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Friday, February 20th, 2009

Blog / Photo tag: "cr20oahu08"
Wireless Access: CrusaderNet (no password)
UStream: Elluminate

If you are interested in facilitating a session, please don't hesitate to add your name to one or two of the sessions listed below:

Welcome and Introductions: Steve, Margit, and Lynne
  • How a collaborative conference works, the "rule of two feet," etc.
  • Introductions: "One Thing in My Bag" - 30 seconds
  • Steve "Why Web 2.0 Is the Future of Education"
(Combined Session)
5:30 - 6:15pm
Introduction to Web 2.0
Facilitators: Lynne and Margit
Not quite sure what Web 2.0 is, or how it relates to education? In this discussion we'll talk about the collaborative technologies of the web, how they are being used by educators in and out of the classroom, and give you a framework for the rest of the workshop.
Zamzar (YouTube Converter)
Voki (talking avatar) / SitePal
BlockPosters (poster)
iSafe - online internet safety (Lynne has more sites)
Web 2.0 Pro
Facilitator: Steve
Delving into the tools for the advanced Web 2.0 educator. Notes: Adoption (solving a problem!). Portfolios. Moodle. Penny: how to link that opens new tab! Penny's wiki:
6:15: - 6:45pm
Break and Breakout - Snack Dinner
Todd Stevenson from Powerspeak sponsors a light meal. Find people you want to talk to or learn from.
(Combined Session)
7:00 - 7:40am
Facilitated Discussion A: "Blogging for Beginners"
Facilitators: Lynne and Margit
What are blogs, why are they important, and how do you keep track of them? An introduction to blogging in the classroom and for personal and professional developoment.
Facilitated Discussion B: "Advanced Blogging Techniques"
Facilitators: Steve
WordPress - using blogs as "web sites"
Student blogging vs. just responding?
Embedding and showcasing content
Bringing in "experts" for conversation
Microblogging - CNN / multiple accounts / language - students
Opportunities: journalism
7:40 - 8:20pm
Facilitated Discussion A: "Tracking the Conversations--RSS, Readers, and Social Bookmarking"
Facilitators: Margit, Lynne, and Steve
In this discussion we'll look at the features of the most popular social bookmarking sites and discuss why this is one of the great Web 2.0 technologies to use in education.
(Combined Session)
8:20 -8:30pm
Break and Breakout
(Combined Session)
8:30 -9:00pm
"5 Minute Lightning/Speed Demos"
More 5-minute demonstrations of technologies or topics people are excited about.
Google Custom Search Engine
Weebly (building your own site)
Download Helper
Firefox addons
Jing and screencasts!
8:55--Wrap Up and Tomorrow's schedule!
(Combined Session)

Saturday, February 21st, 2009

Blog / Photo tag: "cr20oahu08"
Wireless Access:

Classroom 2.0 LIVE broadcast
From your computer! (Don't come yet!) On VoiceThread. Link to come.
Second Day Welcome
(Combined Session)
9:30 - 10:30am
Live broadcast of Facilitated Discussion A: "Wikis"
Facilitators: Steve, Lynne, Margit
Session Notes
Learn how to start using wikis, and a discussion of basic ways to bring them into the classroom.
Wikispaces ad-free link:

(Combined Session)
10:30 - 11:00am
"Break and Breakout"
Find people you want to talk to or learn from.
(Combined Session)
11:00 - 11:45am

11:45am - 1:00pm
Lunch is on your own. Those who choose to bring a bag lunch or come back quickly, we'll be doing "Skype Trolling"--"Meet the Mentors." We'll troll the Twitter/Blogosphere and have live video conversations with educators all over the world.
Jim and Sarah Beeghly -
Louis Loeffer , , twitter - ljloeffler

1:00 -1:45pm
Facilitated Discussion A: "Beginning Social Networking"
Facilitators: Margit and Lynne
A quick journey through the elements of social networking, and then show how easy it is to set up your own social network.
Comprehensive List of Social Networking Sites:
Facilitated Discussion B: "Social Networking and Professional Development"
facilitators: Steve Hargadon
How to use social networking to create and maintain professional development communities. We'll look at Classroom 2.0 and other social networks for examples you can use.
1:45 - 2:30pm
Facilitated Discussion A: "A Survey of Great Google Tools"
Facilitators: Lynne
An overview of the many Google tools that can be used in education.
Facilitated Discussion B: "Podcasting"
2:30 - 2:45pm
Break and Breakout

2:45 - 3:15pm
Facilitated Discussion: "What is Twitter and How Can I Use It."
Facilitators: Steve, Margit, and Lynne
(Combined Session)
3:15 - 4:00pm
Facilitated Discussion: "Online Web Broadcasting and Meetings: Skype, Elluminate, Ustream, and More."
Facilitators: Steve,Margit, and Lynne
"The Angela Effect" - high moment of the workshop!
(Combined Session)
4:00 - 4:45pm
"5 Minute Lightning/Speed Demos"
More 5-minute demonstrations of technologies or topics people are excited about.
4:00-- - Web 2.0 Tools - Keeping up with the Internet's Evolution
4:05-- - Mark Treadwell
4:10- - Online PD
4:15-- - Interesting use of Blog and Audio Live.
4:20-- - Sir Ken Robinson and Creativity - Fabulous Insight
4:25-- - Overview of Mark Treadwells take on Web2.0 in Ed - Great Sites for Teachers also.
(Combined Session)
4:45 - 5:00pm
Wrap-up & Best Things Learned
(Combined Session)