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The 2012 Global Education
Conference
Lucy Gray
Education Consultant • lucy@lucygrayconsulting.com
Chicago International Ed...
Slides available at:
http://www.lucygray.org
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Lucy Gray
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Consultant
Co-Founder of the Global
Education Collaborative and
Conference
Apple Distinguished Educator
Google...
Agenda
4
Background and History
Conference Mission
Participating in the Network Year Round
This Year’s Conference
Apple Distinguished Educators
Global Awareness 2006
The World is Flat
A Whole New Mind
Berlin & Prague
Rethink. Global Awa...
Classroom 2.0
Link
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The Global Education Conference and Network
http://globaleducationconference.com
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Mission
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The Global Education Conference Network is a community of practice
where people connect and build the profession...
Over 600,000 unique visitors
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14,000 members from
150+ countries
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GEC Network Features
Groups
Searchable member list
Latest activity
Discussion forums and blogs
Links to resources
Events
P...
http://globaleducationconference.com
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Conference Basics
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Free
No registration required
The conference takes place around the clock for 5 days during Internati...
Steve Hargadon
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Closing Session
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2010 - Brian Mannix
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2010 - Polar Bears International
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2010 - Catlin Gabel School
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2011 - Pam Allyn - LitWorld
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2011 - Greg Jacobs - Louder Than a Bomb
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2011 - The Shoah Foundation
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What to Expect Next Week
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iEARN Annual Conference and Youth Summit
New conference strands on gaming sponsored by BrainPO...
2012 Keynotes
Sasha Barab
Carol Bellamy
Hassantu Blake
Hussainatu Blake
Jenny Buccos
Karen Cator
Chua Chor Huat
Mary Clisb...
@oline73: Can you
distill why globally
connected
classrooms are vital
in 2010?
Photo source
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We have urgent problems that need to be
addressed and, in order to prepare our students to
work on these problems, we must...
Slides with clickable links
available at
http://www.lucygray.org
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Contact Information
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lucy@lucygrayconsulting.com
http://lucygrayconsulting.com
http://
globaleducationconference.com
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  1. 1. The 2012 Global Education Conference Lucy Gray Education Consultant • lucy@lucygrayconsulting.com Chicago International Education Conference 1
  2. 2. Slides available at: http://www.lucygray.org 2
  3. 3. Lucy Gray 3 Consultant Co-Founder of the Global Education Collaborative and Conference Apple Distinguished Educator Google Certified Teacher Technology Coach Middle School Computer Science Primary Grades Image Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/genista/6898950/
  4. 4. Agenda 4 Background and History Conference Mission Participating in the Network Year Round This Year’s Conference
  5. 5. Apple Distinguished Educators Global Awareness 2006 The World is Flat A Whole New Mind Berlin & Prague Rethink. Global Awareness. 5
  6. 6. Classroom 2.0 Link 6
  7. 7. The Global Education Conference and Network http://globaleducationconference.com 7
  8. 8. Mission 8 The Global Education Conference Network is a community of practice where people connect and build the professional relationships necessary for effective collaboration across borders. Via this social network, educators and organizations from all over the world share conversations, resources, projects, and initiatives with a strong emphasis on promoting global awareness, fostering global competency, and inspiring action towards solving real-world problems. Our ultimate goal is to help prepare students for a rapidly changing and complex world.
  9. 9. Over 600,000 unique visitors 9
  10. 10. 14,000 members from 150+ countries 10
  11. 11. GEC Network Features Groups Searchable member list Latest activity Discussion forums and blogs Links to resources Events Project database Videos and photos 11
  12. 12. http://globaleducationconference.com 12
  13. 13. Conference Basics 13 Free No registration required The conference takes place around the clock for 5 days during International Education Week (November 12 - 17, 2012) All presentations are webinars given in an easy-to-use video conferencing tool called Blackboard Collaborate Sessions are recorded and archived indefinitely Participants can chat in a backchannel and ask questions of the presenters Volunteers help plan the conference and moderate sessions The entire conference is designed to empower teachers.
  14. 14. Steve Hargadon 14
  15. 15. Closing Session 15
  16. 16. 2010 - Brian Mannix 16
  17. 17. 2010 - Polar Bears International 17
  18. 18. 2010 - Catlin Gabel School 18
  19. 19. 2011 - Pam Allyn - LitWorld 19
  20. 20. 2011 - Greg Jacobs - Louder Than a Bomb 20
  21. 21. 2011 - The Shoah Foundation 21
  22. 22. What to Expect Next Week 22 iEARN Annual Conference and Youth Summit New conference strands on gaming sponsored by BrainPOP and global technology-driven innovation (ed tech start ups) sponsored by GETideas.org Film Exhibition Over 400 general sessions over the course of 5 days Approximately 30 keynote addresses from global thought leaders
  23. 23. 2012 Keynotes Sasha Barab Carol Bellamy Hassantu Blake Hussainatu Blake Jenny Buccos Karen Cator Chua Chor Huat Mary Clisbee Dale Dougherty Ilona Dougherty Gavin Dykes Jim Fruchterman Jeremy Gilley Beth Kanter William Kist Bobbi Kurshan Larry Johnson Dana Mortenson Héla Nafti Liz Nealon Andrew Revkin Dan Russell Seymour Simon Bron Stuckey Michael Trucano Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee Narcis Vives Tony Wagner Doris Wu Randi Weingarten 23
  24. 24. @oline73: Can you distill why globally connected classrooms are vital in 2010? Photo source 24
  25. 25. We have urgent problems that need to be addressed and, in order to prepare our students to work on these problems, we must connect them globally. We must teach them how networked learning leads to networked problem solving. We must connect ourselves in order to understand this process. 25
  26. 26. Slides with clickable links available at http://www.lucygray.org 26
  27. 27. Contact Information 27 lucy@lucygrayconsulting.com http://lucygrayconsulting.com http:// globaleducationconference.com Username: elemenous On Skype, Twitter, YouTube, Diigo, Flickr, Delicious
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