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Spring DENvirtcon , April 26, 2014

déjà vu?? YES! If you were able to join us for the Fall DENvirtcon you’ll remember what a fun time we had participating, collaborating and eating all day long! We want to do this again and would love to have YOU join us! On Saturday, April 26th, Peggy George and Kim Thomas will be hosting a Face-2-Face location for the Discovery Education Virtual Conference. To learn more about the exciting event, please visit http://virtconlive.com/. Note that this is the same webpage where you register for the conference and find the locations for Face 2 Face events. The “name” for our location is Glendale, AZ VirtCon - Sharing and learning. (Kim’s house in Glendale, 4807 W. Royal Palm. Near 51st & Northern.) Space is limited so be sure to register right away to reserve your spot! We’d love to have you join us! We can accommodate between 10-15 people and FREE food will be provided (light breakfast, snacks & lunch). All you need to bring is your laptop/iPad or other mobile device, power cord and headset/earbuds. Sign up on the official DENvirtcon website so you can start exploring and selecting the presentations you want to add to your personalized schedule and RSVP to this invitation to help us with our planning.

DEN Spring Virtual Conference

Saturday, April 26th, 6am-1pm

4807 W Royal Palm Rd

Glendale, AZ

From the website: The DEN Spring Virtual Conference is a free professional development event for educators to learn about the most effective ways to integrate digital media into their instructional practices. It is unique because of its blended environment. The sessions will be broadcast online, but you can attend either from your own home or at one of the many face-to- face (F2F) events around the world. By attending an event in your area, you get that buzz that can only be experienced by being face to face with others.

The theme for this year is Digital Transformation, a continuation of the conversation that began at Future@Now.

What can you expect from the VirtCon?

  • Three keynote presentations (6:00am, 9:00am and 12:00pm AZ time)

  • Four slots for concurrent sessions (7:00am, 8:00am, 10:00am and 11:00am AZ time).

  • Every session will be broadcast LIVE with a full video feed

  • All sessions will be archived and available immediately following the presentation.


Presentations will focus on these five tracks:

  • Call to action: Students Speak - These sessions focus on how digital learning is impacting student achievement and ways to incorporate student voices into the digital transformation.

  • Planning your transition: District administration, thought leaders and policy makers - These sessions focus on planning, policy, and strategies revolving around the shift to digital.

  • Creating culture and community of change - These sessions focus on ways educators are fostering communities of practice that maximize opportunities for change to flourish.

  • Leading from the front: Teachers as Leaders - These sessions focus on educators leading digital transformations with practical, concrete ways to transform existing lessons into new models of engagement.

  • Digital by design: Integrating digital resources into the classroom - These sessions focus on ways educators are merging digital resources and instructional methodologies to yield exceptional outcomes.


Kim and Peggy

@klthomas79

@pgeorge

#DENvirtcon


Enjoy the video below of the closing keynote presentation by Kelly Hines in the 2013 Fall Virtual Conference! It will inspire you and get you excited about the Spring conference!

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