Tag archives for #EduCon

  1. Guest Blogger Jennifer Brinson’s Reflections on #EduCon 2.3: Inspiration Despite Exhaustion

    Brinson’s new blog, Learning Litany Jennifer Brinson is a STAR Discovery Educator, PA DEN LC Events Team, Keystone Technology Integrator and an occasional guest blogger on the DEN Blog Network. After spending the last three days attending/participating in EduCon 2.3 at Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia, PA my body is screaming for sleep and my […]

  2. EduCon 2.3: Resources & Reflections

    Shelley Krause’s Archives on Wikispaces Shelley Krause, aka @butwait, is serving as an unofficial archivist again for EduCon 2.3. She provided this service last year, and judging from the depth of her wiki, she is an especially skilled archivist. If you are looking for resources from the unconference conversations, you can check out her wiki, […]

  3. EduCon 2.3 Panel Discussion – Can Schools Support Student Innovation?

    Photo courtesy of Kevin Jarrett Sunday morning at EduCon 2.3 at SLA begins with a panel discussion about the ability of schools to support student innovation. Sam Chaltain – author of American Schools: The Art of Creating a Democratic Learning Community Kathleen Cushman – author of Fires in the Mind Karl Fisch – Algebra Teacher […]

  4. Dr. Remix; or how I learned to stop worrying and love citation ~ Bud Hunt & Joe Bires at #EduCon 2.3

    Joe Bires Bud Hunt, aka, budtheteacher, on Dr. Remix caught my attention by the title, his reputation, and his essential questions for engaging conversation. Hunt is joining us from Colorado via Skype. He is joined live with Joe Bires on site at SLA. From the program precis: Where do our ideas come from? How do […]

  5. Using Google Docs to Improve Student Writing: Larissa Pahomov at EduCon 2.3

    Using Google Docs to Improve Student Writing View more presentations from Larissa Pahomov. Larissa Pahomov is an English teacher at SLA. She begins by asking what you want your students to learn from your writing assignments. We began with a brainstorming conversation to answer Larissa’s question. Our results: writing for publication, clarity of expression, analysis […]

  6. Leroy Nunery: Keynote @ #EduCon 2.3

    jrichardson30 via Twitter Chris Lehmann, Principal of SLA, kicked off the morning activities, reminding the audience that SLA is streaming live. Click this link to join. Lehmann reminds us that this unconference is an event planned by the students of SLA who are master planners at rescheduling on the fly. Wonderful multitaskers, the students work […]

  7. Why Does Innovation Matter? Panel Discussion at EduCon 2.3

    ] EduCon 2.32 Friday Night Panel Planners of EduCon 2.3 have assembled yet again another stellar panel for the Friday Night Panel discussion, Why Does Innovation Matter? Held at the Franklin Institute on January 28, 2011 from 6-8 PM ET, this year’s panel includes: Matt Berg – ICT Director of the Millennium Villages Project and […]

  8. EduCon is almost here!

    A great learning experience is about to begin. Hundreds of educators will be flocking to Philadelphia this weekend for a couple of days of conversations. Chris Lehmann and the staff and students of Science Leadership Academy will be hosting EduCon. From everything I’ve heard, this is a fantastic weekend of sharing, discussing, and finding ways […]

  9. The "Decoupling" of Education and School: Where Do We Begin?

    As always, Will Richardson packed the room to something that just might worry a fire marshal. From the program’s prospective: The next ten years promise to be hugely disruptive for the traditional idea of school as more and more alternative learning platforms are created and expanded. This conversation will focus not on technology but on […]

  10. Christian Long and The Alice Project: Falling Down the Virtual Rabbit Hole

    Christian Long believes that we are architects of the future and questions what does great teaching and learning look like? To demonstrate his point, he brought students Benedikt Kroll and Michael Nathman who experienced self teaching and learning through an interesting project: Falling Down the “Alice Project” Rabbit Hole as together students inverted traditional high […]

  11. Marilyn Perez: Educating ALL Students

    Chris Lehmann opened Saturday’s Sessions at EduCon, a volunteer conference organized around late night meetings, Skype, Twitter and some really dedicated people. Diana Laufenberg, Marci Hall, Zach Chase, Tim Best, Brad Lattimer, Stephanie Dunda, Doug Herman, Matt Baird, Ann Marie Sweeney and parents working registration were among Lehmann’s shout outs for making the logistics of […]

  12. What Is Smart? Conversations Creating the Future

    Friday Night Panel — 6pm-8pm — “What is Smart?” Introductions by Dr. Dennis Wint, CEO of The Franklin Institute opened the conversations creating the future. David Warlick made a mindmap of this panel’s conversation. It is an enlightening synthesis of the conversation, forwarded to me by Jennifer Brinson. The panel, left to right: Happy Fernandez, […]

  13. What Is Smart?

    EduCon 2.2, a three-day conference from January 29-31, 2010 opened Friday evening with an amazing panel discussion at the Franklin Institute.  If you cannot attend in person, Steve Hargadon is coordinating live streaming of the events (see below for information).  As stated on their website, EduCon 2.2 is both a conversation and a conference. And […]