Fall 2005 Internet2 Member Meeting

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Kidz Online - Teaching, Training. Learning, and High Tech Career Development

Time 09/20/05 03:00PM-04:00PM

Session Abstract

Kidz Online, an Internet 2 sponsored affiliate, is a nonprofit educational organization whose mission, vision, and values are dedicated to preparing K-12 students and teachers to live and work in the information age through innovative peer-to-peer technology training distributed using advanced digital technologies. Kidz Online has digital studios in Herndon, VA and Los Angeles to help students and teachers develop skills to increase their knowledge of the rapidly changing world of technology. New programs at Kidz Online, that will be discussed, include a grant from the U. S. Department of Labor's President's High Growth Job Training Initiative which is intended to increase public awareness of geospatial technologies and career opportunities as well as a growing number of international programs to promote and empower women in technology related fields.

Speakers

Speaker Hudnall Croasdale The Quilt

Speaker Chris Marshall Kidz Online

Speaker Wes Cruver Kidz Online

Secondary tracks Teaching and Learning/K20

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