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  • I have an iPad – Now What?
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  • Android Tablets for Beginners
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  • Civil War Stories from Smithsonian’s History Explorer
  • Rapid Prototyping with Google Glass
  • Is light a particle or a wave?
  • What Aristotle and Joshua Bell can teach us about persuasion
  • How to defeat a dragon with Math

Library of Congress Summer Teacher Institute

The application for the Library of Congress Summer Teacher Institute is now available. The five-day institute provides educators with tools and resources to effectively integrate primary sources into the K-12 classroom.Teachers and school librarians of all grade levels and curriculum areas are encouraged to apply.

Tuition and materials are provided at no cost to participants. Breakfast and lunch are also provided. However, participants are responsible for transportation to and from the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. and any required overnight accommodations. Interested participants have the option of completing additional requirements (and paying a fee) to earn three graduate credits from George Mason University.

Interested? Check your calendar–Institute dates are listed below.

  • June 10-14
  • June 17-21
  • July 22-26
  • July 29-August 2
  • August 5-9

The application deadline is February 4, 2013. Additional information and the application form can be found here!

This service is provided by the Library of Congress at www.LOC.gov.

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January PD Opportunity

The West Virginia Department of Education is holding two special professional development opportunities in January, 2013.  Watch the 2 minute video and wait for the surprise ending!
Registration here:  http://tinyurl.com/a7a7v2w
Registration opens at 8:00 pm on Friday, 1/4/13. 
It will say “no longer accepting responses” until then.  There is no need to contact me if it says “Something went wrong”.

Nancy Cline
Office of School Improvement
Mark Moore
West Virginia Department of Education
Office of Instructional Technology