Category Archives: PRESENTATIONS

The Sandbox Manifesto

I honestly proclaim that everything I have learned about social media, I learned from children. Children have no ulterior motives; they play authentically and transparently. In doing so, they place profound lessons in front of us. How do I know this? From the many times I was privileged to visit with children in their most sacred… Continue Reading

Tucson Has the Classroom Habitudes – Tech Camp Presentation and Resources

I was so honoured to be able to kickoff TechCamp Plug and Play 2011 this week with Tony Vincent in beautiful Tucson, Arizona! TechCamp is a forum that allows educators to collaborate and learn about new digital tools and strategies in the 21st century. I was lucky to have to opportunity to share my ideas… Continue Reading

Understanding YOUR Brand: Designing Our Digital Profiles

Personal Branding is not something that we are formally taught or even deliberately think about. This presentation urges us to consider the topic for ourselves and our students by rethinking how we  “introduce ourselves to the world“. What are your “personal branding habitudes“? View more presentations from Angela Maiers…. Continue Reading

Digital Literacy: Presentation and Resources

I had a wonderful time at the Reading Recovery Conference in Chicago and was excited to see the interest in the topic of Digital Literacy from the perspective of early childhood education. Here are the slides and resources from my talk: Literacy in the Digital Age View more presentations from Angela Maiers…. Continue Reading

Digital Literacy – Reading Recovery Conference 2011

 I am thrilled to be back in Chicago and to give a speech at the Annual Reading Recovery Conference on one of my favorite topics: Digital Literacy. Life changes when we become literate. Our entry into the “literacy club” affords us power and privledge that is unprecedented, and yet we present the idea of literacy… Continue Reading

Celebrating Teachers – A Collection of Online Resources

Research consistently shows that highly skilled, engaging teachers can eliminate the achievement gap, and I couldn’t agree more!

Technology now allows us to share our teaching gifts with one another in more efficient and effective ways.Teaching and Learning Resources are a representation and a celebration of what passionate and dedicated teachers accomplish everyday.

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Classroom 2.0 Resources for The Passion Driven Classroom

Amy Sandvold and I had so much fun talking with the guests and crew on Classroom 2.0 Live yesterday. The session was packed with teachers and leaders across the globe speaking passionately about their vision of 21st Century Classrooms and schools. We had an opportunity to give everyone a sneak peak at our newly released… Continue Reading

Oh, Canada! #RCAC2010

I have just returned home from what I hope to be the first of many trips to Canada. I am so thrilled that I accepted the invitation from my friend and colleague, Doug Peterson (blogging at Doug – Off the Record, on Twitter at @dougpete), to give a keynote presentation at the #RCAC2010 Symposium, one… Continue Reading

Changing Education Paradigms – Sir Ken and RSA Animate

Thanks to a Tweet from Stephen Dill , I discovered another great video to share by the amazing creatives at RSA Annimate. Check out what they did with Dan Pink's book, Drive, here. This time they took the popular and compelling presentation by Sir Ken Robinson, of TED Talk fame, and animated it on a… Continue Reading

TEDxRedmond – Power to the Students

I am a huge fan of TED, a platform for the nation's biggest and brightest thinkers to spread their world changing ideas.  But adults aren't the only ones with big ideas and talents. TEDxRedmond was the first ever TED-events arranged for kids by kids with a theme of "Power to the Students." Over four hundred… Continue Reading

Celebrating September

Celebrate...Image by Јerry via Flickr

Happy Saturday!

It is hard to beleive that October is already here. I have so enjoyed the conversations we began last month, and look forward to continuing them in the weeks and months to come.

Here are some of the most popular post from September:

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Mark Your Calendars – K12 Online Conference 2010

You are all invited to become part of the K12 Online Conference and Network. This is a FREE conference run by passionate educators and volunteers. This year’s conference begins with a pre-conference keynote the week of October 11, 2010. The following two weeks, October 18 and October 25, you will have access to over forty fantastic… Continue Reading

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