Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Additional Learning Opportunities from Region 10

Greetings,  Just wanted you all to be aware of these relevant learning opportunities.  Open to all educators including librarians!

1.  Techs4Tex Summit featuring Google for Education      
TXGOO16    
May 14th at Rick Reedy High School, Frisco, TX  
Shannon Miller is keynote!   http://www.txgoo.org/
Registration:   http://www.txgoo.org/registration   
Click here for a 20% off discount code - expires April 16 (you may have to login to your MISD Google Apps account)


2.  Hour of Code   May 26  FREE EVENT!!!      
Register now to claim your spot: http://goo.gl/8F0SNI
Session description: Are you and your students ready for the Hour of Code? The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 30 languages. No experience needed. Ages 4 to 104. Join Region 10 and our Code.orgAmbassador, Kimberly Lane, to explore coding and computer sciences in K-12 and learn how you can participate in this year's Hour of Code.

3.  R10 Literacy Guest  Speakers   Click link for list of guest speakers and dates. https://www.smore.com/vj9t2   

4.  Free YA audiobooks are back for summer!  
SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens (and grownups) J Starting May 5th 2016, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week - pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes. Sign up for email or text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to download at www.audiobooksync.com
The 2016 season is May 5th - August 17th 2016.




 For more info, contact Terry Roper |Library Consultant |Region10 |972.348.1414

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