Monthly Archives: March 2012
Author Amy E. Sklansky connected to first grade students in Stone Harbor, New Jersey for her interactive videoconference Cooking a Book. Into her cooking pot she added inspiration, drafts, revisions, pencil sketches, plus more as she explained to the participating students how an author’s idea becomes a published book this morning.
This is one of Amy’s most popular programs through New Links. Cooking a Book is for younger students; she has a new version of the videoconference for older elementary students called From Inspiration to Bookstore Shelf. To participate in any of Amy’s videoconferences (she also connects via Skype), contact Cooperating School Districts.
Our next Wednesday Webinar is April 18th on the Show-Me a Movie Contest. Please join us next month to learn the latest news and rules on the digital storytelling contest!
We have three Wednesday webinars left this school year (please note, we have had some date changes). These are free, 60-minute professional development sessions offered by the Virtual Learning Center of Cooperating School Districts. You can see a list of the archived sessions (also at no cost) by visiting csd.webex.com.
Starting this afternoon, we have: