Notes from the Online Learning Institute, ISTE 2012 Day Three

I attended the Online Learning Institute on my day three at ISTE. I’m going to race out of town to visit family and friends, so here’s a quick set of notes and quotes: Keynote from Harvard professor Chris Dede: “this is a special time, so much tech converging all at […]

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June 27, 2012 Mike Gwaltney High Tech High,HTH,PBL no responses

Notes, Quotes, and a little Commentary from ISTE 2012 Day Two

Tuesday reminded me how ISTE is always a busy conference, with more people and great presentations to see than there is time. Yong Zhao‘s keynote kicked off the day, sounding a similar message to Ken Robinson and Marc Prensky’s keynote on Sunday night, hat what we do NOT need in […]

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June 26, 2012 Mike Gwaltney evernote,ISTE,iste 2012 one response

Quotes From My Notes, ISTE 2012 Day One

Here are my top quotes and notes from all the sessions I attended on Monday at ISTE 2012. 1. Mobilizing around Mobile Learning (panel discussion, developed by Lucy Gray), notes:¬† “Students demonstrated more agency when they had mobile devices: they searched for need-to-know information more often on mobiles than on […]

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What I’ll Be Watching For at ISTE 2012

As ISTE 2012 is about to begin, I’m thinking about disruptive innovation. I quickly dismissed the ideas in Disrupting Class when I first read it in 2010. If you haven’t yet read Clayton Christensen’s 2008 book, I highly suggest you do. Here’s a plug: those people I know that have […]

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June 16, 2012 Mike Gwaltney no responses

Graduation Questions

Last night was graduation for the OES class of 2012, and I couldn’t help thinking about how different their world will be than the one I thought I was entering on my graduation day exactly 25 years ago. In 1987, it seemed clear to me that I could pick a […]

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