Free On-line Education Conference

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Google has recently announced Education on Air which is a free on-line  conference about leading for the future and shaping today’s classrooms. This event which will take place on May 8th -9th is open to anyone with an interest in education: teachers, administrators, students, parents, school leaders…

Education on Air is hosted on-line so you can join it anywhere you are with Internet connection. Whether you’re a school leader, teacher, administrator, parent, student or just someone who cares about education, this should be of interest to you.

The conference schedule and list of speakers will be released next April. Here is what is in plan so far:

 Day 1: Leading the future
“On Friday, May 8 from 10am-3pm EST, hear from educators, students and business leaders on the topic of leadership in education. Short keynotes and panels will help answer the question “how do we prepare our students for a future that is ever-changing?” Topics will include creating student ownership, leading change and fostering innovation in schools.

Day 2: Shaping the classroom today

On Saturday, May 9th, join any of the 90+ sessions, run by educators for educators and held throughout the day across time zones. These sessions are designed to help you immediately in your school. There will be topics for four groups: teachers, leaders, IT and general interest. Topics will include supporting literacy in early learners, successful device deployment and empowering digital citizens.”

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Register here to stay updated about Education on Air proceedings.

Even if you can’t attend on the scheduled dates, you can register to stay informed. Google will share the conference schedule and list of speakers in April. They will also be recording the sessions, so you can check out anything you missed.

In the meantime, you can tell them  what sessions you want to see by responding to this Google+ post using #GoogleEduOnAir.

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