GETideas.org will be hosting another Google Hangout on Air focused on one of our four Learning Trends: Technology-Driven Innovation. Join GETideas.org’s Executive Director, +Mary Anne Petrillo and distinguished thought leaders as they ponder current trends in educational technology and computer science education.
Show notes can be found here: http://goo.gl/Ld2Kh
Visit our Google+ page on the day of the event to watch the live broadcast: http://goo.gl/KSakm.
You will also be able to view this in our YouTube channel:
Our panelists will include:
John Connolly is the Director of Technology at Community Consolidated District 230 in Tinley Park, Illinois.
Anna Hu is the Director of Information and Learning Technologies (ILT) at both Presbyterian Ladies’ College and Scotch College in Perth. Working in education for over 20 years in Science, Maths and Computer Education, her strategy incorporates modern technologies with the aim to enable, engage and empower learners – she is driven by teaching and learning that is engaging, effective, and most importantly – fun.
Kern Kelley has been providing technology support for educators for over ten years. He started his career as an elementary teacher at the Parawai School in New Zealand and is presently an Educational Technologist in central Maine at Regional School Unit #19 and the Associate Director for the Maine Virtual Learning Consortium.
Martin Levins is a science, design and technology educator with a focus on successful learning and a passion for teaching that has taken him into primary, secondary and tertiary classrooms. Currently Director of Information Technology at an independent school for boys in regional NSW, he is also involved in the development and delivery of training on the use of technology in education for teachers and educational leaders at schools and conferences around Australia and overseas. He has enjoyed a wide readership as the education columnist for Australian MacWorld magazine and (with Mal Lee) “Bring Your Own Technology” (ACER press). Martin is at once a team player and a leader, with the ability to identify educational opportunities and needs, and to develop resources and courses to meet them.
Neal Sales Griffin is the co-founder and CEO of The Starter League (formerly Code Academy), his sworn purpose is to solve meaningful problems through technology, and empower everyone he can. Learn more about Neal directly by reaching out to him through twitter…@nealsales.
Esther Wojcicki is the SVP of Education and Outreach at Classbadges. She is also an award-winning journalism teacher at Palo Alto High School in California.