ISTE SIGOL Online Learning Competition… Great Prize… Free Webinar


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Welcome to a post inviting you to enter the ISTE SIGOL Online Learning Competition.  Learn more by reading here and also attending a free ISTE Webinar on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 4 PM EST.  First, to ensure you do not miss one of these valuable posts or other resources covering PBL, Digital Curriculum, Web 2.0, STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration, please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS.  As always,  I invite you to follow me on twitter (@mjgormans). Please give this post a retweet and pass it on. Have a great week – Michael Gorman (21centuryedtech)

Since 1991, ISTE’s Online Learning Special Interest Group for Online Learning (SIGOL) has recognized creative teachers for their pioneering use of telecommunication networks to provide innovative learning opportunities for K–16 students. SIGOL is looking for an individual or group that has successfully planned, implemented and evaluated an online learning activity to enhance and/or improve student learning in their classroom whether it be brick and mortar, online, or a combination of both. Perhaps it is a professional development activity you have created, a special website, a global connection, or a wonderful example of kids collaborating with kids online. the possibilities are endless. Award winners will receive:

  • Recognition at the ISTE Conference and Expo
  • Complimentary registrations to the ISTE Conference and Expo (up to two)
  • Up to $1,000 for travel expenses to attend the ISTE Conference and Expo (up to two)
  • An invitation to present a poster session at the ISTE Conference and Expo
  • One-year ISTE membership (up to two)
  • An engraved plaque recognizing the recipient’s outstanding achievement (up to two)
  • Recognition in ISTE publications, in press releases provided to local media and on iste.org

There will be a special free webinar on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 4 PM to highlight the competition. It will also include a special guest appearance from last year’s winners. Learn about their project and get some great tips involving online collaboration for your students. This webinar will also be archived and available on the ISTE SIGOL Site. Consider attending and learning how you can be part of a great program and also be a part of SIGOL at ISTE! You can also learn more about how to enter the competition for the award at SIGOL Online Learning Award.  You will find Webinar registration information below. Please send this post on to others who might be interested, and give a retweet!

ISTE SIGOL Online Award Webinar

Thanks for joining me on this wonderful journey of 21st century resources.  Join me in future weeks as together we continue to explore several more posts devoted to the Flipped Classrooms, Project Based Learning, Assessing 21st century skills, technology integration, web resources, and digital literacy.  I enjoy learning from all of you. Also remember to subscribe to this blog by RSS or email and follow me on twitter at mjgormans. I also appreciate your sharing of this post and any retweets. Keep up the amazing work,  have a great week, and enjoy the resources! – Mike Gorman

Booking Info – Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference?  I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. I have done 100′s of workshops and presentations.  Check out my Booking Page… Please contact me soon if you have an interest. My winter, spring, and summer for 2014 PD dates  are already beginning to fill fast! 

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