"Wild" Side of Blended Learning

Blended and Personalized Learning Conference

2 Day Conference on June 13th and 14th

The "Wild" Side of Blended and Personalized Learning conference, is a one-of-a-kind event that will take place at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in the Heart of Africa Event Center on June 13th and 14th, 2017. Breakout sessions are geared towards beginner, intermediate and advanced blended and personalized learning educators. All sessions will be taught by educators that have been implementing blended or personalized learning within their own classrooms.

The breakout sessions will focus in on:


  • The three phases of blended learning
  • The Personalized Learning Playbook
  • Coding within the classroom
  • Maker Space
  • STEM and STEAM resources
  • App Smashing
  • Google Slam
  • iOS Slam
  • Blended and Personalized Cafe


Breakout sessions will be provided in


  • 15-minute Rapid Learning environments
  • 50-minute Make and Take labs
  • 50-minute Think Tank (Share and Learn)
  • 120-minute Workshops
  • Lab Classroom Experience (Poster Sessions)



The Blended and Personalized Learning Conference is not just a workshop, it is a Wild Blended Learning Experience!

"Wild" Side of Blended Learning Conference

Tuesday, June 13th, 8:30am to Wednesday, June 14th, 3:30pm

4850 W Powell Rd, Powell, OH 43065

For more information, visit the event page on Eventbrite.

Agenda for the Conference Overview for Day 1 and Day 2

8:30 - 9:00 Opening Keynote

9:00 - 9:30 Breakfast and Feeding of Giraffes

9:30 - 12:00 Breakout Sessions

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch and Zoo Exploration

1:00 - 1:45 Afternoon Engaging Keynote

1:45 - 3:15 Breakout session

3:15 - 3:30 Closing Remarks and Prizes

Attend for Free

We are looking for presenters. Click here to sign up to present at the conference. We are looking for sessions on:

  • Blended Learning
  • Personalized Learning
  • Maker Space
  • STEM or STEAM
  • Tech Tools
  • and much more.

Earn College Credit

By attending the "Wild" Side of Blended learning Conference you have the option to purchase one credit hour from Ashland University. If interested, please contact Marcia Kish at marcia@dsdpdcoaching.com for more information.

Meet and Greet After Hours Party


Meet and talk with Blended and Personalized Learning Experts at the after hours party. Tuesday, June 13th at 7:00 pm at the Bogey. Karaoke, volleyball, and fun for all!

DSD Professional Development

Contact us If you are interested in having DSD Professional Development customize a workshop or keynote for your school We are now booking for the 2017/18 school year.