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21st Century Projects Turned Up a Notch Webinar

Intel Teach LIVE - April 2011 - 21st Century Projects Turned Up a Notch
Register for this Webinar -  April 26, 2011 @ 7PM Central Time

April 2011's webinar asks you to take your edtech projects up another notch.   Are you creating and implementing 21st Century projects? Do you have a teaching and learning style that promotes higher level thinking in your students?  We would love to hear about it.  Joining Vanessa and Dyane are two special guests Juan Orozco of Buda, TX, and Cindi May of Wichita, KS.  They will be sharing some wonderful ideas of how they create and implement 21st Century projects with both students and teachers.  Come be inspired!
Contribute how you have implemented projects in your school or district.  We are especially interested in links to your published projects along with a short description of the project itself and/or any tips you may have for others exploring PBL for the first time.
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The Right Tools To Do The Right Job for Anytime and Anywhere Learning

Greetings Blog Readers:

I am thrilled to share with you that Blackboard Learn 9.1 has just come out with a free portal for k12 educators and others to create up to 5 online/blended learning courses per educator.  (Thanks to Jan Wee, Holmen Technology Director for updating me on the latest release date.) The professional learning environment is the perfect segway for middle school or high school teachers to offer to their students online coursework to immerse themselves into an instructional based course led by an online facilitator. This opportunity will allow students to navigate and become comfortable with an online learning environment, and be successful with taking the next steps to take ownership into their learning outcomes.  You really need to check this out- I spent over two hours yesterday creating an online course about blended learning course for k-12 educators yesterday and am happy with my results.  Each course can only hold 500MGs, so it is wise to embed or link …