Posts Tagged ‘education’

Making, Tinkering & Design

Presenter: Karen Wilkinson – Director, Tinkering Studio Location: San Francisco, CA / United States @TinkeringStudio Presentation Description: The Tinkering Studio is a public space within the Exploratorium in San Francisco, where we design opportunities for people to “think with their hands” in order to construct meaning and understanding through STEM-rich learning experiences. In this talk, […]

Five Steps to Level Up Your Teaching

Presenter: Sarah Thomas Location: Woodbridge, VA @sarahdateechur Presentation Title: Five Steps to Level Up Your Teaching Presentation Description: The face of instruction is changing, as educators often struggle to engage digital natives. Gamification, or applying game mechanics to non-traditional settings, has proved to be an innovative and effective way to capture the interest of today’s […]

Augmenting Interest in Reading with Augmented Reality

Presenter: Kyle Dunbar Location: Alexandria, VA USA @edtechdunny Presentation Description: Through screencasts, presentation tools and videos of interviews with teachers and students, I will share examples of students creating videos about books they are reading that are linked through the Augmented Reality app Aurasma. Viewers will hear about students drafting their videos, recording their videos, […]

A Tale of Three Classrooms: How and Why We Read, Write, and Think for Each Other

Presenter: Jared Colley and Joel Garza Location: Arlington, TX and Addison, TX @jcolley8 Presentation Description: This presentation demonstrates how a good idea was born out of a collaboration involving three teachers who first set out to do something very traditional with their English classes. Growing from a shared interest to try something different, teachers experimented […]

Igniting Innovation in Teaching and Learning

Presenter: Wesley Fryer Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma USA @wfryer Presentation Title: Igniting Innovation in Teaching and Learning Presentation Description: What ignites your spark for teaching and learning inside and outside the classroom? What sustains your spark for creativity and innovation? What can be a spark of innovation to encourage teachers who are not early adapter […]

The Promise of Leadership

Presenter: Julia Osteen Location: Nashville, TN, USA @josteen Presentation Title: The Promise of Leadership Presentation Description: True leaders make change happen. If we define leadership as influence, then the effective leader has the ability to influence others to accomplish group objectives. For far too long in education, leadership was only expected from those in supervisory […]

Mars Rover, Mars Rover, Send My Own Rover Over

Presenter: Kimberly Herron Location: Inman, KS, USA Twitter: @herronfive Presentation Description: Launch your students into developing space and science vocabulary and concepts as they follow current events of The Curiosity Rover landing on Mars AND design, build, and launch their very own rubber band powered rovers. Mission: Design and construct a rubber band powered rover […]

K12 Online Conference 2012 Call for Proposals: Learn, Share, Remix

The 2012 K-12 Online Conference is coming to a computer near you soon! This year’s FREE online conference will take place the weeks of Oct 22 – 25 and Oct 29 – Nov. 2, with a pre-conference keynote on October 15th. The 2012 theme is, “Learn, Share, Remix.” Educators and students worldwide are invited to […]

Afterglow Live Event: Join Us Monday Night, December 12th!

Please mark your calendars and adjust your schedules to join presenters, participants, and organizers of the 2011 K-12 Online Conference in an “AfterGlow” Closing Live Event on Monday, December 12th at 6:00pm PT / 7:00pm MT / 8:00pm CT / 9:00pm ET. If you’re located outside North American timezones, please use this link (2:00 […]

The Power of Projects

Presenter: Jennifer Wagner Location: Murrieta, CA USA @jenwagner Presentation Title: The Power of Projects Presentation Description: There is POWER in online projects. Come join the conversation as several projects are shared that demonstrate the “POWER” available in online projects. Plus, the conversation will continue on at the resource page where you can share memories of […]