Jun 06 2011

ISTE 2011 Events & Resources

Now in its 32nd year, the International Society for Technology in Education's Annual Conference & Exposition features an array of professional learning and collaborative networking opportunities. The theme for this year's event, to be held June 26–29 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, is "Unlocking Potential."

Conference Kickoff and ISTE Member Celebration
1 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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Opening Keynote – Brain Rules for Education
Dr. John J. Medina, neuroscientist and author of Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School
5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.
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Session – Pre-Release of the NETS for Technology Directors, Coaches, and Computer Science Teachers
Panel discussion led by Jayne James, Senior Director of Educational Leadership, ISTE
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
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Session – The 2011 Horizon Report: K–12 Edition
Larry Johnson, CEO, New Media Consortium, and Leslie Connery, Deputy CEO, ISTE
12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
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Session – Create, Collaborate, and Integrate: A Roadmap to Digital Content Success
Panel discussion led by Bob Kirby, Vice President, K–12 Education, CDW•G
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
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Session – Much Ado About Digital Content: What Do the Students Say?
Julie Evans, CEO, Project Tomorrow
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
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Keynote – Mindsets for the 21st Century: Unleashing Leadership Potential in Students
Panel presentation with Dr. Stephen R. Covey, author of The Leader in Me and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, and Muriel Summers, Principal, A.B. Combs Elementary, Raleigh, N.C.
8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
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Keynote Follow-Up – Mindsets for the 21st Century Part 2
Session with Muriel Summers, Principal, A.B. Combs Elementary, and Dr. David K. Hatch, author of Everyday Greatness
10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
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Session – Historical Day for E-Rate: The National Broadband Plan
John Harrington, CEO, Funds For Learning
2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
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Online Learning Institute
(registration required)
Online learning event led by Leinda Peterman, Project Director for the Education Development Center
8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
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Session – Evaluating the Effectiveness of Educational Technology
Panel discussion led by Claire Strawn, Senior Research Associate, ISTE
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
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Closing Keynote – Change Now: The Urgency of School Reform
Chris Lehmann, Principal, Science Leadership Academy, Philadelphia
2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
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Interactive Floor Plan of Exhibitors
ISTE Member Events
Other ISTE Events
Schedule At a Glance
Blog Roll

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