Search on SLJ.com ....
Subscribe to SLJ
Follow This Blog: RSS feed
Neverending Search
Inside Neverending Search

Educon: When a conference works

. . . If it’s part of a movement. If every day is a building block on the way to something important, and if the attendees are part of a tribe that goes beyond demographics or professional affiliation.  Seth’s Blog: When a Conference Works (and Doesn’t)eventifier 259x300 Educon: When a conference works

I spent the weekend downtown at Educon.

This January renewal, rich in thoughtful conversations, panels, backchannel chatter, and hallway exchanges makes me feel excited about moving forward with learners and colleagues, about innovation.

It reminds me of the notion that I am indeed a member of a grade- , discipline- , and geography-agnostic tribe devoted to improving our schools.

While the face-to-face elements probably won’t transfer as powerfully at home, for those of you who missed any pieces of the inspiration, or the conference itself, the weekend is archived here in the form of videos, photos, and tweets.

Please also read Bill Ferriter’s post on Why Preaching to the #educhoir Really Matters.

I too am #gratefulforSLA

 

share save 171 16 Educon: When a conference works
Joyce Valenza About Joyce Valenza

Joyce is the teacher-librarian at Springfield Township High School, a technology writer, and a blogger. Follow her on Twitter: @joycevalenza

Speak Your Mind

*