CoLearning FREE Webinar Series: Learning and Teaching for 21st Century Skills with Becky Russell and Phil Goerner

Posted by on September 22, 2012 in Events, News, Professional Development | Comments Off on CoLearning FREE Webinar Series: Learning and Teaching for 21st Century Skills with Becky Russell and Phil Goerner

CoLearning October 15th Webinar: Learning and Teaching for 21st Century Skills

Join CoLearning Monday, October 15, at 3:30 p.m. (Mountain Time) for a conversation about learning and teaching for 21st century skills. The webinar will be conducted in the CoLearning Network space on AdobeConnect.  Becky Russell (senior library consultant for CDE) and Phil Goerner (media/information specialist for Silver Creek High School in St. Vrain SD) will lead the conversation.

This interactive webinar will explore the transformative potential of the 21st century skills incorporated into the new Colorado Academic Standards. Becky and Phil will guide participation in — and reflection on — a series of questions and activities that connect how we learn to what we learn. The will also share stories from the ongoing professional collaboration at Silver Creek HS that is leveraging the collective expertise of teachers to ensure that students are prepared for learning, work, and citizenship in the 21st century.

Topics the webinar will explore include:

  • Meaningful integration of 21st century skills in the Colorado standards;
  • Developing a collaborative environment among staff as a foundation for student-collaborative learning;
  • 21st century skills;
  • Using school learning to foster lifelong learning.

Join the free webinar at http://connect.enetcolorado.org/colearn/ as a guest. If you have not used Adobe Connect before, CoLearning recommends that you link to the webinar site 5 minutes early, so you can download and test the connection software.

Upcoming CoLearning Free Fall Webinars 

  • November 12 (note: the second Monday, not the third) – Jonathon Wuerth – School-in-the-Woods
  • December 17 – Elizabeth Leenhouts – Museums as Learning Organizations

If you cannot join the webinar, a recording will be posted on the CoLearning site (http://colearningnetwork.org/community/) by the next day. You can also access all of CoLearning’s archived webinars from this page as well.

Join the CoLearning Webinar Mailing List, and receive a monthly notice of each upcoming webinar.

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