Learning Beyond Boundaries



1st Collaborators Meeting Agenda

2.1.09 Draft


GATHERING BACKGROUND INFO
  1. What can we learn from the information on the technology sessions that will be presented at the March 2009 Annual Conference?
  2. Who can summarize the 2009 topics / concepts and do a gap analysis?
  3. How best to obtain input from convention attendees on Web 2.0 knowledge, skill, application, questions?
  4. Would it be useful to do an EdTech Talk session, as a sharing resource – to get the discussion going on the questions for how to help ASCD?


PLANNING FOR 2010 AND BEYOND
  1. Should/could we create an online strategic planning map for infusing Web 2.0 into ASCD’s Annual Conference?
  2. How we can help with Call for Proposals 2010 Annual Convention? Note the themes and strands.
  3. How can we organize an analysis of the 2010 Annual Convention Call for Proposals?
  4. What are illustrative Web 2.0 examples that are representative of the strands and topics for the 2010 Call for Proposals?
  5. How can we help ASCD develop a “Web 2.0” 3-year Plan for the Annual Convention?
  6. What planning strategy assistance can we give ASCD beyond the scope of the international convention?
  7. How best to move toward a vision where technology is a part of the regular sessions, transforming them for 21st Century teaching and learning
  8. Should we invite collaborators to register their interest in helping ASCD with the different topics?
  9. What are Web 2.0 entry points for ASCD members with different capacities? Unaware, Beginning, Developing, Skillful, Leader
  10. Is it feasible to consider including ISTE on a small joint annual conference?
  11. Where is a vision for where we recommend ASCD’s Annual Convention sessions should be in three years regarding technology infused pedagogy?
  12. Would you be willing to help ASCD create the first annual ASCD Tech-rich Pedagogies Conference?


TECHNOLOGY CONSIDERATIONS
  1. Are here specific tools we should use to help us with our work?
  2. How can we design support for sessions at future conventions, conferences, meetings so each presenter doesn't have to carry the costs of technology?
  3. A wiki or Google doc for putting the ideas in concrete form?


WEBCASTING CONSIDERATIONS
  1. Should we use Ustream ?
  2. What advice do you have on live streaming of the 2009 Keynote Speakers – now and (later) after watching the broadcast from the convention?
  3. How can we host a Web 2.0 March 2009 Simulcast Meeting in Orlando?


NETWORKING/PUBLICITY
  1. ISTE has chosen to focus on Ning, Linked in, wikispaces, and SecondLife; What comments do you have on this as a model for ASCD to move toward as an association?
  2. Should we tweet for ideas on specific questions.
  3. Should we use Facebook, too. We can use multiple forums for involving our network of educators.


FUTURE MEETINGS
  1. How about creating a calendar of proposed meetings? in Google Calendar?
  2. What suggestions do you have for ASCD online meeting capacity