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<p class=MsoPlainText><b><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>NML
Skills: Performance, Play and Identity<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>Thursday,
May 13th&nbsp; 7-8:30PM EST<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><b><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><b><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>The&nbsp;New
Media Literacies Webinar Series</span></b><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>&nbsp;continues
to explore how we might best equip young people with the social skills and
cultural competencies required to become full participants in an emergent media
landscape through our 4th in a series of monthly webinars focused on K-12
education. <a
href="https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/launch/meeting.jnlpsid=voffice&amp;password=M.0D40B502DA193CDA7C5579F7D8173A">Join
the next NML webinar using this</a> link next Thursday evening at 7pm.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>Taking
the discussion beyond gaming to look at the critical nature of performance and
play in both online and offline learning, Erin Reilly, NML Research Director,
will lead a discussion examining the ways these skills can be employed across
curricula and grade level, and specifically how they lend themselves to
exploration through 'identity'.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>We
will&nbsp;play together as a group through a participatory, educator-led
activity using these skills in action. Each of the NML webinars is designed for
participants to:<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span
style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>1.<span
style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]><span
style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>Explore selected skills needed for
full engagement in today's participatory culture as outlined in the white paper
<i>Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the
21st Century</i>&nbsp;(Henry Jenkins et al., 2006)<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span
style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>2.<span
style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]><span
style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>Encourage discussion around the three
core challenges identified in this research: the participation gap, the
transparency problem and the ethics challenge.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>The
series is developed by NML staff and researchers in conjunction with cutting
edge educators, including an NML Early Adopters Group of six New Hampshire
teachers representing schools in Keene, Deerfield, Litchfield, Pittsfield,
Barrington, and Somersworth. (Come join the webinar to see who these
adventurous educators are!) <o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>Each of
the eight sessions (see full schedule below) features expert guest speakers,
interactive tools and resources for educators to explore and take away, as well
as time for brainstorming practical implementation of these concepts in
practice. Follow-up discussions and live chat sessions will take place on
subsequent Tuesdays via the NML Ning community at <a
href="http://projectnml.ning.com">http://projectnml.ning.com</a> (free
registration in this online ning community). <o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><span
style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><span
style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>Regards,<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><span
style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>Cathy<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><span
style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>------------------------<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><span
style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>Dr. Cathy Higgins,
State Educational Technology Director<br>
Office of Educational Technology<br>
NH Department of Education<br>
101 Pleasant St, Concord, NH 03301<br>
Voice: 603-271-2453 *** Fax: 603-271-1953 <br>
OET Website: <a href="http://www.nheon.org/oet"><span style='color:windowtext'>www.nheon.org/oet</span></a><br>
ETNews Listserv: <a href="http://maillist2.nh.gov/mailman/listinfo/nhdoe-etnews"><span
style='color:windowtext'>http://maillist2.nh.gov/mailman/listinfo/nhdoe-etnews</span></a><o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>Here’s
the direct link to the webinar: <o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><a
href="https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/launch/meeting.jnlpsid=voffice&amp;password=M.0D40B502DA193CDA7C5579F7D8173A">https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/launch/meeting.jnlpsid=voffice&amp;password=M.0D40B502DA193CDA7C5579F7D8173A</a>
<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><b><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>8-part
NML Web Seminar Series<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>Each
webinar introduces an NML skill (or two) and provides opportunity to explore
and discuss. A few days later, an online follow up chat is held. Although it's
helpful to participate in the webinar, if you miss it, you can still join the
chat.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>All
Webinars are scheduled for 7-8:30 PM EST<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>All Chats
are scheduled for 5-6 PM EST<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>2/11/10 -
Judgment and Appropriation <br>
with a focus on Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons (chat on 2/16)<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>3/18/10 -
Networking and Negotiation in a Global Media Landscape (chat on 3/23)<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>4/15/10 -
Collective Intelligence: combining expertise toward shared learning (chat on
4/20)<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>5/13/10 -
Performance / Play (chat on 5/18)<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>6/10/10
-  Transmedia Navigation (chat on 6/15)<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>7/15/10 -
Distributed Cognition (chat on 7/20)<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>8/12/10 -
Simulation / Visualization (chat on 8/17)<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>9/16/10 -
Multitasking (chat on 9/21)<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

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