Upcoming Events


Northeast Ohio Educational Technology Integration Conference |  Keynote Address: Habits and Habitats: Rethinking Learning Spaces for the 21st Century, and Leaders and Learning Spaces (Leadership workshop on learning spaces),  March 16, 2012, Akron, OH.


ISTE Webinar | Understanding and Developing Social Media Guidelines for SchoolsMarch 28, 2012

1:1 and Web 2.0 Conference; Learning in the 21st CenturyPresentations to be announced,  Niles West High School, Niles, IL , April 21, 2012

TechForum Chicago | Presentations to the be announced.  May 4, 2012, Lincolnshire, IL

TechCon 2012 | 21st Century Cartography:  Understanding Google Maps and Earth, October 26, 2012, Naperville, Illinois




Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI) | San Jose, CA., Behind the Scenes: How Schools Initiate and Prepare for Learning Space Change

TechForum Atlanta | Keynote Speaker, Atlanta, GARe-Envisioning Learning Spaces, and Beyond the Hype: Focusing on What Really Matters with David Warlick, Laura Deisley, and Dr. Lissa Pijanowski, October 15, 2010).  I serve as moderator.

ISTE Webinars

  • Standing Room Only:  Creating Unforgettable Presentation Media, October 20, 2010
  • Towards A Framework for Visual Literacy, November 3, 2010
  • Understanding and Applying Web 2.0 Technologies to Learning, December 8, 2010
  • 140 Characters and Beyond: Extending Your Classroom Use of Twitter, January 19, 2011

ISTE Media Specialists SIG (SIGMS) | Second LifeOn the Development of  Multi-Dimensional Learning Spaces, October 2010

Virtual Tech Forum | November 17, 2010, conversation with David Warlick about social technologies.

NYSCATE  | Rochester, NY, Yah But! Meeting the Challenges of Disruptive Technologies, 5 Things to Rethink, Really Cool New Tool Duel v2 with Brian Smith, and Implications of Web 2.0 in Education:  2010 Update Panel Discussion.

Midwest Suburban Superintendents ConferenceMarco Island, Florida, January 15-18, 2011

Educon 2.3 |  Why Johnny Can't Read, with Laura Deisley

TCEA, Austin, Texas.  Co-presented 4:40:140 – Four Themes, Forty Ideas, 140 Characters, and Habits and Habitats: Rethinking Learning Spaces in the 21st Century

EDCO Seefurth Education Center | Online and Offline: Rethinking Libraries in the 21st Century, Webinar, February 2011.

NYSCATE Webinar Series:  140 Characters and Beyond:  Extending Your Use of Twitter | 5 Things to Rethink | Really Cool New Tool Duel

WEMTA: | Featured Speaker | Madison, WisconsinCo-presented Leadership in the 21st Century: Starting and Sustaining Change (5 hour Workshop),  Four: Forty: 140:  Four Themes, Forty Ideas, 140 Characters, and Habits and Habitats: Rethinking Learning Spaces for the 21st Century.

District 219 Tech Conference | Niles, IL

TechForum Chicago | Lincolnshire, IL,  May 6, 2011. 

Akron Ready Steps Symposium | The College of Education Center for Literacy | Keynote Speaker, The University of Akron, Akron Ohio, May 20, 2011

Greenville ISD | Greenville Texas,  Moodle Workshop, June 21, 2011

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) | Philadelphia, PA, Designing Spaces for Learning, 3 Hour Workshop, Saturday, 6/25/2011.  With Chris Johnson and Christian Long.

ETLO/SREB/ISTE Online Learning Institute, Twitter as an Educational Tool,  Loews Hotel, Philadelphia, PA.  Wednesday, 6/29/2011

 New York City Public Schools | Brooklyn, New York.  "Cartography on the Cutting Edge," and "Standing Room Only: How to Create Unforgettable Presentation Media," July 20-21, 2011.

K-12 Online Conference | What If the Story Changed?, Week of Nov 28 – Dec 2, 2011:  Story Time Strand

Educon 2.4 | What If?, January 27-29,2012


Summer 2010: Completed

Akron Ready Steps Summer Symposium | Keynote Speaker, The University of Akron, On the Development of Learning Spaces, June 25, 2010

Texas ASCD | Featured SpeakerDallas TexasLaunching a Learning Community, June 29 and 30, 2010

Building Learning Communities (BLC) | Featured Speaker, Boston, MACapturing Stories, Capturing Lives: An Introduction to Digital Storytelling (Full Day Workshop) , Life on the Screen, Digital Footprints:  What Educator's Need to Know, 140 Characters and Beyond:  Extending Your Use of Twitter, July 11-16, 2009

Billings Public Schools, Billings Montana | Keynote Speaker, Understanding and Applying Connective Technologies to Teaching and Learning | August 16 and 17, 2010.

International Virtual Colloquium: “Informal and Formal Learning: Issues and Opportunities for Schooling”  CoSN | October 28, 2010


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