Conference 2014

Presenter’s Resources and Links From the 2014 Conference

Recommended Resources from Will Richardson

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Here is a link to a .pdf copy of the slides from the keynote.
An updated list of my published articles here. These are probably the most relevant to context shifting:
Will’s Amazon page with a complete listing of my books.
Suggested Books to Read:
  • A More Beautiful Question by Warren Berger – NEW– Absolute must read for educators and leaders sincere about rethininking schools, classrooms, and personal practice.
  • Don’t Go Back to School: A Handbook for Learning Anything by Kio Stark. The power and potential of informal learning.
  • It’s Complicated by danah boyd – NEW – The best book I’ve read to understand teens and technology use. Must reading for educators.
  • The App Generation by Howard Gardner and Katie Davis – Another great look at how teens are using technology.
  • Open by David Price – Great overview of how the world is changing in both an education and work sense.
  • Invent to Learn by Sylvia Martinez and Gary Stager – The bible for tinkering, engineering and making in the classroom. Must read for all educators.
  • Knowmad Society by John Moravec et. al. – Pushes the contextual boundaries for learning.
  • Smarter Than You Think by Clive Thompson – The positive spin on technology and learning.
  • Visible Learners by Maria Krechevsky – Reggio Emilia inspired learning for schools.
  • Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology by Alan Collins and Richard Halverson – Still one of my favorite books on the contextual shifts.
  • The Anti-Education Era by James Gee – Minces no words about the need for change.
  • The Way of Mindful Education by Daniel Rechtschaff – A great introduction to mindfullness in the classroom for teachers and students
Blogs to Read:
Twitter Accounts to Follow:
Must Reading:

UBC Physics & Engineering – Arduino Session Resources

by Bernhard Zender

 Companion Website

Arduino Hands On Labs CUEBC2014 – Lab Power Point

 Microsoft Canada – Technology in the Classroom – Links from their presentation

Flexible Assessment and Engagement with an iPad: going paperlite.

by Bryon Carpenter

CUEBC presentation can be found at:
Or the long version:
PDF Version

Project Ideas Using iPad Devices for Primary Grades

by Tricia Anton

 Primary iPad projects CUEBC handout

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