Anytime Anywhere Learning Foundation (AALF) Upcoming Institutes
Published:September 28, 2009
This message is being sent on behalf of Susan Einhorn, Executive Director of the Anytime Anywhere Learning Foundation (AALF). More information can be found on the AALF website.
The MLTI Team
We at AALF wanted to make sure all our friends have been kept current on our upcoming Online Institutes. We are excited to have international pioneer of 1-to-1 learning and president of the Anytime Anywhere Learning Foundation, Bruce Dixon; Educational Technology Consultant Jane Metcalfe; and experienced laptop teacher and AALF Coach Karen Ward as our Institute leaders. Please have a look at the summary of our course offerings below, and click the titles to access more detailed information. We hope to see you online! If you have already registered for any of the courses below, thank you, and we are excited to work with you in the near future!
Next Steps Online Institutes:
Student-Run Help Desks- Where Do I Start?
October 13- 20, 2009 (4 one-hour sessions)
Have you considered initiating a student-run help desk for your school's 1-to-1 program but don't know where to start? Are you interested in learning the benefits of having a student-run help desk? Do you want to learn the basics of a successful student-run help desk? If so, come join Educational Technology Consultant Jane Metcalfe and the Anytime Anywhere Learning Foundation for this virtual course as we help you develop a student-run help desk for your school!
'We've Got Laptops- Now What?!'
November 3- 12, 2009 (4 one-hour sessions)
This online course provides participants with essential frameworks to organize, manage and design the learning and teaching culture for 1-to-1 classes, reflecting many of the best practices of highly effective 1-to-1 classrooms. It will be led by Karen Ward, experienced laptop teacher and coach for AALF, Central Valley Educational Leadership Institute (CVELI) at California State University Fresno, and Springboard Schools, a California non-profit educational organization.
21 Steps to 21st Century Learning Online Institute:
21 Steps to 21st Century Learning Online Institute- Implementation
October 27- November 24, 2009 (5 one-hour sessions)
About to implement laptop learning in your school or district and aren't sure where to start or what options there are? Or, have you already implemented your program, but feel there are steps you may need to reconsider? The Implementation Institute provides you with a clear understanding of how to put your laptop plan into action. Topics covered include pedagogical capacity and change management, learning spaces, essential 1-to-1 policies, learning devices and software, preparing for parent questions and concerns, support and service, deployment, and more. These are the "nuts and bolts" to ensure your investment in 1-to-1 achieves the goals you set.
All institute sessions will be held using the Elluminate online course system. Spaces are limited, so reserve your space as soon as possible!
We look forward to seeing you online!
All the best,
Anytime Anywhere Learning Foundation