Educating K-12 Students Utilizing Technology they Understand

Jan 28, 2013 11:50 AM
Lindy Neubauer

Marc Prensky Books

Who: Marc Prensky, internationally-acclaimed speaker, writer, consultant, and innovator in the field of education and learning.

What:  An Administrative Credential Symposium hosted by Concordia University Irvine to offer deep experience and insight into educating today’s youth. The focus will be on using technology such as social media, virtual worlds, programming, games and apps in powerful ways for learning.

Topics include: Brain Gain, Turning on the Lights, Engage Me or Enrage Me and Teaching Digital Natives: Partnering for Real Learning.

When:  Saturday, February 2, 2013– 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Administrative Credential students meet with practicum supervisors for lunch and discussion from 12:15-1:15.

Where: Concordia University Irvine, CU Center;1530 Concordia West,Irvine, CA 92612 www.cui.edu

Tickets: This event is required for MAED Administration students and is also open to Lutheran Educators at a cost of $10.00 (not for the general public). Parking and lunch are complimentary. For ticket reservations for Lutheran Educators, contact Kelsie Claypool at 949.214.3350 or via email.

More About Marc Prensky:

Marc Prensky’s professional focus is on K-12 education reform, with emphasis inhelping teachers change their pedagogy in ways that are more effective for 21st century students. Prensky has been a featured guest on FOX, PBS, NBC, BBC, and MSNBC.  He is a graduate of Harvard’sSchool of Business in addition to earning a Masters in Education from Yale University. He is the author of five books on futuristic and innovative ways toeducation.  www.marcprensky.com

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