First Cohort Session Agenda



9:30 - 9:45: Make friends!
  • Welcome, introductions & overview.
  • Find a table to sit at - make sure there is at least 1 person at the table you haven't met before.
  • Please tell us a little bit about yourself and what you'd like to learn during our two days together here.




9:45 - 10:00: What is learning?
  • Discuss the results of the survey: What is/isn't learning? How does our list compare to the "Classic View" & "Official Theory"? Any similarities? differences?
  • Share with group; choose 1 representative to speak for you. You'll have exactly 60 sec to summarize your discussion.
  • Jigsaw out to lens groups

10:00 - 10:15: Explore learning through the lenses
  • Explore your resource in your group
  • Discuss: What tensions, if any, exist between our classrooms today and the various visions of the future of learning suggested by what you've seen/read this morning?

10:15 - 10:30: Share
  • Come back to original tables
  • Share learning from previous group; choose 1 representative to speak for you. You'll have exactly 60 sec to summarize your discussion.

10:30 - 10:45: Project intro
  • Go over project
  • Pitch ideas for a project

Homework

As you go through the unconference sessions and in your conversations with other conference participants, please start thinking about what your presentation could be.

Be prepared to pitch (30 seconds) your idea to the group during Session 2 today.