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Creativity Strand Keynote April 24, 2017

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Samuel Wright is a cutting edge music educator that embodies creativity. He taught last year in Korea and then this past summer, moved, with his young family, to Austria. He defines risk-taking in his professional and musical life. He integrates technology into music lessons that seamlessly pushes his students to create and compose using a variety of applications and programs.

On Monday, April 24, 2017, you will see how he has developed his curriculum and collaborated over many continents with other like-minded educators.

He has published iBooks which are found on iTunes U. He delights in creating opportunities for his students and is always looking to creating innovation projects. He has years of experience in Music Education, Composition, Ensembles, Orff & Curriculum Development, PYP (Primary Years Program – International Baccalaureate Primary)  to MYP (MIddle Years Program –  International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme)  and Diploma Music.

He is an Apple Distinguished Educator (2015). His website offers a wonderful insight to his creative process with his students, https://wrightstuffmusic.com/

2016-17 Announcements Uncategorized

Save the Date – Panel Discussion on the Opening Keynote led by Julie Lindsay

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Save the date: November 3 at 8:00 pm EDT. Find the time where you are here. As part of K12 Online Conference’s new format, there will be a panel discussion around the ideas presented in Julie Lindsay’s opening keynote presentation. Some of the panelists will be:


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Dr. Leigh Zeitz: ISTE Global Collaboration PLN President

Lucy Gray: Global Education Conference

Anne Mirtschin: global educator from Australia

Sonya Van Schaijik: Chinese language teacher from New Zealand

The panel discussion will be broadcast from YouTube Live. Audience participation (questions, comments) will be most welcome.



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K12 Online Conference Mini-Conference Schedule

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Announcing the new schedule for K12 Online mini-conferences! Please share this information with others.

October 31, 2016
Keynote: Julie Lindsay ~ @julielindsay
(Other activities to be held during the following week.)


  • Learning Spaces
    November 14 – 18, 2016
    Keynote: David Jakes ~ @djakes
  • Design Thinking
    January 9 – 13, 2017
    Keynote: John Spencer ~ @spencerideas
  • Creativity
    April 3 – 7, 2017
    Keynote: Alex Ruthmann ~ @alexruthmann

As a reminder, our new conference format will feature a keynote, interactive panel discussions focusing on the theme of each keynote, and asynchronous interaction opportunities for participants using Voxer and Twitter chats.