|8:00 am - 9:30 am |
Welcome and Opening Keynote
|Connecting the Classroom to the Future: Predictions and Predicaments|
Join Kathy Schrock to look at technological predictions and predicaments that have informed the direction of current instruction, and ponder a few questions about teaching for the future. How can teachers design curriculum that embeds technology in a meaningful way? What tools should the classroom technology toolbox contain? And what are the management strategies to facilitate this connected classroom?
|2:15 pm - 3:30 pm|
Afternoon Breakout Sessions
|R.I.P.: Respect for Intellectual Property|
With the advent of tools that allow ripping, burning, mashing, and editing, there is a lot of confusion as to what can be done educationally with content found online. This breakout will take a common-sense look at how educators can both mentor and teach respect for intellectual property.Admin 2.0
New leaders are emerging in schools around the world. This workshop will focus on innovative school leaders who are using social technologies and marrying them with sound philosophy and pedagogical leadership.
Jerry Crisci and Doug Rose
"GeoTechnology" gives students and teachers the ability to visualize and communicate geographical information and data that is essential in the classroom. You will learn about the most useful tools for helping students use and present geospatial data and come away with ideas for incorporating this technology into K-12 classrooms.AUPs and Filtering: What Should We Be Doing?
Sarah Rolle (moderator); Cathy Swan and Rob Miller, Bill Stites
Should districts block sites that teens are using outside of school? Do we need to rewrite our AUPs in order to keep pace with web 2.0 and social networking technologies? District leaders who’ve taken the plunge will talk about the impact of removing filtering at the high school level and how to teach students at all grade levels the responsible, ethical and safe use of the Internet.
|3:40 pm - 4:30 pm|
PLENARY SESSION: A Conversation with Visionary Superintendents