Thursday, February 28, 2008

Nobles Conference w/ Will Richardson

You are invited to Noble and Greenough School on Wednesday, April 9 for
its third-annual "Teaching With New & Emerging Technologies" conference.
Nobles Academic Technology Advocates (ATAs) and invited guests will
present innovative ideas and exciting projects for incorporating RSS,
blogging, video iPods, wikis, podcasting, handheld devices, and exciting
Web 2.0 technologies into the classroom. Come learn about projects and
activities that integrate technology effectively across the curriculum,
and participate in an afternoon "breakout" session on a topic of interest.

This year's keynote speaker is Will Richardson. Author of the highly
praised book, Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and other Powerful Web Tools for
Classrooms, and the popular edublog, Weblogged, Mr. Richardson has been
recognized as a "trendsetter in education" by the New York Times. Formerly
a teacher at Hunterdon Central Regional High School in Flemington, N.J, he
is an independent presenter and director of Connective Learning, LLC., an
organization that promotes the implementation of Read/Write technologies
in K-12 classrooms. He is also a national advisory board member for the
George Lucas Education Foundation and writes a monthly column called "Web
2.0 for District Administration magazine.

The conference is free of charge and open to all independent and public
school administrators, staff, teachers, and librarians and will be held at
the Noble and Greenough School in Dedham, MA from 9:00 am to 3:00pm. Space
is limited so please reserve early.

Information and registration are available online:

Nobles respectfully suggests a donation of $75 per participating school to
help offset costs associated with the program. Thank you.

Please feel free to email me or call 781-320-7242 if you have questions.
(apologies for cross posting)

Tom Daccord
Academic Technology Advocate/History Teacher
Noble & Greenough School (Dedham, MA)

Educational Technology Author/Speaker/Trainer

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