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Welcome to BLC16! Building Learning Communities Education Conference 2016! Join colleagues from around the world who care deeply about bringing the best innovative and practical learning resources to our students. Our 17th BLC education conference will provide you with inspiration, practical skills and expand your professional network with educators from around the world.
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Tuesday, July 19 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Step-By-Step Directions On How To Become A Connected Educator and Learner - Darren Kuropatwa, Roy McCloud, Sara Wilkie LIMITED

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We live in a world that is connected....Twitter, Facebook, Skype, Symbaloo, LinkedIn, Blogger...the list goes on and on.  And it isn't just us as educators....it is our young people too.  In this workshop, Sara Wilkie, Roy McCloud and Darren Kuropatwa will teach you how to get connected on various social media platforms, bookmarking websites, and teleconferencing websites.  They will share their own stories about getting connected and how they crafted brands for their learning spaces, schools and themselves.  This dynamic team will help you do the same as they walk through step-by-step directions with each platform and resource.  You will leave armed with the tools and confidence you need to be a connected educator and learner too. 
  1. Participants will learn what it means to be a connected educator.
  2. Participants will become connected with various social networks and online tools.  
  3. Participants will create a plan to use social media and online tools to become a connected educator


Speakers
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Darren Kuropatwa

Director of Learning, Hanover School Division,
Darren Kuropatwa is the Director of Learning for the Hanover School Division in Manitoba, Canada. His unique skill set – an in-depth knowledge of pedagogy, leading edge technology skills and boundless creativity – make him a strong change agent in 21st century education. Darren is well known for his innovative use of visuals and storytelling using technology to enable students & educators to do things they could not have done before. He has... Read More →
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Sara Wilkie

Sara Wilkie: Head Learning Designer and Doer, November Learning, BalancEdTech
Sara Wilkie is an independent educational consultant who specializes in building the capacity of future-focused learning teams. She strives to foster an understanding of the connections and interplay between technology, pedagogy, and curriculum, and the process changes necessary to shift the focus from teaching to learning. Through hands-on, learning-centered and job-embedded experiences, Sara works side by side with K-12 students, teachers and... Read More →


Tuesday July 19, 2016 1:00pm - 5:00pm
White Hill - 4th Floor Boston Park Plaza
  • Cost $245.00
  • Intended Audience General
  • Strand Contributing to Professional Learning Communities
  • Session Level All

Attendees (6)