EduCon 2.2 Schedule of Events

Detailed Session Schedule

Friday, January 29th

Spend the afternoon at Science Leadership Academy. Meetings with teachers, students and administrators to talk about the ideas of School 2.0 and how SLA is working toward that ideal. EduCon attendees have free admission to The Franklin and the National Constitution Center on Friday.
Panel Discussion @ The Franklin Institute -- "What is Smart?" Come to the Franklin Institute to see a group of societal visionaries speak about their ideas on intelligence in a panel discussion.
Friday Night Panel -- 6pm-8pm -- "What is Smart?"* Introductions by Dr. Dennis Wint, CEO of The Franklin Institute
  • Loren Brichter - CEO of atebits Software and developer of Tweetie Twitter software.
  • Prof. Martha Farah - Director, Center for Neuroscience & Society and Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania
  • Happy Fernandez -- President of the Moore College of Art
  • Prof. Eddie Glaude - William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies. Chair, Center for African American Studies, Princeton University.
  • David Shenk - Author of The Genius in All of Us, Data Smog and The End of Patience (and others)
  • Moderated by Dr. Frederic Bertley, Vice President of the Center for Innovation and Science Learning, The Franklin Institute
Reception at The Franklin Institute

Saturday, January 30th

8:30 - 9:15
Registration / Coffee
9:15 - 9:45
Keynote -- Marilyn Perez
10:00 - 11:30
Session 1
11:30 - 12:30
Cross-Pollination Lunch
12:30 - 2:00
Session 2
2:30 - 4:00
Session 3
4:30 - 6:30
Making Connections: "Philly Classic" Dinner at SLA
7:30 - 11:00
Networking at Rembrandt's -- 23rd and Aspen Sts

Sunday, January 31st

8:30 - 9:00
Coffee / Conversations
9:00 - 10:30
Sunday Morning Panel -- "What Is The Relationship / Disconnect Between Policy Reform and Pedagogical Reform?"* Michael Horn, co-author of Disrupting Class and Executive Director of Innosight Institute
  • Doug Levin, Executive Director of the State Educational Technology Directors Association (and former Deputy Director of the National Association of State Boards of Education)
  • Linda Nathan, Founding Principal of Boston Arts Academy and author of The Hardest Questions Aren't On the Test
  • Linda Roberts, former Director of the Office of Educational Technology, U.S. Department of Education
  • Moderated by Kevin Hogan, Editorial Director of Technology & Learning Magazine
10:30 - 12:00
Session 4
12:00 - 12:30
Cross Pollination Lunch
12:30 - 2:00
Session 5
2:30 - 4:00
Session 6