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10:30 – 12:00Session Four
12:30 – 2:00Session Five
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The current focus on standards is misguided and will result in students prepared for yesterday's world, rather than ready to create tomorrow. In this presentation, we will explore alternative concepts for organizing teaching and learning that will allow students to solve problems which they face now and in the future.
We will discuss how teachers can design powerful and engaging learning experiences by focusing on narrative, pedagogy, social media, creative curricula, and the world outside the classroom. I will illustrate how a 5-year K12 Adventure Learning program engaged millions of students worldwide and assist participants in designing Adventure Learning lessons.
How can we as educators and community partners cultivate strong youth leaders in an era of constantly changing technology? The answer is simple: youth as agents of this change. This conversation will focus on implementing student-driven, service-learning program models in schools.
Community partnerships enable schools to give students experiences outside the classroom. Students can apply their education and learn from nontraditional teachers.
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...
What can be done when students require additional support beyond the classroom? How can we offer support for students while balancing a full teaching load? How can resources be made available to effectively offer differentiated support? This conversation will focus on creating a structured set of mathematics resources both inside and outside of school.
Digital storytelling, podcasting, Flash animation, Scratch, etc are just a few powerful tools to create content or the web. The list is tremendous! This conversation will discuss current thoughts on creating and creativity, focus on best practices and explore some of these amazing tools.
Diane Ackerman's quote, "play is the brain's favorite way of learning" is oft used to describe the learning that takes place in elementary schools. Despite that belief, a simple visit to any school in the country will reveal a picture that flies in the face of Ackerman's statement....
- Jeff Kessler, Tyrone Kidd, Juan Gabriel Sanchez, Erin Garvey
- Session Five
- Room 303
The sequel to "Forging Student Teacher Relationships in an Era of Shared Learning," Tyrone Kidd and Jeff Kessler are back to expand upon the topic. In this session, Jeff and Tyrone will work with new SLA faculty to describe how students have helped them adapt to the SLA community.
The intention of this workshop is to explore how the ideal of more democratic and progressive classrooms might look today in light of 1:1 computing, networked communication and other tools that might be available.
Why Has Technology Failed to Bring Substantial Change to American Schools (and what can we do about it)?
The authors of Disrupting Class ask "Why haven't computers brought about a transformation in schools the way they have in other areas of life?". Excellent question. Join us for a discussion of what we can do to change that situation. Bring any and all ideas to share.
Wiki's are not meant to house static content. See a MediaWiki implementation that highlights how a teacher can have their curricula materials online, make it visually appealing and increase the ability for collaboration among the learning community.
On Youth Voices, students publish images, videos, audio, and text not just to communicate but to connect with each other in groups of passionate inquiry. National Writing Project and EdTechTalk teachers who have been building this site with their students for seven years. Come learn more about a multi-school, peer-to-peer social network.