[SLED] "The Power of Youth Voice" forum simulcast in Second Life TODAY at 4pm SLT

Rik Panganiban rik at globalkids.org
Wed Nov 18 05:14:10 PST 2009


Today at 4pm SLT, please come to the MacArthur Island sim (teleport)  
to attend the live simulcast of "The Power of Youth Voice," a public  
forum about the potential for learning through engagement with digital  
media. Taking place on Wednesday, November 18, beginning at 4pm SLT /  
7pm EST, the forum will bring together experts in digital media and  
learning to share their research and experiences using digital media  
in and outside of the classroom. Speakers include:

* Renee Hobbs, Founder, Media Education Lab, Temple University
* Nichole Pinkard, Founder, Digital Youth Network and DePaul  
University professor
* Elyse Eldman-Aadahl, Director, National Programs and Site  
Development, National Writing Project
* Moderator: Connie Yowell, Director of Education, MacArthur Foundation

This event will also be a community meet-up for the RezEd.org network  
of virtual world educators.

The virtual simulcast and RezEd meet-up will take place on MacArthur  
Island in the amphitheater (click here for teleport link.)

To register for the free forum, please go to the Woodrow Wilson  
website. It will also be webcast, for those who are not able to  
participate via Second Life.

Global Kids is honored to be providing the simulcasting services for  
this interesting public conversation about the intersections of  
digital media and youth learning.


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The Power of Youth Voice:
What Kids Learn When They
Create with Digital Media

Date
November 28, 2009
Time
6 - 7 p.m.  Reception
7 - 8 p.m.  Panel discussion & forum
Location
The Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA



The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, the National  
Writing Project and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation  
invite you to participate in a public forum in Philadelphia, on  
November 18, about the potential for learning through engagement with  
digital media.

The forum will bring together experts in digital media and learning to  
share their research and experiences using digital media in and  
outside of the classroom. Speakers include:

Renee Hobbs, Founder, Media Education Lab, Temple University

Nichole Pinkard, Founder, Digital Youth Network and DePaul University  
professor

Elyse Eldman-Aadahl, Director, National Programs and Site Development,  
National Writing Project

Moderator: Connie Yowell, Director of Education, MacArthur Foundation

The event will be broadcast live on the MacArthur website, and it will  
be simulcast into the virtual world of Second Life. To register for  
the event the in Philadelphia, or to learn more about watching it live  
or participating in Second Life, visit the Woodrow Wilson website.


The MacArthur Foundation supports creative people and effective  
institutions committed to building a more just, verdant, and peaceful  
world. In addition to selecting the MacArthur Fellows, the Foundation  
works to defend human rights, advance global conservation and  
security, make cities better places, and understand how technology is  
affecting children and society.

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation | 140 S. Dearborn St.,  
Suite 1200, Chicago, Illinois 60603-5285
Phone: (312) 726-8000 | TDD: (312) 920-6285 | www.macfound.org | 4answers at macfound.org
© Copyright 2009




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Rik Panganiban
Assistant Director
Online Leadership Program
Global Kids
email: rik at globalkids.org
tel: +1 212 226 0130 x139
second life: rik riel
http://www.globalkids.org
http://olp.globalkids.org

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