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Will Richardson keynotes Tuesday on “A Shifting Notion of What It Means to Teach“: The incredible resource that is the web is changing much about what we can do with our curricula and our students. The classroom is no longer restricted to four physical walls, and it is becoming a truly collaborative space in which to learn. Every student can be a contributor of knowledge to the world. This networked classroom is a more complicated place for teachers, but it’s also one filled with incredible potential for learning. This keynote challenges educators to rethink their roles to make maximum use of the tools and information now available to them.
Meg Ormiston keynotes Wednesday on “Culture Clash! Wired Kids in Text Driven Classrooms“: This keynote will focus on engaging 21st Century students by transforming teaching and learning. Instructional strategies that work will be showcased along with projects that engage students of all ages. See how powerful multimedia can be used in instruction and hear suggestions to modify student products. Meg will focus on the changing role of instructor in the digital age with specific strategies to take back and use immediately.
The Midwest Education Technology Conference is at the end of January.
Midwest Education Technology Conference Keynote Speakers for 2009 are Meg Ormiston and Will Richardson. Will speaks Tuesday in addition to holding preconference workshop on Monday. Will is former public school teacher and an author and education consultant. He welcomes opportunities to do presentations on technology and to teach and train educators how to use technology effectively in the classroom. Meg’s keynote is Wednesday. Also a former school teacher, Meg is an author and speaks and consults on educational matters as well. She is passionate about transforming teaching and learning through the power of digital tools. To learn more about Will and Meg, please click on their photos and then visit the METC website.