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Gaming in Ed | September 15 - 18


Connected Librarian Day | October 7


Library 2.014 | October 8 - 9


Global Education Conference V | November 17 - 21

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The Learning Revolution Project holds online and physical learning events, and highlights professional development opportunities from a network of 200 partners in the learning professions. The great majority of these events are free to attend.

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping when, where, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning. As the boundaries of these learning worlds increasingly overlap, we believe these conversations will be critical to framing and preparing for the learning revolution starting to take place.


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Gaming in Ed Keynotes - September 15th - 18th, 2014

Free and Partner Events Calendar


Events in this calendar are shown in Eastern Time (US). A full list of the partner organizations sharing their events in this calendar is HERE.

Weekly Updates

  • Gaming in Ed Online Conference. Our first-ever, free, and online "Gaming in Education" conference started this week with special keynote speakers and pre-conference sessions on Monday and Tuesday (recorded for your viewing pleasure) and continues tonight, Wednesday evening (US time). Then tomorrow, Thursday, is a great full day of more keynotes and sessions. Check our the full schedule in your own time zone here. More information and signup at http://www.GaminginEd.com
  • Connected Librarian Day 2.014. We're excited to announce a special Library 2.014 preconference event for K-12 and teacher librarians (and their fans), Connected Librarian Day on Tuesday October 7th from 3:30pm - 10pm US Eastern. This is an open, online, and free event sponsored by Follett and the Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries (CISSL) at Rutgers. Our schedule is shaping up, with special presentations from Judy O'Connell, Michelle Luhtala, Patrice Bryan, Darcy Coffta, Matthew Winner, Sherry Gick, Jennifer LaGarde, Britten Follett, Ross Todd, Shannon Miller, and our preconference co-chair, Joyce Valenza. Check out http://connectedlibrarians.com/ for more information, and be sure to share with the librarians in your schools!
  • Volunteer at Library 2.014. Volunteering at an online conference is a great way to get connected with other professionals around the world. We've recently announced the call for volunteers for our fourth annual Library 2.014 conference, and are looking forward to working with so many of you over the two day conference. Big thanks and a special shout out to our Library 2.0 Volunteer Coordinator, Debbie Faires from the SJSU iSchool! Please be sure to check out and join the volunteer group and sign up soon for volunteer times. Thank you, in advance, for your continued support of our free events!
  • Student Entrepreneurship. We've set up a new student entrepreneurship portal at StudentEnrepreneurship.com that provides quick access to the free HPLIFE interactive classes for students to learn business skills, and gives you a chance to sign up for information about the free online conference on student entrepreneurship we plan to hold in 2015. (Teachers, you can take the free classes as well!)
  • NMC Virtual Symposium on the Future of Museums Archived. Did you miss the NMC Virtual Symposium on the Future of Museums? We have good news to share -- the video recordings from the event are now available in a special playlist on the NMC YouTube channel! Click here to view this great series of special speakers and panels discussing the future of museums. Thanks to our friends at NMC for sharing this great resource!

Previous weeks' updates can be found in our archive here.

This Week's Featured Recordings

Dan Zanes from the Global Education Conference - on "Communal Music-Making: What I've Learned So Far"

Zanes
http://youtu.be/8ZpxIjCAbKM


Joe Rigby from the Future of Museums Conference - on "Virtual Museums in a Multi-Participant Online Platform"

Rigby
http://youtu.be/ifzSNifZWYY


Raymond Pun from the Future of Museums Conference - on "Museums Without Walls: Delivering Virtual Museum Talks as an Outreach Program"

Pun
http://youtu.be/rAb5Jdlob60

For a complete list of Featured Videos, see the archive.

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