My Presentations

These are the presentations that I currently offer to schools, conferences, and organizations.Download a pdf of the presentations that I offer.  I can also work with you to craft a presentation specific to your organizational needs.


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Current Keynote presentations are:

Beyond the Web 2.0 Hype:  Focusing on What Really Matters

The Global One Room Schoolhouse:  Creating Community in the Digital Age

Black Coffee:  Keeping IT Simple

On the Development of Digital Learning Spaces


An Organizational Approach to Web 2.0

This presentation explores the factors organizations need to successfully implement connective technologies on a systemic basis.

Audience:   Administrators, IT Director/Coordinators/Staff,  Curriculum Specialists


Beyond the Web 2.0 Hype:  Focusing on What Really Matters

This presentation examines the concept of literacy as a guiding principle for the use of connective technologies in schools.

Audience:  Administrators, Curriculum Specialists, Teachers,  IT Director/Coordinators

Keynote Presentation


Developing Digital Learning Spaces:  From Vision to Reality

This presentation examines the development of a multidimensional online learning space composed of a course space, a student-content creation space, and a knowledge commons, where all groups involved in student learning in a school can contribute content and learning strategies.

Audience:  Administrators, Curriculum Specialists, Teachers,  IT Director/Coordinators

Can be given as a keynote


Standing Room Only:  How to Create Unforgettable Presentations

This presentation provides 10 strategies for improving visual presentations.  The strategies are based in brain-based learning and the principles of visual literacy.  This presentation is targeted at strategies that teachers can use with students but can be adapted for any specific group

Audience:  Teachers , Curriculum Specialists, IT Director/Coordinators


Black Coffee:   Keeping IT Simple

This presentation explores approaches schools can use to appropriately utilize learning technologies in a explosive technology world.

Audience:  Teachers ,  Administrators, Curriculum Specialists, IT Director/Coordinators

Keynote presentation


Cartography on the Cutting Edge

This presentation examines proper instructional methodologies and the technology requirements for using Google Earth and Maps successfully with students.

Audience:  Teachers , Curriculum Specialists, IT Director/Coordinators


Capturing Stories, Capturing Lives:  An Introduction to Digital Storytelling

This presentation explores the power and promise of digital storytelling, and how teachers can help students tell the stories of their lives.  Includes examples and explains the processes and strategies for effectively using digital storytelling the first time.  This is an introductory presentation. 

Audience:  Teachers , Curriculum Specialists, IT Director/Coordinators


Digital Storytelling 2.0

This presentation examines the evolution of digital storytelling, and how emerging technologies influence the process.  Can be presented after “Capturing Stories” or can be presented as a stand alone presentations

Audience:  Teachers , Curriculum Specialists, IT Director/Coordinators


Creating Immersive Learning Environments

This presentation explores how teachers can blend a wide variety of online resources and media together to develop highly engaging digital media learning environments

Audience:  Teachers , Curriculum Specialists, IT Director/Coordinators


Ten Keys to Professional Development

This presentation addresses the key components for building systemic and successful professional development experiences and programs.

Audience:   Administrators, IT Director/Coordinators/Staff,  Curriculum Specialists, District level personnel


The Global One Room Schoolhouse:  Creating Community in the Digital Age

This presentation explores the role of creating local and global learning communities, and how schools can successfully scale and scaffold collaborative community-based learning.

Audience:   Administrators, IT Director/Coordinators/Staff,  Curriculum Specialists, Teachers, District level personnel

Keynote presentation


Digital Footprint:  What School Officials Need to Know

This presentation presents the concept of developing a digital footprint, what to be concerned about, and how schools can proactively help students build a successful online presence.  A highly appropriate presentation for parents, and this can be given the night before a conference for that group.

Audience:   Administrators, IT Director/Coordinators/Staff,  Teachers, Curriculum Specialists, District level personnel and parents.


Hitting a Moving Target:  Best Practice Teaching and Learning

This presentation explores the intersection of best practice teaching and learning and technology

Audience:   Teachers, Administrators, IT Director/Coordinators,  Curriculum Specialists


Towards a Framework for Visual Literacy Learning

This presentation explores the critical importance of media in education, and provides a scaffold for understanding how to promote visual and media literacy while helping students develop the skills they need for learning and living in a media rich world.

Audience:   Administrators, IT Director/Coordinators, Teachers, Curriculum Specialists

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