Archive for the ‘2008’ Category

How can we make K-12 Online Even Better?

Please submit your ideas for making the 2009 K-12 Online Conference even better using this Google form!

Thank you to Live Events Committee

There are many things that make the K12online Conference a unique event. One is that in many ways it’s not an event. The sessions are always available, it breaks down barriers of time. However, one of the other things that make the K12 online conference unique is the desire people to get together synchronously. To […]

Help Evaluate K12Online08

If you have participated in any capacity to date in the 2008 K-12 Online Conference, we cordially invite you to help evaluate the conference by completing our online Google form. Your feedback will help improve the conference in 2009. Kudos, criticisms, out-of-the-box suggestions for change, and any other ideas you may have are welcome! This […]

When Night Falls: the afterglow

The K12 Online 2008 conference closed with a 24 hour long conversation that spanned the globe. As night fell across the planet people came together to reminise and share their memories and takeaways from this year’s conference. We gathered in Elluminate and the conversation was moderated by volunteers. The full details are on our When […]

Day 10 Presentations: 31 October 2008

Welcome to day ten of the 2008 K-12 Conference! Today’s presentations include: KICKING IT UP A NOTCH Parental Engagement in the 21st Century – Leveraging web 2.0 tools to engage parents in non-traditional ways Lorna Costantini and Matt Montagne Film School for Video Podcasters Mathew Needleman LEADING THE CHANGE The Lie of Community: The True […]

Leading the Change
There’s Something Going on Here You Need to Know About…

Dennis Richards Andover, Massachusetts, USA Blog: http://innovation3.edublogs.org Bio: Dennis is a former English teacher and administrator in urban and suburban schools for many years. Dennis has always gravitated toward K12 leadership, learning and technology topics. He has graduate degrees from Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English and Harvard University’s School of Education. In addition […]

Leading the Change
The Lie of Community: The True Nature of the Network

Bud Hunt Fort Collins, Colorado, USA Blog: http://budtheteacher.com/blog/ Bio: Bud Hunt is an instructional technologist for the St. Vrain Valley School District in northern Colorado. Formerly, he taught high school language arts and journalism at Olde Columbine High School in Longmont, Colorado. He is a teacher-consultant with the Colorado State University Writing Project, and has […]

Kicking it Up a Notch
Film School For Video Podcasters

Mathew Needleman Los Angeles, California, USA Blog: http://www.needleworkspictures.com/ocr/blog Bio: https://k12online08presenters.wikispaces.com/Mathew+Needleman Bio: Mathew Needleman, Apple Distinguished Educator, has been integrating video in the classroom for seven years as a teacher of kindergarten, first, and second grade. He has specialized in working with English Language Learners and mainstreamed special education students in low-income schools. Mathew’s classroom movies […]

Kicking it up a Notch
Parental Engagement in the 21st Century – Leveraging web 2.0 tools to engage parents in non-traditional ways

Lorna Costantini, St. Catharines, Ontario Canada & Matt Montagne Palo Alto, California, USA Blog: http://www.ourschool.ca & http://middleschoolblog.blogspot.com/ Bio: https://k12online08presenters.wikispaces.com/Lorna+Costantini & https://k12online08presenters.wikispaces.com/Matt+Montagne Bio:Matt and Lorna met each other ‘virtually’ through their mutual interests in new ways to consider parental involvement and through their participation in the Webcast Academy’s class of 2.4. Lorna and Matt are members […]

Day 9 Presentations: 30 October 2008

Welcome to day nine of the 2008 K-12 Conference! Today’s presentations include: KICKING IT UP A NOTCH Interactive tools for remote and synchronous mentoring Michele Wong Kung Fong Monsters Bloom in Our Wiki Ann Oro and Anna Baralt LEADING THE CHANGE Teaching Web 2.0 – Everything you need in one place Wendy Drexler Telling the […]