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Submitted By: Jerry Schnabel - Web Site: EducateIowa.Eduvision.tv
April 11 Iowa one to one Institute
The Iowa Department of Education. –in partnership with EduVision by JDL Horizons, will be streaming live video coverage of key presentations at the 2012 Iowa one to one Institute (i11i) conference.
Viewers can watch sixteen of the highest demand presentations starting live online at: http://EducateIowa.Eduvision.tv beginning at 9:00 a.m. CDT (10:00 a.m. EDT; 7:00 a.m. PDT) on Wednesday, April 11th.
As in previous years, i11i has had to close registration with over 1,100 participants. Four concurrent live streams will allow viewers to change channels to watch the presentation that best servers their needs and will be available for free to all viewers. The conference includes educators from over 150 different schools and 6 universities.
For those unable to watch the coverage live, the archived video of the Iowa One to One Institute, including on-site interviews with the 2012 1:1 Institute presenters will be available at: eschoolnews.com/video/ shortly after the ceremony concludes at 3:45 p.m. CDT (4:45 p.m. EDT; 1:45 a.m. PDT).
In the lineup, viewers can select the stream featuring Shannon McClintock Miller, Librarian at Van Meter School System, who has used social media to connect her students to authentic learning experiences that foster collaboration, communication and the skills that they will need as digital citizens in our emerging global society. On another stream education technology leader and consultant Angela Maiers presents using a Round Robin crowd sourced presentation of the latest Web 2.0 tools and resources.
“Viewers unable to attend the conference will now be able to flip through four channels to view the highest demand presenters across the state of Iowa and the rest of the world;” shared Nick Sauers, event coordinator. “This program is made possible by the dedicated educators who present their best practices and we are proud to make their hard work and success in improving student achievement available to all educators.” Student production teams, managed by JDL Horizons staff, will man the cameras, video switches and run the production.
All four concurrent Internet video feed are made possible in cooperation with the One to One Institute and in partnership with EduVision by JDL Horizons (www.eduvision.tv <http://www.eduvision.tv> ).
About the Iowa One to One Institute
The Iowa One to One Institute is designed to assist Iowa's many 1:1 districts to learn from each other about innovative teaching, learning and administrative practices that are occurring in their districts as well as to share the excitement and 'buzz' around 1:1 laptop computing initiatives improving student achievement in the state. Through the support of JDL Horizons and EduVision we openly share and provide support to others who are interested in 1:1 computing learn more about get started and being successful.
About EduVision by JDL Horizons
EduVision from JDL Horizons is a full-featured video streaming platform and Internet Broadcast Television service that allows a school, district or association to upload and run video from their own website. It’s fast, easy and simple to use. Virtually no hardware or training is required. An affordable annual subscription is easily within reach of any sized organization. JDL Horizons provides training to schools, districts and associations desiring to develop their own internal skills. To learn more and start a free trial of EduVision please visit: www.eduvision.tv