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Can SL improve access to STEM education and collaboration for autistic students? Exploring potential for a STEM Outreach Firm 01:00 PM
Can SL improve access to STEM education and collaboration for autistic students? Exploring potential for a STEM Outreach Firm @ VWBPE Lecture Area A
Mar 26 @ 01:00 PM – 01:50 PM
Speaker: Laura Gilmour / Zeppelin123. University of Alberta. Ph.D. Candidate in Educational Psychology, M.Ed. Special Education, B.A. Psychology, Autistic Self-Advocate. Stairway to STEM, a National Science Foundation-funded organization helps autistic succeed in post-secondary education. Resources[...]
Educator’s Networking Forum 03:00 PM
Educator’s Networking Forum @ VWBPE Quadrivium
Mar 26 @ 03:00 PM – 03:50 PM
Meet the VWBPE Sponsors! Moderator: Kevin Feenan / Phelan Corrimal; Rockcliffe University Consortium Nine sponsors have come together to support this year’s Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference. This open forum is your opportunity[...]
A Nonprofit Commons Salute to the Stars 09:00 AM
A Nonprofit Commons Salute to the Stars @ VWBPE Quadrivium
Mar 27 @ 09:00 AM – 09:50 AM
Speakers: Cynthia Calongne / Lyr Lobo; Joyce Bettencourt / Rhiannon Chatnoir; Renne Emiko Brock / Zinnia Zauber; Buffy Beale / Buffy Bye; Valerie Hill / Valibrarian Gregg Join our constellation of stars as we explore[...]
Virtual conferences and social responsibility 09:00 AM
Virtual conferences and social responsibility @ VWBPE Lecture Area A
Mar 27 @ 09:00 AM – 09:50 AM
Speaker: Linda Wylie / Linda March With global temperatures increasing, the debate is heating up in academia about the value of face to face conferences. Academics travel many miles creating a huge carbon footprint to[...]
Join the Team: Ready to Launch? 03:00 PM
Join the Team: Ready to Launch? @ VWBPE Lecture Area A
Mar 27 @ 03:00 PM – 03:50 PM
Speakers: Valerie Hill / Valibrarian Gregg, Wordsmith Jarvinen. Community Virtual Library Education in virtual worlds requires collaboration among colleagues and communities to overcome many obstacles including lack of administrative support, digital disruption leading to too[...]
You Don’t Have To Go To Space for Effective PD! 09:00 AM
You Don’t Have To Go To Space for Effective PD! @ VWBPE Lecture Area A
Mar 28 @ 09:00 AM – 09:50 AM
Speaker: Becky Adams / Elli Pinion, University of New Mexico I will share findings of my research with a small group of K-12 teachers who participated in an online professional development initiative. Issues regarding the[...]