Wednesday, May 13, 2020

REINVENTING.SCHOOL Recording + This Week's Show | Learning Revolution Sessions #learningrevolution

The recording of last week's inaugural weekly interview series, "REINVENTING.SCHOOL," is available both on YouTube and in a special discussion group at LearningRevolution.comThe episode topic was "The Next 12 Months" with guests Randi Weingarten (president of the 1.7 million-member American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO), Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel (former Obama White House Health Policy Adviser, and Vice Provost of Global Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania), Dr. Sonja B. Santelises (CEO of Baltimore City Public Schools), and student Lyric Lee Taylor.

The topic of this week's show is "Paying for School - Today and Tomorrow." Join the live broadcast Thursday at 4:00 pm US-EDT here. Participate in the pre-show voting survey on the question of "K12 Costs and Staffing - What Is the Likely Scenario in the Next 12 Months?" here.

The rest of this week's 2020 Learning Revolution daily online conference sessions are below. To see all sessions submitted so far, and to correspond with presenters, click hereRecordings of past sessions are listed on the Recordings page. The conference hashtag is #learningrevolution.

All times are US-Eastern Daylight Time - to see them in your own time zone and to get the links for attending live, click HERE.

  • 10:00 AM - The Virtual Classroom Show Episode #3: Do's & Don't in the Virtual Classroom with Rusty May, School Counselor & Creator of
  • 11:00 AM - Improving the quality of source-based writing through better process and early feedback. with Kyle Zegarac - Business Development Manager, PowerNotes | Wilson Tsu - Founder and CEO
  • 12:00 PM - The Human Side of Exponential Change: How to Thrive with Julie M. Wilson, Founder & Executive Director, Institute for the Future of Learning | Grant Lichtman; author and K-12 education thought leader
  • 3:00 PM - Telling Our Stories: Global CommunitiesThrough Digital Narratives with Elizabeth Davis, Ed.D.
  • 6:00 PM - Creating an Elementary School Virtual Learning Commons using Google Sites: Session 1 of 3 with Aaron G. Noll, School Librarian & ESL Teacher, Boston Public Schools | Deborah Lang Froggatt, District Library Services Director
  • 5:00 AM - Global Impact Schools Self-Study - Design a whole school approach to global competence with Aaron Moniz Co-Founder of Inspire Citizens
  • 1:00 PM - Student-Centered Pedagogy in a Virtual World: Redesigning Instruction Tools and Techniques that Build Online Connections with Jillian Maynard, Reference & Instruction Librarian | Joy Hansen, Reference & Instructional Design Librarian
  • 3:00 PM - Unreal Learning Experiences: Exploring and Storytelling in AR and VR with Rachelle Dene Poth, Spanish and STEAM Teacher, Consultant | Riverview School District, Jr. Sr. High School
  • 4:00 PM - The Weekly REINVENTING.SCHOOL interview series with Howard Blumenthal
  • 11:00 AM - Recalibrating Learning & Society during COVID19 with Dr. Beate W. Nguyen, Principal & Global Scholar-Practitioner, Archdiocese of Los Angeles/St. Augustine School & Loyola Marymount University
  • 12:00 PM - Designing ePortfolios: Four Considerations with Barbara M. Hall, Director of Curriculum and Associate Professor, Northcentral University | Miranda Regnitz, Curriculum Project Manager in the School of Education at Northcentral University
  • 2:00 PM - Why Are You Still Sending Your Kids to School? with Blake Boles, author of Why Are You Still Sending Your Kids to School?
  • 3:00 PM - Go Rogue: Creating Chaos to Re-energize Your Classroom! with Rachelle Dene Poth, Spanish and STEAM Teacher, Consultant, Riverview School District, Jr. Sr. High School
  • 4:00 PM - Online Education for Teacher Leaders and Administrators: How to Support Your Faculty's Transition to Online Teaching During COVID-19 with Allison Bell, Manager of Training Programs, Manhattan Prep

How you can participate in the Learning Revolution:

PRESENT: Submit to present a regular session on an education topic here. See the long list of potential strands here. If you present for a living and need to figure out an appropriate role in the Learning Revolution Conference, email
HOST: Host a conversation here. Instead of giving a formal presentation, would you like to guide a group discussion on a specific topic? Hosted conversations are listed in the conference calendar and held in a virtual Zoom room with up to 300 participants. Or start a regular "show"--we're looking for individuals who might want to host a regular topic-specific "show" or interview series during and after the conference--email if this is you! 
ORGANIZE: Organize your own mini-conference inside of the Learning Revolution conference here. You create a group for your topic, come up with a strand tag for your topic/group, encourage your audience (and/or others) to join and to submit topic-specific presentation proposals.
SPONSORHelp by sponsoring or supporting this event-- you can become a conference partner or sponsor, you can sponsor a special speaker or a show, or you can hold a commercial conference session. Email

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