Thursday, April 22, 2010

140 Character Conference - The State of Now in Education

Those that believe in the impact of the state of now for education will enjoy the four education-related conversations at the #140conf this week. Here they are in the order in which they were presented.

Social Media + Education
Chris Lehmann

Real Time Communication and Education.
Aparna Vashisht (@Parentella) - Founder, Parentella (moderator)
Kevin Jarrett (@kjarrett) - K-4 Technology Teacher
Lisa Nielsen (@InnovativeEdu) - Educational Technologist
Mary Beth Hertz (@mbteach) - K-6 Computer Teacher and Technology Teacher Leader in Philadelphia

Twitter and Animal Farm (and some 8th graders)

Real-time web and Education
Participants Eric Sheninger (@NMHS_Principal) - Principal of New Milford HS (NJ)
Kyle B. Pace (@kylepace) - Teaching K-12 teachers about technology infusion
Steven W. Anderson (@web20classroom) - Technology Educator, Blogger, Co-Creator of #edchat
Tom Whitby (@tomwhitby) - Professor of English in Secondary Education

You can read more on the topic in these posts:
1) Teaching Kids how to manage their Digital Footprint - Lisa Nielsen
2) Why social media curriculum is critical in schools - Lisa Nielsen
3) Ideas for parents interested in helping students manage their digital footprint and effectively participate in social media. - Lisa Nielsen
4) #140Conf Talk and Telling Our Story - Chris Lehmann
5) #140 Character Conference Reflection - Mary Beth Hertz
6) What Does Communication Mean in 2010 - Mary Beth Hertz
7) The State of Now and K-12 Education: The 140 Character Conf - Kevin Jarrett

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