Keynote: Leslie Fisher
I was super excited to hear the Keynote speaker Leslie Fisher. I follow her on Twitter and Facebook. Leslie began the day with a fast-paced session sharing some amazing gadgets. I cannot lie, my favorites were the wearable technology that she shared. I thoroughly enjoyed hearing about all of the new technology, because it levels the playing field for all types of learners.
Below are a few of the gadgets that were featured in Leslie’s Keynote:
The keynote was filled with great resources. I also appreciate that even though she showcased a ton of cutting edge technology, it all came back to making life more accessible for adults and students–talk about differentiation!
Region 10 did an amazing job, and offered so many great sessions. I enjoyed the variety of regular presentation slots along with student led sessions, the digital playground area, and of course, the great door prizes!
Top 5 Takeaways from the 2014 Digital Fluency Conference
5. Celeste ISD is doing some great things with augmented reality. Visit their site for resources: redefinelearningdigitally.weebly.com.
3. I enjoyed watching teachers actively engage in a challenge! Participants in my session, “Empowering Teachers to Use Technology Through Tech Challenges,” completed a tech challenge by creating a 5 picture story.
2. The food trucks were AWESOME!
1. Words of wisdom from a friend: “You don’t always know what you don’t know.” @Zachsnow
I walked away with so many great ideas and inspiration. I leave you with this quote from Leslie Fisher’s Keynote:
“Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them.”
- Steve Jobs