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Last Chance to see METC 2011 Archive

Keynote and Featured Speaker presentations were streamed live at the Midwest Education Technology Conference (METC) last February by IDSolutions, and have been archived and are available for free viewing until Monday, August 1, 2011. Please join in on the METC 2011 Virtual Conference (a program of Cooperating School Districts’ Virtual Learning Center) by going to METCconference.org today!

2011 METC Speakers Archive Up Until August 1

Please join in on the METC 2011 Virtual Conference by going to METCconference.org. Keynote and Featured Speaker presentations were streamed live at the Midwest Education Technology Conference last February, and will be archived and available for free viewing until August 1, 2011.

Tuesday, February 15th:
Keynote Presentation The Kids Need Us-and-Technology
by Rushton Hurley (second from right photo)
I’m Leading, is Anyone Following? by Howie DiBlasi
Living on the Future Edge by Lee Crockett
Tammy’s Favorite Technology Tips, Tricks, and Tools
by Tammy Worcester (photo on right)
Teaching “Wired” Learners by Kevin Honeycutt (photo on left)

Wednesday, February 16th:
Copyright Clarity: Remix & Fair Use in Education by Renee Hobbs
Gadget A-Go-Go: Fabulous Freebies, Great Gadgets, Tasty Tools & Sweet Sites that Go the Distance! by Gwyneth Ann Jones
Featured Speaker Panel: Student Publishing and Remixing: Keeping It Safe & Legal with Renee Hobbs, Gwyneth Ann Jones, Rushton Hurley, and Torrence Temple
Paperless Classroom for Under $100 by Torrence Temple (second from left photo)

Thanks again to IDSolutions for recording and archiving these sessions.

Archived 2011 METC Sessions Available Until August

The following METC 2011  sessions are still available as video on-demandat no cost!

•  The Kids Need Us –and– Technology  and  Hordes of Free Tools from a Google Certified Teacher from keynote Rushton Hurley
•  I’m Leading, Is Anyone Following? from Howie DiBlasi
•  Living on the Future Edge from keynote Lee Crockett
•  Tammy’s Favorite Technology Tips from Tammy Worcester
•  Teaching “Wired” Learners from Kevin Honeycutt
•  8-Track Tapes, Covered Wagons & Textbooks: There is a Better Way from Scott Kinney
•  Copyright Clarity: Remix & Fair Use in Education from Renee Hobbs
•  Gadget A-Go-Go: Fabulous Freebies, Great Gadgets, Tasty Tools, & Sweet Sites that Go the Distance! from Gwyneth Ann Jones
•  Paperless Classroom for Under $100 from Torrence Temple
  Student Publishing & Remixing: Keeping it Safe & Legal Panel Discussion with Renee Hobbs, Gwyneth Ann Jones & Rushton Hurley

A special thanks to Chris Hayes at IDSolutions for archiving these Midwest Education Technology Conference presentations. They will be available until August 2011. METC is a program of the Virtual Learning Center of Cooperating School Districts. Following the conference on Twitter at @metc_csd.

March VLC Newsletter is Out!

To learn about the latest happenings in the Virtual Learning Center, as well as upcoming instructional technology events, be sure to read our monthly newsletter. The March edition just was published today!

To read it, click on the image to the left.
In this edition, learn about mock trial over vc, the METC Virtual Conference, and other educational resources! If you’d like to subscribe, let us know and we’ll get you in the list.

#virtualMETC

Live Stream of Sessions: 2011 Midwest Education Technology keynote and featured speakers’ sessions will be streamed live at METCconference.org during the conference and also archived on the website. This will allow remote participants to watch some of the high-quality program as live video streams and as archived videos. Streaming and recording is compliments of IDSolutions.

Back Channel Chatting & Conversation: Twitter will be used throughout the conference to inform, remind and discuss the events and sessions. Following #METC_CSD will allow participants to stay up-to-date with happenings at the 2011 conference whether they are in attendance or not. Twitter will be utilized as a back channel during the streamed keynote and selected featured speakers’ sessions. All streamed sessions will be assigned the unique hashtag #virtualMETC in addition to the #METC_CSD, so those interested in following the discussion can easily read and participate from within or outside the St. Charles Convention Center.