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Friday, August 3 • 5:00pm - 6:30pm
The Sun Never Sets: Connected Education Around The World (Ed Gragert, Lucy Gray, Vicki Davis, Julie Lindsay, Anne Mirtschin, Steve Hargadon [mod])

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A panel and open discussion about global connected education trends and how connected educators around the world can help each other improve practice, with panelists Ed Gragert, Lucy Gray, Vicki Davis, Julie Lindsay, and Anne Mirtschin, Steve Hargadon moderating. 

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Vicki Davis

Vicki Davis is a teacher and the IT director atWestwood Schools in Camilla, Georgia. Vicki co-created five award winning international wiki-centric projects, the Flat Classroom® Project, the NetGenEd™ Project, which was formerly the Horizon project, the Eracism Project... Read More →
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Ed Gragert

Dr. Edwin H. Gragert is Executive Director of iEARN-USA. Since 1988, iEARN (International Education and Resource Network) has pioneered the educational use of innovative communications technology and teacher professional development to facilitate on-line collaborative project-based... Read More →
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Lucy Gray

After spending nearly 20 years in classrooms, Lucy is currently an independent education consultant, working with a variety of institutions on 21st century learning initiatives. Her career began as an elementary teacher in the Chicago Public School system and more recently, she has... Read More →
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Steve Hargadon

Conference-related Passions: Grass-roots Participation Appreciative Inquiry Open Source Software Web 2.0 Learning 2.0 The Future of Education I created the Classroom 2.0 social network, am host of the Future of Education interview series, and co-chair the... Read More →
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Julie Lindsay

Director, Learning Confluence
"Julie Lindsay Global collaboration consultant, teacherpreneur, innovator, leader and author. Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Certified Innovator, Adjunct Lecturer, in the School of Information Studies, Faculty of Education, Charles Sturt University. Julie has worked as an... Read More →
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Anne Mirtschin

Hi, I am Anne Mirtschin  a teacher at Hawkesdale P12 College, in country western Victoria, Australia. This is a small, rural school of 250 students and approximately 30 staff. The majority of students come to school on a bus and are culturally and geographically isolated. There is no mobile phone service at the school or where I live. I enj... Read More →

Friday August 3, 2012 5:00pm - 6:30pm EDT
Blackboard Collaborate
  Kickoff Panel