ISTE 2012

Just over a week before I board an air plane on my way to San Diego and my third ISTE conference! I am determined to make the most of it since I rather suspect it will be my last for a long time. (Time and cost!). With so many choices and great presenters it is really hard to chose how to get the most out of the time there. I remember writing this down after Philadelphia last year:

As a second time visitor to ISTE I felt pretty confident that I would be able to learn a lot, meet new people and be amazed. I did accomplish all of the above, but wish I had more time, had networked more and had attended more presentations. Not to mention that I did not spend any time at the Bloggers’ cafe.

My advice to first time visitors:

  1. ISTE’s10 Tips for ISTE 2012 Attendees: Making the Most of Your Conference Experience
  2. Join the people at the Blogger’s cafe and SocialEdCon, find dates time and info here!
  3. Look for info here: Cybraryman Internet Catalogue
  4. Be sure to visit the Newbie Lounge – info here!
  5. Sign up here to find people to follow on Twitter

My plan this far: attend these presentations and spend time in the Newbie Lounge and Bloggers cafe! See you!

Conference Planner for Ann S. Michaelsen

Sunday, June 24

ISTE 2012 Tweet-up [Other Program Events; Meeting/Gathering]
Location: SDCC Halls DE Lobby, Table Table 29

Redefining Horizons: Encouraging Students’ Passion to Achieve [Sir Ken Robinson  Keynote]
Monday, June 25

Block Scheduling in a 1:1 School: Itslearning, PLN, Global Classroom Ann Michaelsen, Ingunn K. Wiig

Digital Learning Farm: Students as Contributors
Alan November

Personal and Professional Growth Using Web 2.0
Steve Hargadon

Spreading the Word: Eight Ways to Start Conversations around Change
Will Richardson

Empathy: The 21st Century Skill
Alan November, November Learning

Beyond Googling: Using Technology To Build A Culture of Inquiry  Chris Lehmann, Science Leadership Academy

Online Communities of Practice and Their Role in Education Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach, Powerful Learning Practice with Darren Cambridge
Tuesday, June 26

What’s It Means To Be a Digital Leader? Unpacking the NETS*A Steven Anderson with Kyle Pace

High Tech High Student Work Larry Rosenstock, 

The Many Faces of the Flipped Classroom Aaron Sams,  Brian Bennett, Jonathan Bergmann

Networked Educators: The Art of Leveraging Social Media to Connect Beth Still, ESU 13 with Paula Naugle, Nicholas Provenzano and Josh Stumpenhorst

A Broader Perspective on Data: Infographics and Visualization David Warlick, The Landmark Project

The Steep Unlearning Curve: Rethinking Schools, Classrooms, and Learning Will Richardson, 

Digital Jam: A Rocking Event with iPads, iPods, and You! Kevin Honeycutt, ESSDACK with Ginger Lewman
Wednesday, June 27

The Evolving Face of Leadership in 21st Century Schools Patrick Larkin, Burlington High School

Sneak Preview: Windows 8 – Windows Reimagined Anthony Salcito, Microsoft Worldwide Education 

Data Reveals Stories: How Students Can Use Data for Learning
Ewan McIntosh, NoTosh Limited digital | design thinking

Learning 2.0: How Social Media is Redefining Learning and Teaching Steve Hargadon, Classroom 2.0

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