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
Resources for this webinar:
- Connected Learning Alliance
- Teen Tech Week
- Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)
- National Writing Project (NWP)
- When: Thursday, February 11, 4:00 p.m. PST/7:00 p.m. EST
- Where: Connecting the Creative Sparks of Young Makers to Supportive Communities of Practice on Educator Innovator
- Other Ways to Participate: During the broadcast, join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #connectedlearning and/or use the Q&A feature in the video player.
For more information, contact Liana Gamber-Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org.