Learning @ the Speed of Technology

I’ll be traveling from the Midwest Google Summit to Illinois State University on Tuesday, November 5th to do the keynote for the T21Con Conference and the ISU College of Education.  I’ll be speaking about educational technology to a large group of students who are studying to be teachers, about what makes sense, what does effective use […]

Crossing Wisconsin

I’ll be keynoting the Midwest Google Summit in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin this upcoming Monday and doing several presentations.  It’s always my pleasure to return to central Wisconsin where I went to college as I had a great experience at UW-Stevens Point. The keynote takes me into new territory, and is a reflection of my new work […]

GAFE Summit Illinois

This Wednesday and Thursday (3/27 – 3/28) I’ll be presenting at the Illinois Google Apps for Education Summit in Northbrook, Illinois, at Glenbrook North High School.  It’s my third GAFE Summit (joining GAFE New England and GAFE Southern Summit) and I’m looking forward to connecting with friends and learning new things about Google Apps, which […]

TCEA TEC SIG | Learning at the Speed of Technology

I’ll be returning next week (October 3-5, 2012) to one of my favorite towns, Austin, Texas to keynote the TCEA Technology Coordinators Special Interest Group (TEC SIG).  It’s always my honor to work with the fine people in Texas and see some of my friends, who I can honestly say have become some of my […]

Learning at the Speed of Technology | NYSCATE Summer Leadership Conference

I’ll be in Troy, New York for the NYSCATE/SAANYS Summer Leadership Institute on July 26 and 27, 2012. It’s my honor to do the opening keynote for the conference and support the essential work of NYSCATE and SAANYS (School Administrators Association of New York State). The conference theme is the “changing landscape of the digital […]

ISTE Webinar | Social Media and Device Guidelines

On Wednesday, March 28, 2012, I’ll be presenting another Webinar for the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE). I’ve done a number of them now and I really enjoy them, especially the professional way they are run by Debren Ferris. This one is specifically on guidelines for social media use in school and student-owned […]

Educon 2.4 | Philadelphia, PA

I’ll be at Educon 2.4 in Philadelphia this January.  I’ll be leading a conversation entitled “What If,” designed to give participants an opportunity to do some divergent thinking and visioning.  I see too much “blinder thinking” in education and this will be a simple attempt at helping people rethink their thinking, and how they develop […]

What If The Story Changed?

This presentation is about changing the story of what we do, the challenges behind that, and examples of what that change might look like. The presentation is based in a very simple idea I’ve been exploring lately, and one based in rethinking the way in which both individuals and organizations respond to new thinking and […]