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Keynote Panel: Transformative Technology Debate: What technologies best support education transformation?

Join us for this great panel full of incredible educational technology leaders doing great things for their schools! They will defend their technologies of choice and provide examples of effective integration!

Keynote Panel: Transformative Technology Debate: What technologies best support education transformation?

Date & Times: Saturday, July 30th, 8:30 to 9:30 LA time/ 11:30-12:30 NYC time/ 16:30-17:30 London Time. You can check other time zones here, http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=1&iso=20110730T0830&p1=137&ah=1

Schedule with Room Link: https://spreadsheets.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AmiH3CkSSpYxdGVZbXJvc3ZBcW43OUJUcVpRb0d2WEE&hl=en_US#gid=10


Transformative Technology Debate What technologies best support education transformation? What are examples of ineffective technology? Bring your own questions!

Panelists: Tom Whitby (@TomWhitby), Steven Anderson (@Web20Classroom), Naomi Harm (@Nharm), Joquetta Johnson (@Accordin2Jo)

Tom is an Adjunct Professor of Education at St Joseph’s College in New York. He came to that position after 34 years as a secondary English teacher in the Public School system. He was also a leader in my New York State United Teacher Locals for 30 years. Tom has founded a number of Educational Groups on Linkedin including Technology Using Professors Group.  He has been recognized with an Edublog Award for the most Influential Educational Twitter Series, Edchat, which I founded. I have been a guest Blogger for a year with contributions to The Royal Treatment and Teacher’s Reboot Camp. Follow me on Twitter @tomwhitby. Tom also created the Ning site, The Educator’s PLN.http://edupln.ning.com/

Keynote’s Website: My Island View

Twitter: @tomwhitby


Steven W. Anderson is a District Instructional Technologist with the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools in Winston-Salem, NC. He also regularly travels the country talking to schools and districts about the use of Social Media in the classroom.

Steven has been a presenter at several educational technology conferences, including ISTE, ASCD and NCTIES, as well as served as a panelist at the #140 Conference in Los Angeles, New York and will be a featured speaker at the first ever #140Edu Conference, focusing on the real-time web in education. He is also responsible in helping create #edchat, a weekly education discussion on Twitter that boasts over 500 weekly participants.

Steven holds a Bachelors of Science in Middle Grade Mathematics and Science Education from Western Carolina University and a Master of Arts in Education in Instructional Technology from East Carolina University.

You can follow Steven on Twitter @web20classroom or read his blog, The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom


Joquetta Johnson

Joquetta Johnson

Joquetta Lynn Johnson is a library media specialist, knowledge broker, lead learner, and agent of change.  She provides 21st century instruction that integrates multiple literacies into all curriculum areas. Her willingness to share her expertise with others and her knowledge of digital resources and educational technologies has earned her the title of “The Digital Diva.”  Joquetta cultivates creativity, ignites innovation, and exudes an excitement for teaching, learning, and technology that motivates others to become agents of change. She is an avid user and advocate for the use of social media, mobile technologies, and web 2.0 tools for teaching, learning, and developing personal learning networks.  With her enthusiastic spirit and out of the box thinking, Joquetta strives to model and promote 21st century librarianship, leadership, and instruction that empowers ALL learners and contributes to the global learning community.




Naomi Harm

Naomi Harm

Naomi Harm, Masters of Education in Professional Development, ME-PD, best known as an 21st century educational technology literacy specialist, enthusiast and guru welcomes every opportunity to share her expertise and best practices relating to technology infused teaching and learning environments. Her well-known specialty and expertise area of delivering motivational international keynote presentations focusing on emerging technologies, 21st century skills and assessments, 21st century administrative leadership, and inspired and transformative educational technology leadership. Naomi is truly passionate about building global relationships with educational technology leaders, while engaging in meaningful and collaborative conversations to meet the needs of today’s diverse learners.





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