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Welcome to BLC16! Building Learning Communities Education Conference 2016! Join colleagues from around the world who care deeply about bringing the best innovative and practical learning resources to our students. Our 17th BLC education conference will provide you with inspiration, practical skills and expand your professional network with educators from around the world.
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Friday, July 22 • 1:10pm - 2:15pm
Transforming Learning: Six Questions

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This workshop is based on Alan’s New York Times best selling book, “Who Owns the Learning” and a powerful new 6 step model of designing transformational learning experiences. If the answer is no to all 6 questions chances are very good that the assignment has not leveraged the power of technology.

1. Did the assignment build capacity for critical thinking on the web?
2. Did the assignment develop new lines of enquiry?
3. Are there opportunities to broaden the perspective of the conversation with authentic audiences from around the world?
4. Is there an opportunity for students to publish – across various media with capacity for continuous feedback?
5. Is there an opportunity for students to create a contribution (purposeful work)?
6. Does the assignment provide “best in the world” examples of content and skill?

Additional topics can include building collaborative classrooms, teaching students to self assess and a range of quality teacher feedback strategies.

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Alan November

Senior Partner & Founder, November Learning
Alan November is an international leader in education technology. He began his career as an oceanography teacher and dorm counsellor at an island reform school for boys in Boston Harbor. While Alan was a computer science teacher in Lexington, Mass, one of his students published an... Read More →

Friday July 22, 2016 1:10pm - 2:15pm EDT
Georgian - Mezzanine/2nd Floor Boston Park Plaza
  Main Conference Session
  • Intended Audience General
  • Strand Creating Vision and Managing Change
  • Session Level All