Generation YES will be at ISTE June 24-27, 2012 in San Diego. If you are there, be sure to come by and say hi! We will have a special version of Angry Birds for you to play and win fun prizes – find us in the exhibit hall in booth #5301.
Please add these sessions to your schedule planner:
SPOTLIGHT SESSION: “We Need More PD!” and Other Myths about Technology Integration Monday, 6/25/2012, 4:15pm–5:15pm, SDCC 4
Sylvia Martinez, Generation YES – The days of “sit and get” professional development are over–but what will take its place? Learn new ways to enable classroom-based professional learning. Recommended by ISTE’s SIGAdmin
BIRDS OF A FEATHER: Engage, Retain, and Thrive–Getting Girls into Technology Tuesday, 6/26/2012, 5:00pm–6:15pm, SDCC 30AB
Melinda Kolk, Creative Educator with Sylvia Martinez – The session will explore ideas and successful strategies for getting girls interested in technology through the upper grades and into creative and technical technology careers.
SPOTLIGHT SESSION: The Best Educational Ideas in the World–25th Anniversary Edition Tuesday, 6/26/2012, 10:30am–11:30am, SDCC 6E
Gary Stager, Constructivist Consortium – Climb aboard a voyage of discovery to the best educational ideas in the world, and learn how these powerful concepts can supercharge learning with computers.
PANEL: Technology in Developing Countries Tuesday, 6/26/2012, 3:45pm–4:45pm, SDCC 5 School Improvement : Educational Visions
Clare Strawn, ISTE with Paulette Assaf, Mary Burns, Dennis Harper and Jodi Lis – Internet possibly not available. Erratic electricity. Learn from this panel how tenacity and passion bring creative solutions to meet these challenges to introduce 21st century skills in developing countries.