Friday, February 18, 2011

Join Us Tonight!

Here is a note we sent out this week to parents, teachers and students. I'm looking forward to the conversation!

Edina Parents, Teachers
and Students
,
On Friday, February
18th, Twin Cities Public Television will be airing a program
entitled, Digital Media: New Learners of the
21st Century
at 8:30 p.m. (The program will also are on
tpt 2.3 at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 19)



From the tpt Website: “Targeted at parents, teachers and
anyone concerned with education in America, this documentary takes viewers to
the front lines of an education revolution. "Digital Media: New Learners of the
21st Century" examines how mobile devices and digital media practices can
empower young people to direct their own learning. Documenting five success
stories both inside
and out of the classroom, the program demonstrates how digital media, games,
smart phones and the Internet are fundamentally transforming the way young
people communicate, collaborate, participate and learn in the 21st
century. 56 minutes long”
We would like to invite you to watch the program and to engage in a “Virtual Viewing Party!” During the show, you can either join our live chat on Today’s Meet at:
Or
You can also follow the #edinae&i hashtag on Twitter and share your thoughts as you watch the
program.
Either while viewing the Digital Media: New Learners for the 21st Century video, or after the program, please take a moment to provide us feedback. You may also look at the video and Web resources we have collected to spur thoughts or discussion. Thank you!


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