Time: June 24, 2012 from 2pm to 5pm
Location: San Diego Convention Center, Room 5
City/Town: San Diego, CA
Website or Map: http://www.globaleducationwik…
Event Type: summit, unconference, meeting
Organized By: Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon
Latest Activity: Jun 19, 2012
On Sunday, June 24, 2012 the Global Education Conference Network and iEARN will be hosting its first Global Education Summit as part of ISTE Unplugged activities at the 2012 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference. The purpose of this event is to provide a face-to-face networking opportunity in an "unconference" style for any person interested in global education initiatives. The guiding philosophy around our November conference is that solid professional relationships and community building activities support success global collaborations between educators, schools and organizations. Thus, we want to provide another opportunity at ISTE for like-minded people to gather. Many people and organizations want to share their work and be inspired by others who may be attending ISTE and/or who are located in the San Diego, California area. This is also a great opportunity to bring educators together who may have met online during sessions for the 2010 and 2011 Global Education Conferences.
This summit will be free and open to all. You do not have to register for ISTE in order to attend. However, we do need to provide a list of attendees to ISTE, so please make sure that you join the Global Education Conference Network and respond to this event invitation in our network.
Bring your ideas, projects and enthusiasm to the summit as there will be three different activities for sharing and learning. Here's our tentative agenda:
I. Welcome and Introductions
II. Global "Ignite" Talks
- People who'd like to share their work around global education will do brief presentations in the Pecha Kucha style: 20 slides, 20 seconds per slides. All slides must have automatic transitions. More on this to come. If you would like to do an Ignite talk, please sign up on this wiki page.
III. Lightning Rounds
-Presenters from the Global Ignite sessions will facilitate 3 20 minute roundtable discussions based on the theme of their Ignite talk. Participants will divide into small groups and wil join the presenters to learn more about their area of interest and/or to share their related work and ideas.
IV. Speed Networking
- Attendees will quickly introduce themselves to each other, sharing a bit about their interests and work in this fast paced activity. Make sure to bring your card, virtual or real, so that you can exchange contact information if needed.