered in the immediate future.

Date Topic
November 13          Creating Critical Challenges 
November 14  Financial Literacy: A Sound Investment 
November 15  Voicethread 
November 20  Financial Literacy in the Elementary Curriculum 
November 22  Reaching Reluctant Readers and Writers Through Technology 
November 27  Critical Thinking in an iPad Classroom 
November 28  Developing a Cascading Curriculum 
November 29  Financial Literacy in the Secondary Curriculum 
December 4  Heartware in the Classroom: Using 2.0 to Connect Students Globally 
December 5  Making it Easy with Evernote 

All of the sessions require registration.  All that you need to take part is a computer and access to the internet.  A microphone is recommended so that you can share your voice with others in the session.

Complete details and registration links to these free webinars can be found here.


OTR Links 11/03/2012

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.