EnvisionSC's World Class Scholars: A global online education opportunity (9th of February of 2015 at 16:00 CET)

On the 9th of February of 2015 at 16:00 CET, the 14th webinar in the ODS series will take place. This webinar is entitled "EnvisionSC's World Class Scholars: A global online education opportunity", and it is especially targeted to teachers with a potential interest in partnership opportunities with classrooms in the US.

This webinar will introduce the World Class Scholars program: a real-time, cross-cultural learning program that matches classrooms in the US with classrooms internationally to hold weekly online learning sessions. The webinar will cover topics including; What is EnvisionSC, What is World Class Scholars, Goals and Objectives of the program, An Introduction to the Teacher Handbook – Connect Learn and Share, Example Classroom Activities, Next Steps, and will conclude with an opportunity for questions.

The speaker will be Henry Bennett, who has worked in international development as a Peace Corps Volunteer and in his current capacity at EnvisionSC. He now manages the World Class Scholars program in 54 schools in South Carolina. Phil Noble founded EnvisionSC in 2013 as a way to make SC “world class and globally connected”. As a businessman and consultant, Mr. Noble has had significant impact on the development of South Carolina for over 20 years.

Open Discovery Space aims at the introduction of modern pedagogies through the use of ICT and the building of strong online communities of schools all over Europe and beyond. This proposed webinar that involves the implementation of an innovative activity, the use of exciting digital material in the classroom and aspects of ODS community building serves the puprose of the project. In addition, ODS communities will become active in a world-wide network, offering thus the chance to test its reach and monitor its impact through the execution of an original school activity.

The access technology will be Google Hangouts. Join us at:

https://plus.google.com/events/c8d8omkmefat9j470r680tcr0a8

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