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 Events & Professional Development

teaching imageMEGA holds professional development sessions four times each year. The meetings are usually 3 hours long, held after school or on a Saturday morning. Two meetings are held in the fall, two in the spring. The last spring meeting, often the first week of May, is the MEGA Showcase. Students and their teachers volunteer to exhibit their multimedia and Web projects.

group imageTechnology renewal credits are available for teachers who participate. Teachers who cannot attend in person can still benefit by using the resources found on this Web page. Teachers who wish to connect to meetings via MSN Messenger and Net Meeting or iChat AV can contact Dr. Lisa Grable, grable at unity.ncsu.edu

Please visit our Archive of previous events.

Spring 2006 Events

***** MEGA Invitation *****

You are cordially invited to join us ...

Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 3:15 - 6:00 PM
The Friday Institute
http://www.ncsu.edu/friday/

3:15 PM - Sign-in & Networking

4:00 PM - Welcome & Presentations:

"Collaborating in a Flat World"

Featuring ...

Matt Friedrick, NC in the World
NC Center for International Understanding
http://ciu.northcarolina.edu
Learn about building international school partnerships & infusing international content into your curriculum!

Len Annetta, NC State College of Education
HI FIVES: Highly Interactive Fun Internet Virtual Environments in Science
http://ced.ncsu.edu/hifives/
Hear about online gaming simulations using ActiveWorlds 3D Software!

Wake County Public School educators can sign up in eSchools for renewal credit:
TECH64312, SRN 256431201 for .3 CEUs
Certificates of attendance will be provided for all other LEAs.

Please RSVP to beckey@ahlgren.com - not required, but assists with planning.

MEGA [Middle Educators Global Activities] is a network that connects
upper elementary - high school teachers, instructional technology & media
specialists & central office staff to NC State faculty & students:
http://www.ncsu.edu/mega/
 
Directions to The Friday Institute - Adjacent to Centennial Campus Middle School:
http://www.ncsu.edu/friday/directions.html

If you are unable to attend these events, you can find additional resources in the archives from previous MEGA events.
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