Learning 2.0 Conference

Are you interested in learning?  Of course you are.  As you probably know, August is Connected Educator Month, and finding to ways to learn and connect online is a major focus of CEM.  Steve Hargadon, who helped the DEN with the Social Learning Summit, has put together the Learning 2.0 Conference.  The event is a unique change to participate in global conversations about teaching and learning in the internet age.

Below are a few highlights from today’s schedule.

Learning 2.0 Conference: Aug 21 Highlights                                                                                     
The Learning 2.0 conference, part of CEM this year, kicks into high gear today with a full slate of scheduled sessions.  Day one highlights (and links to them) include:

  • 11 AM -12 PM ET David Warlick, 35 year educator, founder of The Landmark Project, the Citation Machine; recently named one of the ten most influential people in educational technology
  • 2 PM – 3 PM ET Marc Prensky, educator and author, Game-Based LearningDon’t Bother Me, Mom…I’m LearningTeaching Digital NativesFrom Digital Natives to Digital WisdomBrain Gain.
  • 4 PM – 5 PM ET Michelle Pacansky-Brock, founder, Teaching Without Walls, consultant at VoiceThread, blogger, Cisco’s GETideas.org
  • 6 PM – 7 PM ET Lucy Gray, 18 year educator, Chicago Public Schools, University of Chicago’s Center for Science and Mathematics Education, Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Certified Teacher
  • 8 PM – 9 PM ET Rob Fried, Associate Professor of Education, Northeastern University,The Passionate Teacher, The Passionate Learner, and The Game of SchoolAll sessions are in Blackboard Collaborate—to make sure you’re ready to go, click here for a check-up at the Collaborate support center.
For a complete schedule of sessions, visit the conference site.

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