[NHDOE-ETNews] LESCN Annual Conference: Educating the 21st Century Learner

Higgins, Cathy CHiggins at ed.state.nh.us
Thu Mar 11 11:22:45 EST 2010

Educating the 21st Century Learner
April 1, 2010 
Church Landing, Inn at Mill Falls in Meredith, NH
Sponsored by the Local Educational Support Center Network (LESCN)

The second annual Educating the 21st Century Learner Conference is
coming up soon! There is limited space still available. 

The keynote speaker is Wesley Fryer. Wes is a digital learning
consultant, author, digital storyteller, educator and change agent. With
respect to school change, he describes himself as a "catalyst for
creative engagement and collaborative learning." Wesley serves as a
co-convener for the annual K-12 Online Conference and is the co-director
of the statewide Celebrate Oklahoma Voices digital storytelling project.
His blog, "Moving at the Speed of Creativity" was selected as the 2006
"Best Learning Theory Blog" by eSchoolnews and Discovery Education. He
was named an Apple Distinguished Educator in 2005. He was an elementary
classroom teacher for six years in Texas public schools before serving
as a college director of distance learning for five years. Wesley is
completing his doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction at Texas Tech
University, studying the impact of podcasting and course-casting on
student learning in higher education.

Workshops include:
Wes Fryer: "CCC in the 21C: Create, Communicate, Collaborate
Wes Fryer: "Netbooks and 1 to 1 Computing"
Paula Churchill: "Clickers in the Classroom"
Sarajean Harris & Jan Wood: "Collaborative Projects and Cross
Classrooms/School Initiatives"
Adora Svitak: "The 21st Century Learner: A student's perspective"
Steve Kossakoski: "E-Learning in the 21st Century
Tony Baldassaro: "Reassessing the Acceptable Use Policy"
Vanessa Vartabedian: "New Media Literacies"
Panel Discussion: "What Does a 21st Century Learner Look Like?"
Register at

Dr. Cathy Higgins, State Educational Technology Director
Office of Educational Technology
NH Department of Education
101 Pleasant St, Concord, NH 03301
Voice: 603-271-2453 *** Fax: 603-271-1953 
OET Website: www.nheon.org/oet
ETNews Listserv: http://maillist2.nh.gov/mailman/listinfo/nhdoe-etnews

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