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Research, Explore, and Create Anywhere with Global Collaboration

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A webinar with Dyane Smokorowski, KS STOY 2013

September 30th, 8-9:00PM EST


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We often hear of small the world really is, but did you know that it's easier than ever for students investigate Earth's cultures and wonders with just a few simple tools, a sense of curiosity and adventure, and the right teacher digital network?  In this session we will explore how to connect your students to experts, museums, National Parks, zoos and even other classrooms around the globe through video conferencing tools.  We will also examine globally connected classrooms that are taking the Common Core's concepts of curiosity, critical thinking, creating, and collaborating beyond the final frontier.  Be prepared to take your imagination on an incredible journey as you develop opportunities for your own students in this webinar.
Dyane Smokorowski is the 2013 Kansas Teacher of the Year and is currently serving as an Instructional Technology Coach in the Andover Public schools providing professional development for teachers grades PreK-12 on the use effective technology integration, project-based learning, and global collaboration. Mrs. Smoke, as she’s known to her students, believes in a project-based, student centered classroom that helps students build skills in communication, planning, research and project implementation. As an innovative technology leader, Dyane provides professional development on project based learning strategies with enhanced technology integration and co-hosts the weekly EdTech Chat ‘N Chew Podcast. In 2009, Dyane was recognized on the national level as a Top 20 to Watch Educational Technology Leader from the National School Boards Association for her innovative solutions to support high-quality, 21st century instruction in classrooms both locally and globally.

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