This will be the fourth time that I have attended an ISTE conference. It is one of the biggest conferences for technology teachers and offers an amazing array of learning possibilities, professional development and networking opportunities. Each year the nature of my involvement has changed from being a passive participant attending many sessions and learning my way around this huge 15000 people plus conference, to being an active presenter and organiser. This year’s conference is to be held in Philadelphia, USA from June Following are the sessions that I am presenting at:
- Skype: Connecting and Collaborating Beyond Classroom Walls Poster Session Monday, June 29, 2:00–4:00 pm EDT (Eastern Daylight Time)
Building/Room: PCC Broad Street Atrium, Table 1
- The Magic of Mystery Skype (Accepted Sponsor Activity) Tuesday, June 30, 12:30–1:30 pm EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) Building/Room: PCC 203
- Stories From the Global Classroom Project (Poster Session)
Sunday, June 28, 7:00–8:30 pm EDT (Eastern Daylight Time)
Building/Room: PCC Broad Street Atrium, Table 17
- Global Collaboration [Birds-of-a-feather] Monday, June 29, 5:30–6:45 pm EDT (Eastern Daylight Time)
Building/Room: PCC 111
Other sessions that I am helping to organise:
- Global PLN leadership meeting PLN networking lounge 3:30-4:30pm Tuesday 30th June
- Communities Networking Fair Sunday, June 28, 3:00–5:00 pm
PCC Broad Street Atrium
Other sessions that I would not miss:
- Global Education Day– Sunday 2:00-5:00pm
Sunday, June 28, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- International Initiatives, Issues and Challenges
Monday, June 29, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
- Mobile Learning Playground: Block Party at the Makerspace
Tuesday, June 30, 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
PCC Level 2 Bridge
- Interactive Videoconferencing Playground: Connect with Pirates
Wednesday, July 1, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
PCC Level 3 Overlook
- ISTE Librarians Network Annual Breakfast
Wednesday, July 1, 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
PCC Ballroom B
- Skype Master Teacher Workshop
Saturday, June 27, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
- Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Trainer Academy
Sunday, June 28, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- PLN Leaders Breakfast
Monday, June 29, 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
- VIF brunch at Philadelphia Ballroom North 10am – 12 noon