Thursday 3 for Jan. 31, 2013 – Educon 2.5

EduCon 2.5 took place this past weekend in Philadelphia. I was
extremely lucky and grateful for a chance to attend last year, and
attend isn’t quite the right word to use. A better word would be

What is EduCon?
EduCon is both a conversation and a conference.

It is an innovation conference where we can come together, both in
person and virtually, to discuss the future of schools. Every session
will be an opportunity to discuss and debate ideas β€” from the very
practical to the big dreams.

Videos of Educon sessions

All of the sessions are available to watch on Youtube!. Try not to
be overwhelmed by the number of videos, just take one a day/week/month.
A great resource for an edchat in your school district and a glimpse
into how learning takes place in other schools.

Why Preaching to the #educhoir Really DOES Matter

I’ve written about the echo chamber before and the perils therein,
but Bill Ferriter writes how sometimes you need the echo chamber.

The simple truth is that being a change agent can be a REALLY lonely

Hashtag visualization of Educon 2.5

Jonathan Becker has put together a visualization of all the
with the [hashtag #educon][]. It drags my
machine down to a crawl, but it is still useful. πŸ™‚