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Upcoming Spotlight Sessions

Access to FREE Professional Development … From Your Computer

Interact with experts in the fields of collaborative learning, educational trends, distance learning, and technology. CILC’s live Spotlight Sessions are:

  • available to those registered on www.cilc.org. To register is free.
  • presented in a webinar format. What is a Webinar?
  • On Demand and accessible to those with Premium Service to make your experience more than a one time event!

Upcoming Session – Register Early!

Jason Ohler

Title: Trends that Bend: Technological Trajectories That Will Change Everything
Jason Ohler
Date & Time: April 30, 2014, 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Registration Deadline: April 29, 2014

Are you looking for technological answers? Join CILC and Jason Ohler for this upcoming webinar for Trends That Bend: Technological Trajectories That Will Change Everything.

Jason Ohler, a 2013 ISTE Spotlight presenter (who will be presenting virtually at ISTE 2014) will share his insights on those technological trends that bend . . .Big Data, Augmented Reality, Semantic Web (webs 3 and 4), xTreme BYOD and Transmedia Storytelling in this 60 minute webinar.

According to Jason, our current technological trajectory promises unfathomable, roller coaster innovations with no braking system! THIS both excites and scares us! Above all, it changes us.

This session considers at least five of the major technological trends that are just cresting and making their way into the educational arena: big data, augmented reality, the semantic web (webs 3 and 4), xtreme byod and transmedia storytelling. Jason leads us through examining what they are, where they came from and where they are going. In particular, Jason explores how they will shape the nature of teaching and learning.

Dr. Jason Ohler, educational professor and recipient of numerous awards, is a lover of education and a supporter of student learning, especially if it involves technology! Jason supports the use of technology to improve and enhance student learning . . .no matter what the age of the student. Explore his accomplishments and projects on his website at JasonOhler.com

Join us for this live webinar on April 30th at 4:00 pm.

Register Now!

Dr. Howie DiBlasi

Title: Give Kids the World: 7 Tools & Projects for Global Communication
Dr. Howie DiBlasi
Date & Time: May 7, 2014, 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Registration Deadline: May 6, 2014

Join the energetic, technology evangelist and CILC Pinnacle Award Winner, Howie DiBlasi, in this professional development opportunity, exclusively for CILC members! Howie will lead educators through the use of tools and projects that support students for global communication in this 60 minute webinar.

Today's students and tomorrow's citizens must have collaborative skills and be global communicators. Classrooms must make global learning a priority. Students need to participate in project-based activities that provide knowledge of other cultures around the world that will lead students to understanding, compassion and empathy.

Join this webinar to discover global activities and engaging projects that involve real-world applications and service learning opportunities.

As an experienced classroom teacher for 20 years, 10 years as a computer business owner, and 15 years as a C.I.O. (Chief Information Officer), Howie brings the understanding of the business and the educational worlds together. Howie is a self-proclaimed zealot when it comes to his passion for 21st Century Learning. He is the retired CIO of Durango, Colorado Schools and was recognized as "Vocational Teacher of the Year" for the State of Arizona and was nominated as a finalist in the "Top Secondary Leaders in America" as well as being featured in several magazines as " A CIO that really thinks outside the box". What a great opportunity to pick up tips, hints and ideas for the 2014-2015 school year!

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Purchase CILC Premium Service today for access to all On Demand Spotlights!

For more information and to suggest topics and speakers for future spotlight sessions, contact Tonia Carriger at 317-231-6526.

What Others are Saying
"Thank you for sponsoring the webinar. It was extremely beneficial!"
Participant from Dr. Kimberly Tyson's session No Tears for Tiers: The Common Core Tiered Vocabulary Made Simple

"Thank you for such an informative webinar, my fellow teachers and I were "newbies" to the online seminar idea and are hooked!"
Participant from David Gordon's session: Meeting the Needs of Children with Chronic Health Conditions-In and Out of the Hospital

"The best intro to vc course on the planet."
Participant from Doug Meyer's session: Tips for Integrating Videoconferencing into your Classroom: An Introduction

“Great ideas and resources I will implement. Usually webinars seem too long. I wish this one could have kept going.”
Participant from Wes Fryer’s Spotlight Session on Quick Victories for Blended Learning

“It gave me some ideas on making the learning authentic/providing hooks. I struggle for ideas on how to do that, but gained some valuable ideas from the presentation to help move me forward in this area.”
Participant from Bev Mattocks and Monica Cougan’s Spotlight session on Student Engagement: Real World Projects – Rich in 21st Century Skills

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