This is truly a remarkable free global event with notable keynotes such as Alan November and Howard Gardner. There are hundreds of sessions all through the week.I co-presented a session. All sessions will be recorded so anyone can listen to them at a later date.:Infusing Cultural Perspectives and Technology into the Foreign Language Classroom.
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Press Release: Announcing the Second Annual Global Education Conference Streaming Live Online November 14-18, 2011 Week-long, world-wide event featuring sessions and keynote addresses highlighting ideas and projects that inspire action in an increasingly connected world.This is a week-long event bringing together educators and innovators from around the world, will be heldMonday, November 14 through Friday, November 18, 2011. The entire conference will be broadcast online for free using the Blackboard Collaborate platform (formerly known as Elluminate/Wimba).
The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. It is designed to signiﬁcantly increase opportunities for building education-related connections around the globe while supporting cultural awareness and recognition of diversity.The conference seeks to present ideas, examples, and projects related to connecting educators and classrooms with a strong emphasis on promoting global awareness,fostering global competency, and inspiring action towards solving real–world problems.Through this event, it is our hope that attendees will challenge themselves and others to become more active citizens of the world. Let us learn, question, create, and engage in meaningful, authentic opportunities within a global context!
Keynote addresses this year will be given by noted thought leaders Alan November, Chris Dede, Howard Gardner, Fernando Reimers, Esther Wojcicki, and many more.Conference sponsors include Brainpop and iEARN-USA Partner organizations are numerous as well and many will be presenting their work throughout the conference.Last year’s conference featured 387 sessions and 60 keynote addresses from 62 countries with over 15,000 participant logins. Sessions were held in multiple time zones and multiple languages over the ﬁve days, and are currently archived as a standing educational resource at http://globaledcon.weebly.com/recordings.html.
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