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Kae / Mar 31, 2017
Thank You for Being Late Community Book Discussion

Julie Beggs, Manager in Community and Workforce Programs at Arapahoe Community College invited eLearning Consortium of Colorado to attend their community book discussion held on Thursday March 30. The topic was Thomas Friedman’s latest book entitled Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations. We have more information up on the eLCC blog. Here’s the livestream recording to the 630 pm session.

JB1 by kaezenovka, on Flickr

This was an invitation to read, reflect, pause and come together in community.

On March 30, the Community Education Department at Arapahoe Community College hosted a book discussion on Thomas Friedman’s latest book titled Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations. Here’s a quote from the book jacket that drew me in to read more. “We all sense it—something big is going on. You feel it in your workplace. You feel it when you talk to your kids. You can’t miss it when you read the newspapers or watch the news. Our lives are being transformed in so many realms all at once—and it is dizzying.”

“When you press the pause button on a machine, it stops. But when you press the pause button on human beings they start.” -Dov Seidman
Kae / Mar 27, 2017
Highlight at Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education


Thursday March 30 at noon PT
Machinima with Tanya Martin (ISTE Games & Sims Network)
Come sit around our unusual fish pond and learn more about the art of making movies in virtual and digital game environments.

Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education (VWBPE)
March 29 – April 1, 2017

Listing of Social Events organized by VEN members

Social Group VWBPE by kaezenovka, on Flickr
Kae / Mar 27, 2017
Livestreaming a Community Book Discussion of Thomas Friedman's *Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations* on Thursday at 530 pm PT server time

If anyone wants to second screen it, feel free! We're livestreaming it for eLCC members who can't make it F2F.

If livestream fails - look for it on Periscope with the hashtag #elcc on the @@kzenovka twitter account
Kae / Mar 22, 2017
1130 am to Noon MT Profession Development
We will be reporting on our Who Do You Love, Educationally Speaking Poll
Come and get your educational theory and theorist love!

Noon to 1 pm
We will be doing an encore presentation from Educause on Coding, Gaming, IoT, and Wearables: New Student Success Technologies, or Chocolate-Covered Broccoli?

Even though Extreme found the results of audience poll discouraging – we will tell you why you shouldn’t be!

Join us for a spirited discussion of four current technologies. Share your perspective on whether educationally these technologies are like pouring chocolate over broccoli or if they can improve student outcomes by strategically leveraging them. Come caffeinated and opinionated, and be ready to dive in and share with peers and colleagues.

January/February 2017 by kaezenovka, on Flickr