http://k12online.ning.com/events
http://wiki.k12onlineconference.org/home/for-participants/2010-schedule

Elluminate links:
Short URL: http://moourl.com/k12online10__
Full URL: https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2008350&password=M.BCB4DFE87DA4243B4040ACD3044AF9__

2010 Conference Strands


Week 1 - Strand A - Student Voices Wes
Strand B - Leading the Change Jose

Week 2 - Strand A - Week in the Classroom Amanda
Strand B - Kicking It Up a Notch Maria

2010 Live Events

Pre con session with Dean Shareski Oct. 14th at 7pm CST/8pm EST/12am GMT

Week 1 Fireside chat with Colby Ratzlaff October 24th at 6pm CST/7pm EST/11pm GMT

Week 2 Fireside chat with Darren and Allanah October 30th at 1pm CST/2pm EST/6pm GMT

Echos will pick up post con session with David Warlick with K12 Live Events Committee as support


2010 Co-Conveners (http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=596)


  • Amanda Marrinan is an early years teacher from Australia. She has created several content area blogs for her students from her main classroom blog. She tweets as marragem. Amanda convenes our 2010 “Week in the Classroom” strand.
  • Jose Rodriguez: is a third grade teacher in Los Angeles, CA actively promoting tech use in the elementary classroom, webcaster on the worldbridges network, exploring language learning on the web, and reaching out to educators in the Spanish speaking community. Jose convenes the 2010 “Leading the Change” strand.
  • Maria Knee is an experienced educator and sees herself as both a teacher and a learner. She teaches kindergarten in Deerfield, New Hampshire. She connects her students to the world through a classroom blog and skype chats, and she webcasts on the worldbridges network. She is the recipient of the 2008 Kay L. Bitter Vision Award for Excellence in Technology-based PK-2 Education sponsored by ISTE. Maria convenes the 2010 “Kicking it Up a Notch” strand.
  • Wesley Fryer is an educator, author, digital storyteller and educational change agent. He is the director of the non-profit “Story Chasers Inc.” which presents the “Celebrate Oklahoma Voices” digital storytelling and oral history project. Wes blogs at www.speedofcreativity.org. Wesley convenes the 2010 “Student Voices” strand.

















http://wiki.k12onlineconference.org/home/for-participants/2009-schedule

These are the confirmed times:
Saturday, Dec. 12 1:30-3:00pm EST (Joyce Valenza-1:30-2:15 and Konrad Glogowski-2:15-3:00)

Saturday, Jan. 9 1:30-3:00pm EST (Diego 1:30-2:15 and Rachel Boyd 2:15-3:00)

The time for Rachel in NZ will be 8:15am on Jan. 10--+13.00.
http://timeanddate.com/s/1g87

Notes from the K12 Co-Convener Google Doc with preliminary plans for the Fireside Chats:
http://docs.google.com/Doc?docid=0AdfON9LiWVMiZHM3dzZ2dF82OWo0dzR3Z3Q&hl=en

Format for Fireside Chats with keynotes: (Keynotes will be Skyped into the session about 5-10 minutes before the show goes live on ustream.tv/edtechtalk. Play excerpt of presentation-approx. 20 min. [excerpt chosen by keynote], use essential questions for discussion provided by keynotes as well as questions from facilitators and chat room, there will be a streamer and host/facilitator for the conversation from the LIVE Events Committee) Keynote will let us know if they have additional guests they want included in the Skype call for the event. Streaming of event will take place on EdTechTalk ustream channel. Each keynote segment will be approximately 45 minutes. We will also invite the Conference Strand conveners for weeks 1 and 2 to ask if they would like to participate in the Skype call with the keynote presenters.)

2009 Co-Conveners
  • Elizabeth Helfant is the Upper School Coordinator of Instructional Technology at the Mary Institute and Saint Louis Country Day School (MICDS) in St Louis, Missouri. She tweets as ehelfant. Elizabeth convenes our 2009 “Leading the Change” strand.
  • Jose Rodriguez: is a third grade teacher in Los Angeles, CA actively promoting tech use in the elementary classroom, webcaster on the worldbridges network, exploring language learning on the web, and reaching out to educators in the Spanish speaking community. Jose convenes the 2009 “Kicking it Up a Notch” strand.
  • Maria Knee is an experienced educator and sees herself as both a teacher and a learner. She teaches kindergarten in Deerfield, New Hampshire. She connects her students to the world through a classroom blog and skype chats, and she webcasts on the worldbridges network. She is the recipient of the 2008 Kay L. Bitter Vision Award for Excellence in Technology-based PK-2 Education sponsored by ISTE. Maria convenes the 2009 “Week in the Classroom” strand.
  • Wesley Fryer is an educator, author, digital storyteller and educational change agent. He is the director of the non-profit “Story Chasers Inc.” which presents the “Celebrate Oklahoma Voices” digital storytelling and oral history project. Wes blogs at www.speedofcreativity.org. Wesley convenes the 2009 “Getting Started” strand.

Sample Confirmation/Reminder email draft for featured guests at Fireside Chats:
NOTE: This confirmation message was already sent to Joyce and Konrad on Nov. 29 so they just need a reminder. Invitations need to be officially sent to Wes and Elizabeth as Strand Conveners to invite them to participate in the Skype call.

Hello Joyce and Konrad,
We are fast approaching the date for the K12 Online Conference Fireside Chat with the Week One Keynotes, and we are so excited that you will join us on Saturday, December 12th. Your presentations will be featured during your time slots listed below with a discussion in the EdTechTalk chatroom at http://www.edtechtalk.com/live.
Saturday, Dec. 12 1:30-3:00pm EST
(Joyce Valenza-1:30-2:15 and Konrad Glogowski-2:15-3:00)

During your time slot, you will be connected to Peggy George on Skype and chatting in the ETT chatroom at http://www.edtechtalk.com/live. Please add ‘pgeorge1’ to your Skype contacts and she will contact you about 10 minutes prior to your session start.

Your Fireside Chat will basically follow the model we have been using for all of the pre-conference online LAN parties on EdTechTalk.

Format Description for Fireside Chats with keynotes:
(Keynotes will be Skyped into the session about 5-10 minutes before the show goes live on ustream.tv/edtechtalk. Play excerpt of presentation-approx. 20 min. [excerpt chosen by keynote], use essential questions for discussion provided by keynotes as well as questions from facilitators and chat room, there will be a streamer and host/facilitator for the conversation from the LIVE Events Committee) Keynote will let us know if they have additional guests they want included in the Skype call for the event. Streaming of event will take place on EdTechTalk ustream channel. Each keynote segment will be approximately 45 minutes. We will also invite the Conference Strand conveners for weeks 1 and 2 to ask if they would like to participate in the Skype call with the keynote presenters.)

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

Thanks and talk to you soon!
Regards,