Category Archives: Conferences

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Visual Note Taking at a Conference

I have written about the evolution of note taking before. It is fascinating how the availability of tools and platforms shape our exploration of new forms of learning. 2nd Grade…

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Looking FOR Learning through the Lens of Growth Mindset

I recently had the opportunity to be part of a teacher conference with the theme of Looking for Learning through the Lens of Growth Mindset. edJEWcon Chicago took place in…

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10 Tips to Get Started with Sketchnoting Workshop

I facilitated a workshop at Miami Device this past week. Most conference sessions feel rushed with only 45-60 minutes to share, but thanks to Felix Jacomino‘s  the genius mind behind…

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Social Media Institute: Social Media FOR Schools

I spent an intense day with administrators (Heads of School, Directors of communication, admission) at the AASSA (Association of American Schools in South America) Social Media Institute discussing social media…

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Evolution of Note Taking: New Forms

Note taking is a big topic among educators. How do we teach it to our students? What are the best methods? Is digital note taking worse than taking your notes…