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A Call For All Educators! How Do We Get More "Connected" Principals?

Who:
George Couros, Patrick Larkin
When:
Session Four
Where:
Room 209

George Couros and Patrick Larkin the creators of the Connected Principals Blog and #cpchat will lead a conversation about how to connect more educational leaders through social media in order to expedite school improvement efforts.

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Diversifying Your Rolodex

Who:
Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach
When:
Session Three
Where:
Room 204

This conversation will explore a lack of gender diversity in the edtech thought leader space, and in a panel/participant interactive format, crowdsource wisdom for solutions and collective action surrounding the issue.

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The Ethical Obligation to Teach, Learn & Share Globally

Who:
Alec Couros, Dean Shareski
When:
Session Five
Where:
Room 208

Given that many teachers now have increased access to generous social networks and free digital resources, to what extent does this condition obligate teachers to share and connect their work, and the work of their students? While not often mandated by policy, what are the ethical considerations around the act of sharing as the pedagogical default?

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What's Wrong With This Picture?

Who:
Darren Kuropatwa, Dean Shareski
When:
Session Four
Where:
Room 208

This conversation will explore curriculum and cross disciplinary opportunities to explicitly teach visual literacy skills using concrete examples from the news and a Mythbusters approach to YouTube. Bring your laptop and be prepared to play and learn and talk.