!worthy of the world
2. Why do I, and over 20,000 of the best and brightest educators from
around the world travel to ISTE each year?
Is it the new tools and strategies, the chance to attending great
sessions that improve our practice, or finally meeting our “internet
friends”, taking selfless and proving to our families they are real?
3. But wait, there is more!
Yes. Yes. And Yes!
4. There were so many
moments that took my
Moments that made my
laugh, made me cry,
made me proud.
Moments that reminded
me why I do this work.
Moments that I will always
treasure and cherish.
These are what I call
W.O.W moments; so
Worthy of the World,
they must be shared!
My Top 10 W.O.W.
Honored to be sharing with you my
Human Connections. Real Connections.
Incredible People. Authentic Friendships.
New Relationships and Partnerships.
Each and Every One a W.O.W Moment!
Watching my friends genius shine!
So honored to learn and lead with these people.
Special thanks to my “panel mates”.
You inspire me and help me to be a
better human being.
We kicked off the conference with a standing room only
session talking about the importance of these two words
as an essential component in our
to kick things off than watching the human spirit of teachers and leader
There was no better way to kick things off than watching
the human spirit of teachers and leaders come alive.
learning, lives and world.
A special gift from one of our session participants.Every staff and student will be getting a
YOU MATTER T-Shirt to start the new
school year off just right!
How W.O.W is that?
Look Ma...No Slides!!”
I gave my first “naked” keynote.
And it was sooooo liberating.
11. Could not have done it without
a little (a lot) of help from my friends!
Thank you for pushing
Not only did we have a full house for our panel,
but honoring student passion and genius
was one of the most talked about topics
throughout the conference.
My 1st Selfie --Woo Hoo!
(Didn’t say I was any good - still a W.O.W!)
If you have never had chicken and waffles,
I highly recommend it.
(Extra syrup a MUST!)
Right @andrewko and @teachakid?
Watching US blow up the Twitter Stream!
(This was after just one hour!!!)
Look at us go!
16. 8 THIS!9
Whether you were there in Atlanta or tuning in just
now, you did not miss a thing.
What really WOW’s me, is the effort our
community puts in to keeping the learning alive.
Check out all that was
captured and being
Teacher Cast Live Interviews
ISTE14 Live Binder(He has a page for everything!)
19. So friends, ISTE is indeed more than meet ups and
social media is more than tools. It is a series of W.O.W.
moments that take your breath away!
Special love and thanks to my roomies,
workout buddies and forever friends!
You ladies are a W.O.W!!