iPad Summit 2014 Boston – Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs

The iPad Summit Boston is finally here! I have been attending the iPad Summit since its beginning several years ago. This is one of my favorite ed tech conferences. The keynote speaker is Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs of Curriculum21. This blog is live, so please excuse any typos or inconsistent writing! It’s tricky to get […]

iPad Summit Pre-Conference at Cambridge Innovation Center & MIT Media Lab

It’s November so I have left beautiful South Florida (where it was 77 degrees) to Boston (50 degrees and dropping) for the annual iPad Summit hosted by EdTechTeacher. For the first time in a long time, I am attending a conference solely as a learner. Instead of prepping for my own presentations, I just get to […]

iPad Summit Keynote: Mimi Ito

The Keynote Speaker for Day 2 of the iPad Summit is Mimi Ito, Ph.D., a cultural anthropologist with the University of California at Irvine. Her focus is on the changing relationship of youth and new media. I have been following her work for some time, so it’s exciting to be able to see her speak […]

iPad Summit San Diego: Audrey Watters

Audrey Watters, the esteemed educational writer, is keynoting the iPad Summit San Diego. Audrey blogs at HackEducation. Her topic is, “The History of the Future of Ed-Tech” focuses on what educational technology is going – and where it won’t. Audrey highlights the idea of what do we think the future of technology holds and why […]

iPad Summit Welcome – Thomas Daccord

Thomas Daccord, the Director of EdTechTeacher, welcomes us all again to the iPad Summit in San Diego – a gathering of 600 educators focused on innovative education. Tom begins his welcome by highlighting the fact that this isn’t really a single device focused conference. Rather, it’s about fostering an environment of student learning and creativity. It’s about […]

Heading to the iPad Summit San Diego

Next week (February 3-5) I have the privilege of attending the iPad Summit in San Diego. I have had the opportunity to attend all previous iPad Summits, which I live-blogged (you can see those posts here). In addition to live-blogging the event, I will also be presenting during the second session on Tuesday, February 4. […]

I’m Excited to Attend the iPad Summit in San Diego

I am so excited for the inaugural West Coast iPad Summit in beautiful San Diego. I have attended all of the iPad Summit since the program’s inception in Massachusetts. Although labeled an “iPad Conference,” it really is a place for professional educators to discuss innovation, creativity, and the future of education in the realm of […]

Insights from the 3rd iPad Summit

Last week I had the privilege of attending the third iPad Summit hosted by EdTechTeacher in Boston, Massachusetts. This fall’s summit was the largest ever – a sold out crowd of 1,000 participants. I live-blogged the conference, so you can read about the individual sessions I attended, along with the keynotes, on my blog here. (You can find my two […]

iPad Summit Keynote Day 2: Ruben Puentedura

I can hardly contain my excitement for the keynote speaker of day 2, Ruben Puetendura, Ph.D., the father of the SAMR model concept. His topic is: Of Lively Sketchbooks and Curiosity Amplifiers: Thoughts on the iPad and Learning. Ruben’s primary focus is the implementation of technology in the realm of education – not just in […]

iPad Summit Keynote: The New Shape of Knowledge

It’s time to kick off the iPad Summit! This year’s keynote speaker is David Weinberger, Ph.D., Co-Director of the Harvard Library Innovation Lab and Senior Researcher for the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet & Society. David begins by telling us that he would like to discuss how we raise children to be good citizens and that […]