We all have heard of a very merry “unbirthday”, but have you heard of an unconference? Today, the LC members were tasked with coming up with the burning questions and issues that they absolutely positively knew they wanted to see addressed before they left the Symposium. These 24 topics were set into an agenda and
Have you ever wondered how Common Craft creates their simple yet informative digital videos? Well, thanks to Dr. Lodge McCammon and the DEN LC Symposium, your fearless DEN Leadership Council now knows, and we are here to share it with you! Dr. Lodge McCammon, a good friend of the DEN, currently calls North Carolina his
Day two in Waltham began with an air of anticipation for Christopher Dede, Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. Today, there has been a shift in the knowledge and skills society values. As we all know, the traditional industrial model no longer serves the majority of the students.
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Image by rmom352 via Flickr Today was filled with unconference sessions set by request of the participants. There were 24 different sessions offered in 4 time slots. My day began with geocaching in the rain with Porter Palmer. She confessed to being new to geocaching, but has a great depth of knowledge and enthusiasm about
Today was our “unconference” day. It is one of the best things the DEN has started at these little annual meetings of ours. Last night, a long line of people stood before the group and announced something they would like to work on. Each of us wrote that down on a piece of card stock.
Just made this cool map of our MD STARs on www.mapalist.com. See if you can find yourself!
We are learning and networking at the Discovery Leadership Council Symposium. Today we attend an unconference and were able to network with all of the wonderful and knowledable Den members from across the country. We used EDMODO to take notes and connect during the sessions. This might be a good tool for you to use
This blog post is in cooperation with the DEN LC from Pennsylvania. RJ and Meg have shared their recent posting discussing all of the new updates with Diigo.
Bestselling author, Don Tapscott, adjunct Professor of Management at the University of Toronto, hosts a special Webinar, part of EdTechConnect Webinar series, where he will discuss MacroWikinomics, its impact on the world of education and the implications it holds for the future. MacroWikinomics: Rebooting Business and the World is the sequal to the groundbreaking