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Thanks to Krystie Alleaume, the Senior Project Officer for the Innovation and Next Practice Division of the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development for the following information:

The DEECD is running an Innovative Learning Environments Design Conference for educators and architects at Docklands on Monday 19 October. Six of the face-to-face presentations will be [...]

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Hamish Curry, the Library & Online Learning Manager, Learning Services at the State Library of Victoria has kindly sent the following information:
I’d like to bring to your attention the programs we’re delivering for the International Digital Entertainment Festival (iDEF).
The full list of programs we’re delivering is available here, but highlights include -

Friday Oct 30 – two [...]

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Free eLearning content by and for teachers is being developed at the WikiEducator wiki. 

Homepage

What is it and who developed it? The website states:
Sir John Daniel, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth of Learning was the founding patron of WikiEducator. The project has adopted a community governance model which is coordinated by WikiEducator’s Open [...]

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Krystie Alleaume, Senior Project Officer at the Innovation and Next Practice Division of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development has sent Bright Ideas the following information:
 Would you like to learn how to run your own Elluminate session?
Have you thought about the potential of using Elluminate with students or teachers?
We have arranged a series of [...]

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LearnCentral are encouraging educators to run webinars via LearnCentral public Elluminate. Any educator can use these resources for free as long as:

the events must be 1) education-oriented, 2) free (you’re not charging those who attend), 3)  recordable, and 4) open to anyone to attend.  We’re really excited to see what you do with this capability, and [...]

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Here are two recent presentations by US educator Brad Flicklinger on 21st Century learning that you should find inspiring (you’ll need QuickTime to view them):
21st Century skills part 1. 
 
The “Spot the skills” slide is especially relevant – six skills that demonstrate 21st Century learning:

Creativity and innovation
Research and information fluency
Communication and collaboration
Critical thinking, problem solving and decision making
Digital [...]

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IASL 2009

The International Association of School Librarianship  has allowed on demand video access to their conference held from 1 – 4 September.
See some videos here  and check back often for additions.

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Adrian Camm (formerly of Mooroopna Secondary College) and featured here on Bright Ideas in February has created an inspiring animoto video:

 
(If the embedded video is taking too long to load, click this link to access the animoto instead.)
Focussing on the way the Powerful Learning Practice program has impacted on learning and teaching at Mooroopna Secondary College, [...]

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Hear how two teachers use a variety of online environments to connect students in rural and remote schools with experienced educators.
Where: Online in Elluminate. You don’t need to leave your desk – the program comes to you.
Sign up at: http://eventactions.com/ea.aspx?ea=Rsvp&guid=2a3a72ee67194e03b3c1138c9645e2a9
When: Thursday 20 August at 4pm
Who:
Gary Schultz is a teacher of 25 years. With a career [...]

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KnowledgeBank is hosting a free eLearning Conference for interested Victorian teachers. It will be held from Monday 3 August to Wednesday 5 August through the online conferencing program Elluminate. Here are details of individual sessions from KnowledgeBank:
 
Monday 3 August
Learning is Real, Rich & Relevant – Keynote – 21st Century eLearning Conference

 

When
Monday, August 3, 2009, 9 – 10am

Where
Online [...]

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