A New Day for Learning: How to Cultivate Full-Time Learners -- Keep the discussion going!
Thank you to all who joined us during our lively webinar about full-time-learning opportunities from our A New Day for Learning initiative. We hope you walked away from it with ideas and inspiration to bring the very best to your classroom, your school district, or your community.
As is often the case, the number of questions from our community far exceeded our allotted time. We've put together the following resources to help you get the most out of our Edutopia webinars:
- View the archive: You can now view the complete archive of the webinar. You can also download it to your mobile device through iTunes U.
- Join the discussion: If you had a question we didn't get to during the webinar, ask the experts and your fellow Edutopia readers at large. Milton Chen and other Edutopia staff will check back often, too, so please continue the lively discussion below.
- Let us know how we did: We want our members to get as much value as possible from our resources at Edutopia, so please share your feedback from the webinar by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Panelists
Milton Chen, PhD, has been a leading figure in educational media for more than 20 years. He joined The George Lucas Educational Foundation as executive director in 1998, bringing new leadership to its mission of gathering and disseminating the most innovative models of K-12 teaching and learning in the digital age.
As executive director of the Providence After School Alliance, Hillary Salmons manages oversight of PASA and its three strategies. She also has primary responsibility for community engagement and fundraising efforts. Salmons joined the Education Partnership in July 2003 and subsequently launched the Rhode Island Scholars initiative in four school districts throughout the state.
Dvornich is cofounder and national director of the NatureMapping program and outreach coordinator for the University of Washington's Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. In 2005, she began working with organizations involved in informal science education to create a network of NatureMapping centers throughout the United States that educate and support schools and communities in conservation planning and field-research projects while providing credible data to the NatureMapping database.