Monday, October 13, 2008

K12 Online Conference Started Today
In a fully online conference, lots of sessions and intereaction and live fireside chats will be happening over the next couple weeks.
The K-12 Online Conference invites participation from educators around the world interested in innovative ways Web 2.0 tools and technologies can be used to improve learning. This FREE conference is run by volunteers and open to everyone. The 2008 conference theme is “Amplifying Possibilities”. This year’s conference begins with a pre-conference keynote the week of October 13, 2008. The following two weeks, October 20-24 and October 27-31, forty presentations will be posted online to the conference blog (this website) for participants to download and view. Live Events in the form of three “Fireside Chats” and a culminating “When Night Falls” event will be announced. Everyone is encouraged to participate in both live events during the conference as well as asynchronous conversations.

Technically, it was the Preconference Keynote today, but all the same you can view “It Simply Isn’t the 20th Century Any More Is It?: So Why Would We T...

The full schedule is here. And here the Fireside chats. There are discussion groups around each presentation, and the whole thing will wind up with a live 24 hour When Night Falls

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