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Connect with the free, online Global Education Conference: Nov 12-16!

12 Nov

Today marks the first day of the 2012 free, online Global Education Conference.  Running all week, nearly 24 hours a day, this conference offers incomparable diversity and opportunities for global connections.

If you are new to the Global Education Conference, #GlobalEdCon “is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. It is designed to significantly increase opportunities for building education-related connections around the globe while supporting cultural awareness and recognition of diversity.”

Here are a few of today’s sessions I think you’ll find interested… and details about the session I am presenting tomorrow, too!  The full schedule can be found here.  And remember, you can follow me on Twitter for ongoing updates, tips and highlights as well!

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12
(All times given in Eastern Time, U.S. Use the schedule above to check times in your area!)

10:00 AM — Opening Keynote: Creating Innovators
Tony Wagner, Technology & Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard
Link to Session: https://sas.elluminate.com/d.jnlp?sid=2008350&password=GECKPart1

1:00 PM — Session: #VideoGamesForGlobalLearning
Terry Heick, Institute for Habits of Mind
Link to Session: https://sas.elluminate.com/d.jnlp?sid=2008350&password=GECPart6

3:00 PM — Keynote: The Lessons I Learned While Making A Difference
Ilona Dougherty, Executive Director of Apathy is Boring
Link to Session: https://sas.elluminate.com/d.jnlp?sid=2008350&password=GECKPart13

10:00 PM — Top 10 Places to Find Real People in Your Community to Globalize Student Learning
Dr. Rita Oates, Oates Associates & Florida Society for Technology in Education
Link to Session: https://sas.elluminate.com/d.jnlp?sid=2008350&password=GECPart36

 

MY SESSION TOMORROW, TUESDAY, NOVEMEBER 13:

11:00 PM — It’s a Small World: Elementary Global Collaboration
Nancye Blair, Education Innovation Specialist & ISTE Emerging Leader
Discover powerful web resources and best practices perfect for connecting young learners around the globe. More details here.
Link to Session: https://sas.elluminate.com/d.jnlp?sid=2008350&password=GECPart101

I would love to connect with you through #GlobalEdCon this week. If you see me, please say hello! And have a great conference!
~Nancye

Free FETC Virtual Conference Today: Schedule and Links

18 Oct

FETC Virtual

Today is the FETC Free Virtual Conference.  There is a great line-up of speakers and sessions, plus opportunities to connect with other educators!  To register and log-in to the sessions, visit Register or Log-in Now.

Schedule:

10:30 am – 11:00 am Dedicated Exhibit Hall Time
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Keynote
Personalization of Learning through Digital Content
Cheryl Lemke, President and CEO
Metiri Group
12:00 pm – 12:15 pm Dedicated Exhibit Hall Time
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Wonders of the Web: Great Tools for Schools
Adam Bellow, Founder, eduTecher
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Dedicated Exhibit Hall Time
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm PLCs in the 21st Century: Partnerships for Powerful Learning
Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach, Co-founder and CEO
Powerful Learning Practice
3:15 pm – 3:45 pm Dedicated Exhibit Hall Time or Technology Classroom
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm The Power of Engaging Projects
Rushton Hurley, Executive Director
NextVista.org
4:45 pm – 5:00 pm Dedicated Exhibit Hall Time
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm 10 Tech Tools You Need To Tackle Classroom Challenges!
Howie DiBlasi
CEO, Digital Journey