Host: Istanbul International Community School
Karaagac Mahallesi, G 72 Sokak No:1/1, Buyukcekmece
Istanbul 34866 Turkey
Telephone: +90 212 857 8264
Fax: +90 212 857 8270
Date: Friday, May 2, 2013
Time: 8:30 – 2:50pm
Theme: “3D – Devices, Design Thinking, and Discussion”
Bus Pickup at 7:20:
Hotel Recommendations: Hotel Cumbali www.cumbali.com
Special Rate – $100.00USD per night
35 square meter suite
Includes VAT and breakfast
A bus pick-up to the LTEN event will be provided
Check-in can be as early as: 05/01/2014
Check-out can be as late as: 05/04/2014
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve rooms before March 15, 2014.
Busses will also be provided from Taksim Square. A form gathering LTEN participant needs will be sent out closer to the event date.
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GPS Coordinates: 41.116268,28.580068
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The seventh LTEN meeting will be hosted one day only at the Istanbul International Community School free for participants. The day will follow a similar schedule to other LTEN meetings with a tour of the school, internationally led conversations, and excellent professional development. At the time of writing, we have four people who will hopefully be joining us from Japan, Thailand, Bulgaria, and the USA.
Google Hangouts and Discussion Leaders:
Kim Cofino is an Apple Distinguished Educator who works as Technology and Learning Coach at Yokohama International School in Japan. She started and continues as a leader in the Coetail program with Jeff Utecht. Kim has worked internationally in Thailand, Kuala Lumpur, and Germany since 2000. She is an enthusiastic, passionate teacher, who truly loves working with children. Find out more at http://kimcofino.com.
Chris Smith also known as Shamblesguru is a digital nomad evangelist, TEDx speaker, author, consultant, living in Thailand has been working mainly with schools in S.E. Asia for more than 25 years. Previously the ICT Advisor for the English School Foundation (ESF) in Hong Kong , Head of their teacher Professional Development Centre and ICT guru. In 2002 he established a consultancy “The Education Project Asia”. He’s well known by many teachers worldwide for the “Shambles” website,http://shambles.net, which he founded in 2002 and manages. In 2007 he established International Schools Island in Second Life (3D online virtual world). Find more bio info here: http://www.shambles.net/shamblesguruBio
Alan Preis is the Director of Technology and 21st Century Learning at Atlanta International School in Atlanta, Georgia. His school participated in the MYP Design curriculum pilot last year. He has been involved in teaching MYP Design (formerly MYP Technology) and is also leading his school through a strategic initiative to apply Design Thinking throughout the school, both in instruction and school operations. Alan has also worked as an instructional technology coordinator and IT director. Currently, Alan serves on the ECIS ICT subject committee.
Linda Dimitrov is an Ed Tech believer, learner, and educator at the Anglo-American School of Sofia. While she has been the director of technology in the past, she is following her passion as a grade 6 math and science teacher in Bulgaria. She strives to weave in 21st century skills wherever they are meaningful. Linda’s blog can be found at http://lcdimitrov.edublogs.org/.
Sign up for the event has closed – We hope to see you there or at the following LTEN events!