The Sun Never Sets: Connected Education Around The World (Ed Gragert, Lucy Gray, Vicki Davis, Julie Lindsay, Anne Mirtschin, Steve Hargadon [mod])
A panel and open discussion about global connected education trends and how connected educators around the world can help each other improve practice, with panelists Ed Gragert, Lucy Gray, Vicki Davis, Julie Lindsay, and Anne Mirtschin, Steve Hargadon moderating.
Vicki Davis is a teacher and the IT director atWestwood Schools in Camilla, Georgia. Vicki co-created five award winning international wiki-centric projects, the Flat Classroom® | Project, the NetGenEd™ Project, which was formerly the Horizon project, the Eracism Project™, A Week in the Life Elementary Flat Classroom® Project and Digiteen™ with... Read More →
Dr. Edwin H. Gragert is Executive Director of iEARN-USA. Since 1988, iEARN (International Education and Resource Network) has pioneered the educational use of innovative communications technology and teacher professional development to facilitate on-line collaborative project-based learning in elementary and secondary schools in 130 other countries worldwide. Approximately two million students are working daily on collaborative projects through... Read More →
After spending nearly 20 years in classrooms, Lucy is currently an independent education consultant, working with a variety of institutions on 21st century learning initiatives. Her career began as an elementary teacher in the Chicago Public School system and more recently, she has served in various capacities related to educational technology at the University of Chicago's Laboratory Schools, Urban Education Institute and Center for Elementary... Read More →
Conference-related Passions: |
Grass-roots Participation |
Appreciative Inquiry |
Open Source Software |
Web 2.0 |
Learning 2.0 |
The Future of Education |
I created the Classroom 2.0 social network, am host of the Future of Education interview series, and co-chair the annual Global Education and Library 2.0 worldwide conferences. I pioneered the use of social networking in education... Read More →
Director, Learning Confluence
Julie Lindsay Global Educator, Innovator, Teacherpreneur, Leader Julie has led the way in global education and technology-infused connections and collaborations across six countries including Africa, Asia and the Middle East. As an IT Director in international schools she implemented 1:1 learning and worked with teachers from K-12 on pedagogical applications for mobile and ubiquitous computing. She also developed a unique approach to global... Read More →
Hi, I am Anne Mirtschin a teacher at Hawkesdale P12 College, in country western Victoria, Australia. This is a small, rural school of 250 students and approximately 30 staff. The majority of students come to school on a bus and are culturally and geographically isolated. There is no mobile phone service at the school or where I live. I enjoy teaching and innovating with the use of technology and have been fortunate to win awards for... Read More →
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