Archive for the ‘2009-Leading the Change’ Category

Remixing History: The Cigar Box Project

Presenter: Neil Stephenson Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page Presentation Title: Remixing History: The Cigar Box Project Presentation Description: Neil Stephenson believes in the power of technology to bring the past into the future. Empowered with 21st century tools, Stephenson’s Grade 7 students reinterpret events from five periods that have shaped […]

Using computer games as a context for learning and social interaction

Presenter: Ollie Bray Location: Edinburgh / Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page Presentation Title: Using computer games as a context for learning and social interaction Presentation Description: After a brief introduction Ollie Bray describes the use of commercially available computer games in the classroom. In particular he focuses on why […]

Probing the Prospects of Paperless Pedagogy

Presenter: Jason Neiffer Location: Helena, Montana, USA Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page Presentation Title: Probing the Prospects of Paperless Pedagogy Presentation Description: After years of lobbying, my high school World Cultures course is now assigned to a computer lab each day during my school year. In this proto-one-to-one environment, I am attempting a […]

21st Century Learning Plato’s Way

Presenter: Gail Dyer Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page Presentation Title: 21st Century Learning Plato’s Way Presentation Description: This presentation provides a snapshot of web 2.0 and games based learning which have been implemented in our school and how we have managed to achieve this across all grades Kindergarten to […]

Building A Web 2.0 Culture

Presenter: Paul Curtis Location: Napa, California, United States Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page Presentation Title: Building A Web 2.0 Culture Presentation Description: Web 2.0 is more than a set of technology tools. It reflects the democratization of information, the power of collaboration and the personalization we hope to find in any school. Taking […]

Moogpal in Action

Presenter: Chris Fitzgerald Walsh Location: Walnut Creek, California, USA Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page Presentation Title: Moogpal in Action Presentation Description: What do you get when you cross Moodle with Google Apps with Drupal? Moogpal! This presentation provides a preview of the development work currently underway by New Tech Network of high schools […]

Slippery Rocks & Hard Places: Twelve Bridges and Learning Matters

Presenter: Dennis Richards Location: Andover, MA, USA Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page Presentation Title: Slippery Rocks & Hard Places: Twelve Bridges and Learning Matters Presentation Description: To begin, I want you to know I created a wiki that expands upon the notions I discuss in this presentation/video. If you find what I say […]

Whither ePortfolios

Presenter: Drew Buddie Location: Rickmansworth, UK Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page Presentation Title: Whither ePortfolios Presentation Description: A somewhat provocative viewpoint of what constitutes an ‘ePortfolio’ and a very brief cursory overview of the use of one ePortfolio tool that can be integrated within a VLE. The presentation will suggest that ePortfolios are ubiquitous, […]

You Might Be a 21st Century Leader if…

Presenter: David Wells Location: Montpelier, VT Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page Presentation Title: You Might Be a 21st Century Leader if… Presentation Description: 21st Century School Leaders are critical to the success of students and the advancement of technology integration in our schools. But would you know a 21st Century Leader if you […]

Digiteens: Digital Citizenship by Digital Teenagers

Presenter: Vicki Davis and Westwood Schools Students Location: Camilla, Georgia, USA Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page Presentation Title: Digiteens: Digital Citizenship by Digital Teenagers Presentation Description: Much of digital citizenship education focuses on adults compiling information to share with students, this method provides a framework for students to conduct authentic research with global […]