What Can Be Done in Just 60 Seconds?

Presenter: Julia Osteen
Location: Norcross, GA, USA
Twitter: @josteen

Presentation Title: What Can Be Done in Just 60 Seconds?

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What can be done in just 60 seconds?

empty a trash can
reply to an email
wipe spots off a mirror
cut a loose string off your clothing
OR – empower a generation!

The 60 second recap video site attempts to do just that. Their mission? To make the great works of literature accessible, relevant and irresistible to today’s teens. But the site does not stop there. It also invites a greater conversation and participation into the realm of global contribution for the purpose of education.

Sure, we want kids to get excited about reading but we also want kids to get other kids excited about reading. Find out how one teacher has used someone else’s great idea to empower her students further as readers, writers, and contributors to the greater conversation.

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6 Responses to “What Can Be Done in Just 60 Seconds?”

  1. […] – Apr• 14•12 The last and final K12 Online Conference that I decided to watch was What Can Be Done in Just 60 Seconds? by Julia Osteen. I thought that this was a great conference. This conference talked about the 60 second recap. The […]

  2. […] 27, 2012 Andrew Thompson Reflections What can be done in just 60 seconds? Apparently quite a bit, according to Julia Osteen, including empowering a generation. Her […]

  3. […] week, the first video I watched was titled What Can Be Done in Just 60 Seconds?. Just as the title suggests, the presenter is talking about how much learning can fit into 60 […]

  4. R. Bryant says:

    “What Can Be Done in Just 60 Seconds” Is a great presentation, and a great idea? I think that many students would do a project that they could finish in 60 seconds.

  5. […] of language arts.  60 second recap is the new book report!  The presentation by Julie Osteen “What can be done in just 60 seconds?”, explaining the ways that teachers could and should use this resource, was clear and […]

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