Monday, January 29, 2018

Special Opportunity - Join Global Ed Day TCEA Online or Face to Face

If you're headed to the TCEA Convention and Exposition you can join us live and face-to-face for one or both of two Global Education Day sessions we'll be holding there on February 5. See the additional information below, and the registration link...

Or if you won't be with us in Texas, you can follow along and get all the resources online and for free! The Edmodo "Global Education Day at TCEA 2018" group is open to all to join. Go to on your computer or phone, clickon “Join a Group” and follow instructions using the group code "pj4ti4". You can also get text updates by texting the code pj4ti4 to 27291 to start getting updates.

More Information for the Texas-bound: 

Lucy Gray and I traditionally hold a super-fun annual Global Education Day at the ISTE conference, and we are now expanding to bring this face-to-face global event to other conferences. You can join us on Monday, February 5th at the Austin Convention Center for one or both of two special half-day face-to-face meetings which will allow you can connect and collaborate with other globally-minded educators.
  • Inspirational ignite talks by noted educators and organizations working to connect classrooms;
  • Round-table discussions in which educators will showcase specific examples of global projects;
  • A global resource cool tools smackdown in which attendees will share the best resources and tools for creating global experiences for students.
These global meetups will take place at the TCEA Convention and Exposition as part of TCEA’s premium registration hands-on workshops. Registration is required, and premium registrations do sell out each year, so don't delay! Also: workshops and events on this premium day are filled on a first-come, first-served basis to registrants. We cannot guarantee that there will be space in our events so we recommend that you plan ahead and get there early. If our sessions are filled, there will be other workshops you can attend.

Note: this is a physical, face-to-face event, not a virtual or online event. Please register ONLY if you can be in Austin, Texas on February 5, 2018. Contact Lucy Gray directly at if you are interested in speaking or facilitating.

Here's our schedule:

Session 1
9:00 - 9:15 AM Open remarks by Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon
9:15 - 9:30 AM First three ignite talks
9:30 - 10:15 AM Roundtable Discussion - Round 1
10:15 - 10:30 AM Next three ignite talks
10:30 - 11:15 AM Roundtable Discussion - Round 2
11:15 - 11:45 AM Last set of ignite talks
11:45 - 12:00 PM Global Resources/Tools Duel

Session 2
1:00 - 1:15 PM Open remarks by Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon
1:15 - 1:30 PM First three ignite talks
1:30 - 2:15 PM Roundtable Discussion - Round 1
2:15 - 2:30 PM Next three ignite talks
2:30 - 3:15 PM Roundtable Discussion - Round 2
3:15 - 3:45 PM Last set of ignite talks
3:45 - 4:00 PM Global Resources/Tools Duel

Many, many thanks to Edmodo for their sponsorship of this event, and to TCEA for their support and the use of this meeting space. Here’s a flyer that you can share with friends and colleagues: We would appreciate it you could distribute this widely.
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