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Friday, November 7, 2008

Little Black Pearl
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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:

3:00 - 5:00pm
Meet informally from 3-5 in the Digital Youth Network Space at Little Black Pearl. There are three or four stations with plasma screens in this space and students will be displaying their work as people mill about from station to station.
5:00 - 6:00pm
Pizza Dinner / Welcome and Introductions (Bring $10 for pizza!)
  • 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"
6:00 - 6:45pm
Introduction to Web 2.0:
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. IntroWeb2.0 Notes
6:50 - 7:10pm
Break and Breakout
Find people you want to talk to or learn from.
7:10 - 8:00pm
Show & Tell:
Demonstrations of schools and educators using Web 2.0. Please sign up here to share:
1.Phil Cook - Edmodo: Microblogging for Education Watch Live UStream
2.Louis Loeffler: Ning or Wiki?
3.Allison Weiss: Tracking Professional Development (or anything) w/ Google Docs+Wiki

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Saturday, November 8th, 2008

North Kenwood/Oakland Charter School
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Beginner Track
Experienced Track
8:00 - 8:30am
Second Day Welcome and Introductions
(Combined Session)
9:00 - 9:45am
Facilitated Discussion A: "A Beginners Guide to Blogging"
Facilitators: Steve Hargadon
Facilitated Discussion B: "Advanced Blogging Topics"
Facilitators: Lucy Gray
9:45 - 10:00 am
"Break and Breakout"
Find people you want to talk to or learn from.
(Combined Session)
10:00 - 10:45am
Facilitated Discussion A: "A Beginners Guide to Wikis"
Learn how to start using wikis, and a discussion of basic ways to bring them into the classroom.
Wikispaces ad-free link:
Facilitated Discussion B: "Advanced Wiki Use"
Drilling down on the wide variety of ways that wikis can be used in education. Bring your own examples to share. We'll use this wiki as a starting point for discussion
10:45 - 11:00am
"Break and Breakout"
Find people you want to talk to or learn from.
(Combined Session)
11:00 - 11:45am
Facilitated Discussion A: "Social Bookmarking & RSS"

11:45 - 11:50
Group Photo

11:50 - 12:45pm
Lunchtime Skype-in Session: "Meet the Mentors"
We'll troll the Twitter/Blogosphere and have live video conversations with educators all over the world. While this is going on, we'll give some tutorials and share ideas for using Skype to connect students, teachers, and classrooms together. We'll also explain Twitter. Jen Dorman aka cliotech
Alan aka OCTechguy
Lisa Linn
Galeen Nelson was working with Yahoo teachers. Is launching a new venture edtuit.
Matt Montagne his students do
12:45 - 1:30pm
A Survey of Great Google Tools"

1:30 - 2:00 pm
"Break and Breakout"
(Combined Session)
2:00 - 2:45pm
"Web 2.0 Smackdown!"
2:00 Vyew and DimDim
2:05 Evernote vs ZoteroQipit
2:10 oovoo vs Skype vs SightSpeed
2:15 Weebly by Steve Hargadon
2:20 Google Custom Search Engine
2:25 Gmail Trick
2:30 CoMapping
2:35 Google SMS
2:40 plurk
(Combined Session)
2:45 - 3:00 pm
"Break and Breakout"
(Combined Session)
3:00 - 3:45pm
Facilitated Discussion A: "A Beginners Guide to Social Networking"
Facilitators: Steve Hargadon
A quick journey through the elements of social networking, and then show how easy it is to set up your own social network.
Facilitated Discussion B: "Social Networking and Professional Development"
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