During each of the six breakout sessions throughout the weekend, a large number of conversations will take place. This site will help you organize your plan for the weekend and provide the relevant information for each conversation. After signing in, search through the conversations below and mark the sessions you are interested in to populate your personal schedule on the right (or below if on your mobile phone).
Are you a designer of assessment or a survivor? Have you ever been shocked to discover after learning episodes are complete that learners did not, in fact, learn? Do your assessments: Motivate and compel student questions, self-direction and calibration? Enable teacher-student partnership? Communicate “You can do this; I can help?”
Let’s have a conversation about the landscape of online learning for students and faculty. In this session, online learning experiences will be shared and analyzed.
Traditional teacher education has focused on preparing teachers with content knowledge and field experience - but what about connectedness and networking? How can we redesign teacher ed to help pre-service and new teachers learn to and through networking with "experts" (i.e. teachers!) in the field?
Based on our forthcoming book, which provides school leaders with a hands-on guide to rethinking practices to create truly innovative schools, this session will present a framework and step-by-step guide for school transformation. School leaders are invited to bring their whole team along to engage in several exercises to kick-start the process.
Are iTunes U Courses a new disruption in education? Our teachers said goodbye to textbooks and hello to collaboratively building courses in iTunes U, becoming course designers, creative problem solvers, better researchers, collaborative team members, and authorities about content as it relates to curriculum standards and student needs.