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Worldwide Online Conference for K-12 Educators
Breaking free of traditional conferences, the upcoming K-12 Online Conference: Playing with Boundaries (October 15-19th & October 22-26th) provides educators with an engaging, ongoing learning experience without time constraints. This FREE conference is run by volunteers and is open to everyone.
The K12 Online Conference is a unique professional development opportunity for teachers to engage with ideas and technologies that are having a real impact on 21st century classrooms.
The entire conference will be delivered as downloadable digital media via the Internet with over 40 sessions presented in four strands: Classroom 2.0, New Tools, Professional Learning Networks, and Obstacles to Opportunities. These presentations will be posted online to the conference blog
The event has launched with a pre-conference keynote address on October 8th from respected blogger and author David Warlick and concludes with a global 24 hour live event, "When Night Falls, a chain of several 1 or 2 hour long skypecasts stretching over a 24 hour period.
K12 Online 2007 Conference Schedule
All times on the schedule are GMT with a link provided to a time converter for convenience. Both presentations and live events are included on the schedule. As the presentations are published, they will be linked from the conference schedule.