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About EdmodoCon

EdmodoCon is a live online event where educators from around the world connect with each other to share how they’re using Edmodo and other digital tools to personalize learning. The educational collaboration event of the year, EdmodoCon is streamed live from the San Francisco Bay Area and designed to help you partner with other teachers, discover valuable new resources, and feel inspired to harness the power of edtech in your classroom.
“EdmodoCon gave me the opportunity to meet extraordinary educators from across the country. I was inspired by watching their presentations, and I was humbled by their kindness and passion for using technology to advance student learning.” Steve Johnson, EdmodoCon 2014 Presenter

Speakers


Closing Keynote: Michael Horn

Michael leads a team that uses its research to educate policymakers and community leaders on the power of disruptive innovation in the K-12 and higher education spheres. He's also a published author and has written several white papers about blended learning, as well as articles for numerous publications including Forbes, The Washington Post, The Economist, The Huffington Post, and Education Week. Tech&Learning magazine named him to its list of the 100 most important people in the creation and advancement of the use of technology in education. Michael was also selected as a 2014 Eisenhower Fellow to study innovation in education in Vietnam and Korea.

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Schedule

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7:00 am - 7:05 am

Welcome to EdmodoCon 2015

Kevyn Klein, Director of Customer Success at Edmodo

7:05 am – 7:45 am

Opening Keynote & Edmodie Awards

Vibhu Mittal, CEO of Edmodo

7:45 am - 8:00 am

Break

8:00 am - 8:45 am

No Passport Required: Global Classroom Collaboration in Action

Kathy Pittinger, Elementary School ELA

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8:45 am - 9:30 am

Learning Gets Personal: Differentiating to Improve Individual Outcomes

Teresa Perles, English as a Foreign Language Teacher

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9:30 am - 9:45 am

Break

9:45 am - 10:30 am

Culture of Caring: Building a Support Community With Students & Parents

Randy Fairfield, High School ELA & Social Studies

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10:30 am - 11:15 am

Innovate & Flourish: Setting Your School or District Up for EdTech Success

John Shoemaker, Palm Beach County School District

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11:15 am - 11:30 am

Break

11:30 am - 12:15 pm

21st Century Thought Leaders: Defining Today’s Learner

Moderated panel featuring Adam Seldow, Peter Grostic, and Rachelle Wooten

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12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Tradition + Technology = The Perfect Equation to Flip Your Classroom

John Choins, Middle School Mathematics

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2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Collective Curriculum: Sparking Discussions Across Subject Areas

Kari Salomon, Grades 6-12 Science & ELA

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3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Break

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Real World RSVP: Inviting Guest Speakers to Inspire Students

Laura Murphy, Elementary School ELA

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4:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Break

4:15 pm – 4:45 pm

Closing Keynote: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools

Michael Horn, Clayton Christensen Institute

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Did You Know? In 2014, over 44,000 educators from 173 countries participated in EdmodoCon. A 31% increase from the previous year!

How To Participate

1. Register

Attending and participating in EdmodoCon is completely free. You simply need to save your seat and if you don’t already have one, create an Edmodo teacher account.

2. Test Your System

EdmodoCon is an international webcast. Be sure to check your computer’s compatibility to ensure it meets the minimum technical requirements.

3. Plan a Viewing Party

Watch EdmodoCon alongside your colleagues! EdmodoCon is a lot more fun and informative when you participate and discuss as a group.

4. Join Session Groups

Find the Join Group URLs for the EdmodoCon presentations on your must-see list. Get real-time updates, connect with other attendees, and more.

1. Log In and Watch

On August 4, log in to the webcast. Tip: Use the email associated with your Edmodo account to register and log in early in case you need to troubleshoot.

2. Follow Session Groups

Log in to Edmodo to watch and participate alongside other attendees, find presentation materials, and the keep the conversation going after the session ends.

3. Pause Notifications

To help you focus and keep your email and text messages to a minimum, temporarily turn off notifications for your teacher account during EdmodoCon.

4. Get Social

Follow @EdmodoCon and Tweet your reactions, insights, and resources throughout the event. Use #EdmodoCon to engage with peers and fellow attendees!

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Edmodies

The ED-giest awards in learning, the Edmodies recognize those who use Edmodo in extraordinary ways. The nomination period is now closed and we’re hard at work, reading each and every inspiring submission.
Finalists will be announced during the EdmodoCon opening keynote on Tuesday, August 4. Tune in to see who wins for:

Classroom Collaboration

A teacher who innovatively and effectively used Edmodo to engage students in and out of the classroom.

Professional Development

An administrator or group of educators who conducted peer-to-peer collaboration via Edmodo.

Learning Progress

A school or district that achieved a significant increase in student growth through the use of Edmodo.

Can’t wait to get some inspiration of your own? Join the EdmodoCon Community today and connect with our global community of educators.

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