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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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The Reality of Enabling School Change: A Story of Risk, Hurdles, and Hope

Who:
Darren Draper, Dave Doty, Scot McCombs
When:
Session Six
Where:
Room 209

July 1, 2009 marked the first day of the Canyons School District. In this conversation we'll discuss the creative and logistical rewards and challenges of implementing a new vision for technology to improve student achievement and engage stakeholders.

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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.