Tuesday, October 21, 2014

TGIF: "Make It Stick" Book Discussion & Padlet - this week at TLT

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Eight issue, Volume Eight
 TLT Group TGIF 10.21.14
 From TLT Group World
Book Discussions
Thank you to Michelle Pacansky-Brock and to the TLT members who made the Learning Out Loud with VoiceThread Discussion and How To Series a GREAT success.  Another VoiceThread resource for your consideration is the Google+ VoiceThread community.

The Cognitive Science Book Discussion Series starts on November 7th as we discussion Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning."

There are several ways to participate:

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  2. Come without reading the book or reviews.

Register for the event here and see more information about the entire series below.

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  Planning Cognitive Science Book Discussion Series
DATE: October 22nd, 2014
TIME: 3-4 pm Eastern
PRESENTERS: Steve Gilbert, and others

The Book Discussion Series which focuses on applying cognitive science & brain research to teaching/learning principles, strategies, practices, starts on November 7th. TLT members are invited to play a role in shaping and facilitating this series. In this planning session we will:
  • Talk about member roles,
  • Help members get connected to the books,
  • Get input on whether we should have some asynchronous discussions and
  • Figure out how to structure the synchronous conversations?

Tell us how you would like to be involved in the Book Discussion series, survey link. You can also give us your feedback via VoiceThread using this link.

Links to the individual events in the book discussion series:

Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning

December 5, 2014 SCHOLARLY The App Generation: How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World.

January 9, 2015  FICTION Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

All TLT Group Members and subscribers are welcome to attend and participate. We invite you to become a member, if you are not already. Join us by following this link. Direct your membership questions to Sally Gilbert
NOTE: if you are joining less an 24 hours in advance, we will do our best to get you access.

Upcoming Member Exchange events
October 29, 2014 Teachers Share Adobe Connect Lessons Learned
November 5, 2014 Keeping Up - Semi-Stone Soup: Share Something New, Useful
December 3, 2014 Keeping Up - Semi-Stone Soup: Share Something New, Useful
Hosting Virtual Walls for Collaboration: using Padlet to generate and facilitate learning, thinking,  and celebrating
Date: October 24, 2014  
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET  
Presenters:  Lisa Star, EdS - Program Manager, Online Programs, EDUCAUSE, Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey - TLT Group.
Register Here free to all

Join us on Friday as we go from Piglet to Padlet. Padlet is a great tool for new folks teaching online for a variety of uses: generate and facilitate learning, thinking and celebrating.
"I wonder what Piglet is doing," thought Pooh. "I wish I were there to be doing it, too.” undefined A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

Lisa Star will demonstrate how you can easily host a virtual wall for collaboration using Padlet.
“It's so much more friendly with two.”

Padlet is easy – free, privacy levels (which means you can use with no login all the way to full login control).It will be fun learning together.
“Would you mind coming with me, Piglet, in case they turn out to be Hostile Animals?”
undefined A.A. Milne
Up-coming FridayLive events
October 31, 2014  What I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before I Started Learning Online
November 7, 2014 Book Discussion Series - Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning
November 14, 2014 Blended Learning as Cuisine: Discovering Your Inner Chef
November 21, 2014 Sharing and Exploring Ways to Use Technology in Support of Students
December 5, 2014 Book Discussion Series - The App Generation......

January 9, 2015  Book Discussion Series - Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

 Book Discussion and “How To” Series

 Cognitive Science Book Discussion Series
The focus of this series is to assist in applying cognitive science & brain research to teaching/learning principles, strategies, practices.
Three different books will be discussed.  The 1st is a general audience, non-fiction selection, the 2nd is a scholarly selection and the 3rd is fiction.

We encourage you to access the book and read it prior to the session. Of course, you can always join the conversation and later read the book. The dates and registration information are below:
  • November 7, 2014. GENERAL AUDIENCE, NON-FICTION.
Brown, P.C., Roediger, H.L. & McDaniel, M.A. (2014).  Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning.Cambridge, MA: Harvard U. PressRegister Here
  • December 5, 2014. SCHOLARLY.
Gardner, H. & Davis, K. (2013).The App Generation: How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World.New Haven: Yale U. Press.Register Here
  • January 9, 2015. FICTION.
Sloan, Robin (2013)  Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore,Picador, New York, NY. (It's a novel, but it deals (colorfully and rivetingly) with the clash between so-called Old Knowledge (books) and New Knowledge (internet and other virtual forms of communication). Not only that, it's a great read--funny, swashbuckling, and serious by turns.)
Register Here 

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