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From Heroes to Villains or Back Again: Setting Off Creative Sparks for Young Makers to Supportive Communities of Practice (Part 1)—An Educator Innovator Webinar

February 11, 2016

Kicking off an exciting new collaboration in support of youth interest-driven making, we introduce two participatory social networks for makers, announce our upcoming challenge, and share educator-facing resources to support connecting interested youth to these networked opportunities. This hangout is the first in a 3-part series called "From Heroes to Villains or Back Again: Setting Off Creative Sparks for Young Makers with a Wattpad/DeviantArt 'Twist Fate' Challenge," which is being co-streamed at connectedlearning.tv .

Guests for this webinar will include:

  • Mimi Ito (host), Cultural anthropologist, research director of the Digital Media and Learning Hub at UC Irvine, and co-founder of Connected Camps
  • Christina Cantrill, Associate Director of National Programs at the National Writing Project
  • Candice Mack, Senior librarian and system-wide coordinator at the Los Angeles Public Library and current President of Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)
  • Jing Jing Tan, Community Engagement Lead at Wattpad
  • Josh Wattles, Advisor in Chief, DeviantArt

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For more information, contact Liana Gamber-Thompson at liana@nwp.org.

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