Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Thursday - Day Four of the Learning 2.0 Conference with Gina Bianchini, Yong Zhao, and More!

Hard to believe we're at day four of the virtual (and free) Learning 2.0 Conference. We have some great sessions and keynotes for you! Don't miss Gina Bianchini talking about Ning, Mightybell, and creating social software that educators love. Yong Zhao tells us about the ideas from his newest book, World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students. David Loertscher leads an all-star panel of librarians--Gwyneth Jones, Michelle Luhtala,Shannon Miller, and Joyce Valenza--to talk about technology and librarians. And I interview Gordon Dryden on the newest version of his incredible best-selling UNLIMITED: The New Learning Revolution and the Seven Keys to Unlock It. Details on these and other great keynotes (and the recordings from previous days) are at

The list of all the sessions is below. A full hour-by-hour schedule for your time zone can be found HERE. Once you are seeing the calendar, you can click on any session title to copy the link into the Blackboard Collaborate room for that session. (NOTE: TIMES BELOW HAVE BEEN CORRECTED)

Thursday, August 23 - Times in US-Eastern Daylight Time (international time links)

10:00am--Gen Z - Curators of Social Media - Kathy Beck, Instructional Technology Coordinator
10:00am--How To Make Glogster Work for You - Kathy Scarpato/Master Teacher of Training
11:00am--KEYNOTE: Gina Bianchini
12:00pm--Gamify Your Curriculum: Quest-Based Learning with 3DGameLab - Sean J. O'Neil, Technology Coordinator
12:00pm--Take Your Classroom Global! - Kate Gatto, Education Program Manager, TakingITGlobal
1:00pm--KEYNOTE: Yong Zhao
2:00pm--Social and Cognitive Presence as Factors in Learning and Student Retention: An Investigation of the Cohort Model - Sue Alman, Faculty
2:00pm--Student-directed learning: MicroGlobalScope in the classroom - Dejan Boskovic, Mc.S.Biology teacher
3:00pm--Resources,Resources, Resources - Rashidah Tutashinda Educational Technology
4:00pm--Cell Phones for Literacy - Willyn Webb, adjunct professor/high school administrator
5:00pm--KEYNOTE PANEL: Technology and Librarians, David Loertscher moderates a panel with Gwyneth Jones, Michelle Luhtala,Shannon Miller, and Joyce Valenza
7:00pm--When You Go Flat, You Never Go Back: Meet the Flat Classroom! - Julie Lindsay and Vicki Davis, Directors and Co-Founders Flat Classroom
8:00pm--KEYNOTE: Gordon Dryden on UNLIMITED: The New Learning Revolution and the Seven Keys to Unlock It
9:00pm--Connecting Curriculum (Math) to Real-World Situations to Create Investigations with Students - Kristen Beck, Middle School Mathematics Teacher and Writing Project Fellow
9:00pm--It takes a Guild - A Guild of Educators! - Kae Novak
10:00pm--Exploring the opportunities of social media for Indigenous teaching and learning approaches - Dr Henk Huijser
10:00pm--The Changing Space of Education - Anne Mirtschin

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