Your Name and Title: 

WENDY MILETTE - Director of Media Arts Education and Film  Festival


School, Library, or Organization Name:

The MY HERO Project


Co-Presenter Name(s): Cheikh Seck, Slater Jewell-Kemker


Country from Which You Will Present:

USA


Language in Which You Will Present:

English


Target Audience (such as primary school teachers, high school administrators, students, etc.):

Middle and High School Teachers & Students


Short Session Description (one line):

Global Storytelling through MY HERO Media Arts Production


Full Session Description (one paragraph minimum):

Global Storytelling through MY HERO Media Arts Production - Making HERO movies with the MY HERO Project. This workshop will cover an overview of the process of making award winning short hero films in a classroom setting using the free-resources on myhero.com. Topics will include: Identifying a good hero story. Studying the elements of a winning short film. Utilizing online resources: www.myhero.com/mediaarts. The MY HERO Project invites all to participate in a celebration of heroes locally and globally. Be a part of it! This workshop is designed for teachers, media artists & students. Educators from the MY HERO International Team will also be invited to share their experience of using the MY HERO Media Arts resources and creating hero films in their classrooms around the world.

Workshop presenter: Wendy Milette, Director of Media Arts Education and Film Festival / The MY HERO Project


Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session:

www.myhero.com/mediaarts

 www.myhero.com

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iEARN International Conference and Youth Summit 2012 Session Acceptance

Thank you so much for your session proposal for the 2012 iEARN International Conference and Youth Summit!  We're please to let you know that your submission has been accepted! Your proposal is now in the "iEARN accepted proposals" list on the website. Here are some important tasks for you.

1.  Because we have sessions being presented from all different time zones, as a speaker you actually schedule your own session time at http:// http://iearn.youcanbook.me. This allows you to see the available slots and to pick something that works within your time zone, work schedule, or other constraints. We're quite proud of how this works, as it is one of the benefits of a virtual conference, but if you should fun into any difficulties finding a time that works for you, email me directly (dmidness@us.iearn.org).

We encourage you to do this quickly, as proposals are being reviewed in the order in which they were submitted, so your priority for selecting a session time depends on you scheduling right away. When you do select you time, be sure that the scheduling system has the correct time zone for you!
To schedule your session, you should open http://www.globaleducationconference.comto your presentation proposal (you can do a search on your name to find it, or click on "My Page" in the top menu and then click on the "discussion" link on the left side to find it). Open the session booking link from above in another tab. You will find it easiest to copy the information from one to the other rather than re-type it.  Once completed, you will receive an email confirmation of your booking.

2. As a presenter, you need to make sure you are a member of the iEARN conference "presenters group" on the network website. Most of our announcements to speakers will be sent to the members of this group, so as not to email all site members. Join the group (or check to make sure you're already a member) athttp://www.globaleducationconference.com/group/iearn-2012-conferenc....

3. Presenters are responsible for knowing how to use Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate).  We will have a cadre of volunteers on hand during the conference to help with any issues, but you need to go through the moderator training for Collaborate if you are not a seasoned user. There will be a variety of training resources at the GEC Collaborate website, and we email the speakers group in some weeks alerting you to actual live training sessions.

Again, we are so delighted to have you participating in the 2012 iEARN International Conference and Youth Summit.  Thank you!

Best,
iEARN Conference Planning Committee
iearn2012@lists.iearn.org

Thank you for your presentation in the 2012 iEARN Virtual Conference and Youth Summit.  Attached is a certificate of appreciation

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