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GPB offers free technology training for educators in Atlanta

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There is still time left for educators to register for a free technology training conference offered by Georgia Public Broadcasting and its partner, the Discovery Education Network (a division of the Discovery Channel). The DEN Tech-or-Treat Virtual Conference 2011 offers educators who are able to travel to the Atlanta area, the opportunity to learn how to incorporate more technology resources into their learning environments. In addition to the live presentations conducted by Discovery Education Network staff and other industry experts, the Discovery Education Virtual Conference (a virtual conference within a live conference) will be showcasing an online presentation of Web 2.0 tools for Educators.

Educators can register to attend the conference that will take place at the Georgia Public Broadcasting building in downtown Atlanta by going online to or by going to the GPB event calendar Educators also have the option of remotely observing the event online but registration is still required by going to Workshop sessions include:

  • The Monster Mash-up with Traci Blazosky, DEN Guru
  • No Tricks, Just Treats with Nancy Sharoff, DEN Guru
  • Digital Storytelling: Get it Write! with Joe Brennan
  • The Colllective Brain (as listed on website) with Lance Rougeux
  • Playing with Media with Wes Fryer
  • Treat Yourself to a Story with Dean Mantz, DEN Guru

According to the GPB event calendar, the event runs from 9:00AM to 3:00PM. Since the first workshop session starts right at 9:00AM, it is recommended that you give yourself enough extra time to park and to check into the conference. The Georgia Public Broadcasting building is located at 260 14th Street NW Atlanta, Georgia 30318.

For more information about this event, please visit the Georgia Public Broadcasting event calendar or contact GPB via email, A more detailed description of workshop sessions may be found at




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