Presenter: Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano
How To Connect: https://sas.elluminate.com/m. jnlp?sid=2008350&password=M. 045261E341AD318850AE8CD932AF9F
Description: Are you still teaching in isolation or at best parallel to your students’ other teachers? How do you take your lesson plans, connect them to 21st century skills, infuse new literacies and get students motivated and engaged for their present and future? Join us for a conversation about upgrading lessons and units that extend your classroom to connect to and collaborate with other subject areas, grade levels, peers and experts from around the world.
Presenter Bio: Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano was born in Germany, raised in Argentina and currently lives in the United States. She holds a a Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish with a Minor in International Studies and a Masters in Education with an emphasis in Instructional Technology. She has worked as a World Language teacher, Technology Integration Facilitator and 21st Century Learning Specialist.
Her passions include globally connected learning, technology integration, 21st Century skills and literacies, as well as digital storytelling.
from Melissa Johnston via the aaslforum list-serv:
Posting on behalf of Dr. Nancy Everhart and Dr. Marcia Mardis. Please excuse cross postings.
We are gathering information from school librarians on how they are integrating technology in their schools. We hope this research will help to further define the role of the school librarian in technology integration efforts. Now is your chance to express your opinion!
The survey will only take about 15 minutes to complete. Your participation in this study is completely voluntary and there are no foreseeable risks associated with this project. However, if you feel uncomfortable answering any questions, you can stop answering questions on the survey at any point without being penalized.
If you agree to participate in the study, you will be entered into a drawing for a $100 Amazon.com gift card. If you decide NOT to participate in this study, you will NOT be penalized. Research staff will only use your name and address (if provided by you) to send you additional information or for the drawing for a $100 Amazon gift card, if you indicate you are willing.
If you would like to participate in this research project, the survey can be accessed at http://palm.pnmi.com/. Please complete the survey by December 1, 2010. We are sending this to a number of lists. Please excuse the cross posting. Thank you for your help.
Nancy Everhart, Director, PALM Center
Marcia Mardis, Associate Director, PALM Center
Buffy Hamilton, Ed.S.
Creekview High School
GLMA Communications Chair