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(Re)Imagining Social Media & Technology in Teacher Education

Who:
Dr. Alec Couros, Dean Shareski
When:
Session Four
Where:
Room 208

Join Dean Shareski and Alec Couros to discuss innovations in teacher education for developing technical skills and new literacies in preservice teachers. We'd like to share our experiences, but more importantly, we'd like to lead a conversation discussing the role of teacher education programs for developing innovative teachers.

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Leadership 2.0: Who Do We Need Our Leaders To Be?

Who:
Chris Lehmann
When:
Session Three
Where:
Room 208

If we assume that the schools we need are inquiry-driven, technology-infused and communities of care, what do leaders have to be to engender and nurture those ideas?

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Learning 2.0 -- Overhauling Classroom Best Practices

Who:
David Warlick
When:
Session Two
Where:
Room 208

Participants in this conversation will discuss specific learning activities that are assigned by members, suggesting enhancements and new elements that bring the assignments into the light of learning 2.0.

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Metacognition: The Real 21st Century Skill.

Who:
Mary Moss
When:
Session Six
Where:
Room 208

With all the talk about 21st century skills and standards, what is really important to teach adolescents? We believe that the ability to self-regulate their learning is the most important skill we can help adolescents develop. In this session, we will present some of our practices and facilitate an open discussion for feedback, dialog, and the sharing of best practices.

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On the Development of Learning Spaces

Who:
David Jakes
When:
Session Five
Where:
Room 208

There are five axioms that form the foundation of the Educon experience. The axioms focus on the characteristics of school, of the role of technology and what learning can become. They provide a framework for informing what we can andshould do as educators.When we discuss pedagogy, when we...
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Tinkering Towards Technology Fluency

Who:
Sylvia Martinez
When:
Session One
Where:
Room 208

Tinkering is a time honored way to learn, invent, and innovate. Yet in schools, tinkering is viewed as wasted time, while instead we teach students to make, do, and invent using rigid procedures with tight timelines. How can we bring the creative benefits of tinkering back to the classroom?