Friday, March 6, 2015

Education on Air - free online educational conference from Google

Google has just announced Education on Air, a free online conference for educators on May 8-9, 2015. This is free, online conference is for educators and is being presented by educators, and some students. The theme is exploring the future of education and technology

The conference will provide an opportunity to:
Reflect on and discuss how we can create an education system that prepares students for our always-changing world
Learn new ideas from people in various roles across education, including students
Get tips and tools from educators who have boosted student engagement, collaboration and productivity using technology and innovation
You won't even have to leave home to attend. You can take part right from the comfort of your computer, at no cost.
Register for Education on Air today.

Day 1: Leading the future
On Friday, May 8 from 10am-3pm EST, hear from educators, students and business leaders on the topic of leadership in education. Short keynotes and panels will help answer the question “how do we prepare our students for a future that is ever-changing?” Topics will include creating student ownership, leading change and fostering innovation in schools.

Day 2: Shaping the classroom today
On Saturday, May 9, join any of the 90+ sessions, run by educators for educators and held throughout the day across time zones. These sessions are designed to help you immediately in your school. We’ll have tracks for four groups: teachers, leaders, IT and general interest. Topics will include supporting literacy in early learners, successful device deployment and empowering digital citizens.

Even if you can’t attend on the scheduled dates, do register to stay informed. We’ll share the conference schedule and list of speakers in April. We’ll also be recording the sessions, so you can check out anything you missed.

More information is coming about specific sessions too.

These are always excellent events, so register and join us.



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