& Professional Development
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.
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
visit our Archive of previous events.
***** MEGA Invitation *****
You are cordially invited to join us ...
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 3:15 - 6:00 PM
The Friday Institute
3:15 PM - Sign-in & Networking
4:00 PM - Welcome & Presentations:
"Collaborating in a Flat World"
Matt Friedrick, NC in the World
NC Center for International Understanding
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org - 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:
Directions to The Friday Institute - Adjacent to Centennial Campus Middle School:
|If you are
unable to attend these events, you can find additional resources
in the archives from previous MEGA events.