The K12 Online Conference opened with a Fireside chat on Monday 16, to be followed by a Keynote to launch the two weeks of presentations on Monday 23 October.
You will find details of the two-week program by looking at the K12 Online Conference Agenda.
All the sessions of the conference will be available for download, which is genuinel global! There were over 70 propposals submitted for the conference, though only 36 were chosen at the end.
It is the first online learning conference in the world which will use the the following Web 2.0 tools throughout:
- K12 Online Conference Hitchhikr — A page where you can read blog entries posome links that may be useful to you:
- K12 Online Conference Blog Tagger — This tool will help you generate Technorati tags for your blogs that will make it much easier for you to have your blogs accessible to other conference attendees.
- My Keynote Wiki — Here you can register yourself to the wiki page and generate your own conference notebooks for taking notes during the various presentations and conversations. Through this wiki page, your notes will be available to others — and visa-versa.
- Setting up a Blogger blog — This is a print (pdf) handout that will help you to set up a blog using blogger.com.
- Setting up an EduBlogs blog — This print (pdf) handout will assist you in setting up an EduBlogs blog.
- Setting up a Bloglines Account — This print (pdf) handout will help you set up a Bloglines account so that you can aggregate discussions about this conference.
- Setting up a flickr account — Handout (pdf) for setting up a flickr account, though there will likely not be very many pictures associated with this conference — or maybe there will.
Now back to the Conference ........................
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Derailing Education: Taking Sidetrips for Learning
David Warlick is a 30 year educator, author, blogger, and Web 2.0 programmer. Since 1981, he has been using information and communication technologies to help people learn, young and old. When his school could not afford any software for it’s computers, he taught himself to program and wrote award-winning instructional games, before computers could even display in color. His blog postings are read around the world, and his free online web tools are accessed millions of times a week. At heart, David Warlick is a teacher, with a contagious passion and enthusiasm for helping people discover a brand new world of teaching and learning.
David blogs at http://2cents.davidwarlick.com/
and podcasts at http://connectlearning.davidwarlick.com./
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Bookmark the Conference Website, and take advantage of this wonderful digital learning opportunity.