The Social Learning Summit is quickly approaching and the Keynote Speaker, Hall Davidson, is looking for some wisdom from the crowd. Part of his presentation, titled “The First Truly Collaborative, Impromptu, Online Social Keynote in the History of The World” will include user generated content to confirm three statements: I. Why Kids are Different 2. Why schools are resistant to change 3. Why The Change is important and Necessary
Here’s where you come in. Based on the information below, grab your phones, video cameras, ideas and start contributing to the keynote.
You can contribute to these 6 categories
Past – Videos or stills that show older technology. The old days…
Future – Gizmos, gadgets, breakthrough stuff. This can be real or something you made up (convincingly)
Students - Students doing great work demonstrating they are 21st Century Learners
Dopey - Current practices, policies, rules, posters, handbooks with stuff so-last-decade
Great Current practices, great work examples by teachers, students, administrators
Personal: Impassioned, personal plea for the education system our students (and teachers) deserve.
Final Shoutout from participant groups or individuals to everybody else.
Video & Image Submissions
Submitters should title the video with the above words in bold so we can sort them and send them to rNrjojiip69L@m.youtube.com Clips should all be very short, probably less than a minute.
Photos should also use the words above in bold for the title and should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Twitter will also play an important part in gathering information for the presentation. Using the categories Past, Future, Student, Dopey, Personal – tweet your thoughts using the follow hashtags.
#tp421 – (words describing education’s past)
#tf421 – (words describing the glorious future)
#s421 – (positive words describing the noble, American, and/or global student)
#d421 – [negative words describing hide-bound or dopey practices)
#p421 – (words with impassioned personal plea for the education system our students and teachers deserve)
This is your time to show the power of the DEN and the wisdom of the crowd! Submit today and be featured in the midday keynote session of the Social Learning Summit!