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Fostering Skills for Successful Learning in a Blended Environment

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Event status:On Demand (Register) Date and time:Tuesday, December 6, 2016 1:00 pm
Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
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What are the essential student skills necessary for fostering deep, student-centered learning and learner agency in a blended learning environment? What skills and practices need to follow teachers and students as they move between digital and physical/analog settings? How can blended professional development foster student-centered learning? Join the discussion as two blended learning experts tackle these questions and more. Join this webinar as well as the synchronous Twitter discussion using the hashtag #rethinklearning16.

Takeaways:
• You will gain a deeper understanding of blended learning.
• You will learn how to foster skills necessary for deep, student-centered learning and learner agency in a blended environment.
• You will learn how one district is realizing success with blended learning, with student instruction as well as professional development.

Speaker: Beth Holland
Beth Holland is a respected education leader, researcher and speaker. Over the past ten years, Beth has worked in a variety of schools, research areas, and professional settings. Beth leads professional development workshops in schools across the country, and writes for a number of publications including EdTech Researcher at EducationWeek and Edutopia.

Speaker: Tim Wilhelmus
Tim Wilhelmus is the Innovation, Curriculum and Technology Specialist at Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation in Indiana. Tim works with teachers at all grade levels to re-imagine teaching and learning for the digital age with a focus on creating student-centered, globally-connected, technologically enhanced, personally relevant and highly collaborative teaching and learning experiences. His 20-plus year career at EVSC also includes roles as a high school language arts teacher and eLearning coach.

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