These two inspiring days have flown by! Here's a link to the full schedule again, and here are the titles of the main sessions I'm choosing among for my last session. Google Apps Tips to Save You Time and Headache in the Classroom Automate your Life with Google Scripts Digitally Literate: How I Gave up … Continue reading integratED: One Last Session!
We're back for Day Two of the integratED conference! Here's the session I'm heading to this morning, and here's a link to the full schedule of sessions. iDevices in the Classroom: Consume, Collaborate, and Create Jennifer Gingerich, Educational Technology Consultant, Contractor Participants will examine effective uses of iPods and iPads in the classroom. Take your students beyond … Continue reading integratED Day Two: Morning Sessions
The day is in its home stretch: tonight's keynote is from Alfie Kohn. Here's his bio from his website: Alfie Kohn writes and speaks widely on human behavior, education, and parenting. The author of twelve books and scores of articles, he lectures at education conferences and universities as well as to parent groups and corporations. Kohn's criticisms … Continue reading integratED Keynote: Alfie Kohn
I'm heading downstairs to room 405 to the Vendor Expert Session on "Why do I need textbooks when I have..." We shall see...this is a big question I have, especially in the context of our students' families spending so much on iPads.
This conference is unlike any other I've attended: it has a huge focus on active learning and hands-on experiences, which is exactly the kind of thing that holds my attention and gets me excited. I'm having a hard time deciding which sessions to attend, so here's a quick look at all of my options. Again, … Continue reading integratED sessions: Active Learning Workshops
This morning's conference begins with an "unconference," an opportunity for attendees to recommend discussion topics and present to one another on the fly. I've never done anything like this before and I'm pumped: Howard Levin, our school's director of educational innovation, mentioned that this should be one of the highlights of the weekend. Here we … Continue reading Live from integratED: The Unconference
So here's my favorite part of any conference: the agenda. This one's a doozy: there's a smorgasbord of amazing offerings at this shin-dig. I can't wait! Behold: the integratED 2013 agenda.
I'm spending the next two days at a really cool conference here in SF: the integratED San Francisco conference, hosted by Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep. Several of my colleagues from Schools of the Sacred Heart, San Francisco will be also be joining me. Stay tuned to this space to follow my adventures this weekend!