December 5, 2008 - We have now "protected" this page since the schedule appears fairly set. If you are an invited participant that needs to make changes to the schedule below, please contact Karlwith the info and he'll make the changes.

Thanks for being interested in participating in the 2009 edition of live blogging A Whole New Mind with students from Arapahoe High School. Please add your name, title, location and link (if you have one) next to the date(s) and time(s) you would like to blog. You can read more about the fishbowl discussion techniqueand see an example of what the live blog looks like, or read about last year's experience. You may add yourself to any slot, even if someone else is already there, although it would be great if we could not overload any one period with more than 3 or 4 people or so. Please also add your biographical information at the bottom of the page (alphabetical order by last name).

Video about how we did it last year.
Posts on The Fischbowl about AWNM.

All times are Mountain Standard Time (which is GMT - 7)

Period 2: 8:25 - 9:24 am MST (Anne Smith's Class)
Period 3: 9:29- 10:30 am MST (Maura Moritz's Class)
Period 4: 10:35 - 11:34 am MST (Maura Moritz's Class)
Period 5: 12:14 - 1:12 pm MST (Anne Smith's Class)
Current Time in Colorado



If you need any help adding yourself to this wiki, or have questions, please contact Karl Fisch.


Thursday, January 15th - Chapter 4: Design

Students and Dan Pink only please. You can observe (virtually or in person) if you wish. (ustream info coming, 8:25 - 10:30 am MST)


Tuesday, January 20th - Chapter 5: Story


Period
Name (hyperlink
if applicable)

Title
Location
2
Tim Stahmer
Sharon Peters
Instructional Tech Specialist
HS English/Comp. Studies Teacher
Fairfax, Virginia
Montreal, Canada
3
Jim Gates
Kristin Hokanson
Consultant in Ed Tech
Instructional Technology Coach
Lemoyne, PA
King of Prussia, PA
4
Cathy Nelson
Middle School Library Media Specialist
Myrtle Beach, SC

David Warlick
Author, Programmer, Educator
Raleigh, NC
5
Jim Gates
Christian Long (current classes, other)
Consultant in Ed Tech
HS English teacher, School Design consultant
Lemoyne, PA
Ft. Worth, TX, USA



Tuesday, January 27th - Chapter 6: Symphony


Period
Name (hyperlink
if applicable)

Title
Location
2
Kelly Dignan
Bud Hunt
Director, PursueU
Instructional Technologist, St. Vrain Valley SD
Littleton, CO
Longmont, CO
3
Mike Porter
Robin Ellis
Littleton Public Schools
Instructional Technology Specialist
Littleton, CO
Quakertown, PA
4
Cathy Nelson
Jeff Whipple
Middle School Library Media Specialist
Technology Learning Mentor, Nashwaaksis Middle School
Myrtle Beach, SC
Fredericton, NB, Canada
5
Eric Grant

Christian Long (current classes, other)
Lucie Stanish
Program Manager, Map of Future Forces Affecting Education
KnowledgeWorks Foundation
HS English teacher, School Design consultant
Littleton Public Schools School Board Member
San Francisco, CA
Cincinnati, OH
Ft. Worth, TX, USA
Littleton, CO, US


Monday, February 2nd - Chapter 7: Empathy


Period
Name (hyperlink
if applicable)

Title
Location
2
Dan Maas
CIO
Littleton, CO, USA

Lee Kolbert
Technology Program Specialist
West Palm Beach, FL USA
3
Kelly Dignan
James Folkestad
Carolyn Foote
Director, PursueU
Colorado State University, School of Education
Librarian, Westlake High School
Littleton, CO, USA
Fort Collins, CO, USA
Austin, TX, USA
4
Vicki Davis
Teacher, Westwood Schools
Camilla, GA USA

David Warlick
Carolyn Foote
Author, Programmer, Educator
Librarian, Westlake High School
Raleigh, NC
Austin, TX, USA
5
Julie Lindsay
Judy O'Connell
Renee Howell
Tanner Ragland
Head of IT and E-Learning
Head of Library and Information Services
Littleton Public Schools, Board of Education
Teacher, The Buckley School
Qatar Academy, Doha, State of Qatar
St Joseph's College, Sydney Australia
Littleton, CO, USA
Sherman Oaks, CA, USA


Friday, February 6th - Chapter 8: Play


Period
Name (hyperlink
if applicable)

Title
Location
2
Jeff Whipple

Mike Hasley
Technology Learning Mentor
Nashwaaksis Middle School
Instructional Technology Resource Teacher
Fredericton, NB, Canada

Henrico, VA, USA
3
Karen Janowski
Assistive & Education Technology Consultant,
Adjunct Faculty, Simmons College, Graduate School
of Education
Reading, MA

Mike Hasley
Instructional Technology Resource Teacher
Henrico, VA, USA
4
Dean Shareski

Nancy Caramanico
Digital Learning Consultant
Prairie South School Division
Director of Technology, K-12,
Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Adjunct St. Joseph's, Cabrini
Moose Jaw, SK

Phila, PA, USA

Stephanie Sandifer
Content Specialist - High School Literacy
Houston Independent School District
Houston, TX, USA

David Warlick
Author, Programmer, Educator
Raleigh, NC
5
Eric Grant

Lori Soifer
Stephanie Sandifer
Program Manager, Map of Future Forces Affecting Education
KnowledgeWorks Foundation
Birmingham Board of Education
Content Specialist - High School Literacy
Houston Independent School District
San Francisco, CA
Cincinnati, OH
Birmingham, MI
Houston, TX, USA


Wednesday, February 11th - Chapter 9: Meaning


Period
Name (hyperlink
if applicable)

Title
Location
2
Julie Lindsay
Mike Hasley
Head of IT and E-Learning
Instructional Technology Resource Teacher
Qatar Academy, Doha, State of Qatar
Henrico, VA, USA
3
Tim Stahmer
Robin Ellis
Mike Hasley
Instructional Tech Specialist
Instructional Tech Specialist
Instructional Technology Resource Teacher
Fairfax, Virginia
Quakertown, PA
Henrico, VA, USA
4
Dan Maas
Bud Hunt
CIO
Instructional Technologist, St. Vrain Valley SD
Littleton, CO, USA
Longmont, CO, USA

David Warlick
Author, Programmer, Educator
Raleigh, NC
5
Ben Wilkoff

Christian Long (current classes, other)

Judy O'Connell
Lucy Gray
Online Learning and
Technology Resource
Specialist
HS English teacher, School Design consultant
Head of Library and Information Services
Lead Technology Integration Coach
The University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
Castle Rock, CO, USA

Ft. Worth, TX, USA

St Joseph's College, Sydney Australia
Chicago



Friday, February 20th - Videoconference with Daniel Pink (ustream info coming, 8:25 - 9:24 am MST)




AWNM Participant Biographies


Nancy Caramanico
Nancy, an Instructional Technology Specialist, presenter and former grant writer, is currently the Director of Tech for the 202 schools in the Catholic Archdiocese in Philadelphia. She works to bring innovative programs to schools to empower teachers and enhance student learning. She is an adjunct teacher at Cabrini College teaching online in Tech and Communications and at St. Joseph's University teaching Technology and Learning Theory.

Vicki Davis
Vicki describes herself as “a teacher, entrepreneur, edublogger, conference presenter, and freelance writer.” She is an avid reader, technology "geek", and heart-felt Christian. Locally, she’s been Camilla Chamber president, a Rotarian, and a Leadership Georgia graduate. Her class wiki has won many awards and media recognition. She is a Tech Learning blogger, co-founder of Women of Web 2 and co-host the WOW2 show at Ed Tech Talk. She co-authored the Flat Classroom Project and Horizon Project. Vicki lives in Camilla, GA.

Kelly Dignan
Kelly is an entrepreneur, instructor and coach. Her mission is to help business women know themselves, live authentically and create company cultures where others can do the same.

Robin Ellis
Robin is an Instructional Technology Specialist and Classrooms for the Future Coach in the Quakertown Community School District in Quakertown, PA where she works with teachers and students create meaningful collaborative connections into their learning.

James Folkestad
James is an associate professor at Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO). He has spent the last 15 years studying and teaching in the areas of diffusion of technological innovation and change. He currently teachers a course to pre-service teachers titled Educational Technology and Assessment(EDUC331) and a graduate level course on Educational Leadership (EDUC709). He is currently investigating how collaborative processes can enhance learning.

Carolyn Foote
Carolyn is a techno librarian at a large public suburban high school, Westlake High School, in Austin, Texas

Jim Gates
Jim is recently retired from a career in Education that saw the last 25 years being in the computer field. He now spends his time learning about and sharing the ways that teachers are using technology to accomplish things that they were unable to do before the introduction of the technology. He participated in this event last year and is honored to be asked again this year.

Eric Grant
Eric is the Program Manager for KnowledgeWorks Foundation's Map of Future Forces Affecting Education. In that role, he searches for examples of innovation in learning and teaching, explores technology and social trends, and loves bringing the voice of the Foundation to the global conversation.

Lucy Gray
Lucy Gray is the Lead Technology Coach at the Center for Urban School Improvement at the University of Chicago. In her current role, she is responsible for the development of a technology professional development program on three University of Chicago Charter School campuses. Lucy also supports technology integration efforts at the North Kenwood/Oakland Charter School. She is also an Apple Distinguished Educator.

Mike Hasley
Mike is a former social studies teacher and current ITRT (Instructional Technology Resource Teacher) in Henrico, Virginia. He has also been an adjunct professor at VCU teaching technology integration courses to future teachers. Next on his agenda is presenting at EdTech 2009 in Ashland, Virginia on the topic, “Letting Students Use Wikipedia and Wikis in the Classroom."

Kristin Hokanson
Kristin is a blogger who's day job is Classrooms for the Future Technology Coach in King of Prussia, PA. Kristin is a PA Keystone Technology Integrator, STAR Discovery Educator, and Google Certified Teacher as well as Teachnology Leader through PAECT. Kristin is committing her time and efforts to creating a constructivist learning experience for students to prepare them for life in the 21st Century. She participated in this event last year and is thrilled to be invited back.

Renee Howell
Renee is a parent of a Littleton Public Schools student as well as the Vice President of the LPS School Board.

Bud Hunt
Bud Hunt is an instructional technologist with the St. Vrain Valley School District in northern Colorado, USA. He is a blogger and learner interested in the intersections of technology, learning, and people. His two daughters help ground him and guide his inquiry.

Karen Janowski
Karen is an Assistive & Educational Technology Consultant whose “passion is to remove the obstacles to learning for all students. It is important to make the curriculum accessible to all learners and provide opportunities for struggling learners to demonstrate what they know using principles of universal design.” She lives in Reading, MA.

Lee Kolbert
Lee Kolbert is the mother of two boys (18 & 15) and has 25 years experience as an educator (mostly elementary) and is currently a district administrator who helps teachers successfully integrate technology in their lessons. Lee introduces reluctant teachers to Web 2.0 tools at every opportunity as it seems those are the keys to motivating teachers to try new things. Lee also has a regular Web 2.0 Site of The Week segment on a local TV show called PalmBreeze CAFE(CAFE = Convenient And Flexible Education) which is also linked on YouTube. Lee is VERY excited to be a part of this project.

Christian Long
Christian is a high school English teacher and coach working at a college-prep, preK-12, independent school in Ft. Worth, TX. In addition to working in schools as a teacher and coach for over ten years (prior to his return in the fall of 07), he spent several years working with architects/planners, educational and technology leaders, policy makers, and communities to design and build schools from pre-K through the university level. This work took place throughout the United States and around the world.

Julie Lindsay
Julie Lindsay is Head of Information Technology and E-Learning at Qatar Academy in the Middle East. She is an enthusiastic, global-minded education leader and innovator. Originally from Melbourne, Australia over the past 10 years have been teaching and leading the use of technology in schools in Zambia, Kuwait, Bangladesh and Qatar. As co-founder of the award winning, 'Flat Classroom Project', she is recognized worldwide for her innovative programs using a wide array of Web 2.0 tools and ubiquitous mobile technology programs to transform learning for the emerging digital, "world-is-flat" educational landscape.

Dan Maas:
Dan is the Chief Information Officer for Littleton Public Schools as well as a parent of a LPS student.

Sylvia Martinez
Sylvia is president of Generation YES, and works with schools all over the country on issues of student empowerment and leadership using technology. In previous careers, she was a video and educational game designer, and a programmer and electrical engineer on the early GPS satellite research.

Cathy Nelson:
Cathy is a middle school library media specialist in Myrtle Beach, SC. She is also a participant of many educational networks, including the South Carolina Association of School Librarians, ISTE, and, Classroom 2.0 (among other nings), Facebook, Twitter, and othere areas of the blogosphere. She is a blogger as well, blogging at TechnoTuesday: Cathy Nelson's Professional Thoughts.

Judy O’Connell
Judy writes, speaks, and consults on school technology and library issues. She is an teacher and information professional, and is the Head of Library and Information Services at St. Joseph’s College in Hunters Hill in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Sharon Peters:
Until June 2007, Sharon Peters was teaching English at an independent middle and high school in Montréal , Lower Canada College. In the summer of 2007, she began her new role as education consultant for LEARN, an arm of the ministry of education in Québec, Canada. There she acts as the English Language Arts resource “go to” girl for the English sector of the province of Québec.

Dan Pink:
Dan is the author of two influential business books, A Whole New Mind and Free Agent Nation. Dan held his last real job in the White House, where he served from 1995 to 1997 as chief speechwriter to Vice President Al Gore. He's also worked as an aide to U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert B. Reich, an economic policy staffer in the U.S. Senate, a legal researcher in India, and a latrine builder in Botswana. Dan lives in Washington, D.C.

Mike Porter
Mike is the Assistant Director of Technology for Littleton Public Schools. He has a Master’s of Science in Instructional Technology and has co-taught graduate classes at the University of Colorado, Denver, for Leadership for Technology Integration. He is a former Language Arts classroom teacher. Mike is also the parent of two Littleton Public School students.

Tanner Ragland is a high school Computer Science and History teacher and volleyball coach at The Buckley School in Sherman Oaks, CA. He is highly involved in creating learning environments for his students that leverage real life experiences.

Will Richardson
Will blogs at Weblogg-ed.com and is the author of Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms. He serves as a national advisor for the George Lucas Education Foundation and is a former English teacher.

Stephanie Sandifer
Stephanie describes herself as “an educator with a background in visual art and design.” She is currently employed at a Houston, Texas area high school in an administrative position focused on school improvement, and her personal interest areas related to that include: school size and structure, leadership (including distributed and teacher-leadership), technology integration, experiential learning, and the elimination (or radical revision) of No Child Left Behind.

Dean Shareski
Dean is a Digital Learning Consultant with the Prairie South School Division in Moose Jaw, SK, Canada. He specializes in the use of technology in the classroom. He holds a Masters of Education in Communications and Technology through the University of Saskatchewan. He is also a sessional lecturer for the University of Regina. He considers himself a digital learning specialist.

Lori Soifer
Lori is a School Board Trustee from Birmingham, MI.

Tim Stahmer
Tim is an Instructional Technology Specialist working in the Office of Instructional Technology Integration for an overly-large school district on the Virginia side of Washington DC. He taught middle and high school math as well as computer literacy. For the past 11 years he has helped teachers, administrators and others at all levels make sense of technology in their classrooms and, of course, repaired a few computers and printers along the way. These days he works mostly with the technology trainers in elementary schools.

Lucie Stanish
Lucie is the Treasurer of the Littleton Public Schools School Board.

David Warlick
David, a 30 year educator, has been a classroom teacher, district administrator, and staff consultant with the North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction. For the past ten years, Mr. Warlick has operated The Landmark Project, a consulting, and innovations firm in Raleigh, North Carolina. His web site, Landmarks for Schools, serves more than a half-million visits a day with some of the most popular teacher tools available on the Net. David is also the author of three books on instructional technology and 21st century literacy, and has spoken to audiences throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, and South America.

Jeff Whipple
Moving from his role as a lead teacher in Nashwaaksis Middle's 1:1 lapop program, Jeff is now a Technology Learning Mentor at Nashwaaksis Middle School, where he works with teachers and students to help them leverage the power of connectivity into their learning. He also is a part-time instructor at the University of New Brunswick, where he facilitates two undergraduate courses for pre-service teachers in using web-based learning tools.

Ben Wilkoff
Ben is currently the Online L earning and Technology Resource Specialist for Douglas County Schools. He has transitioned into this role after having taught 7th/8th grade language arts for the past four years. He has researched and implemented best practices for educational technology since he started blogging with his students in 2004. He was recently named the Totally Wired Teacher of 2007 by the George Lucas Education Foundation. In early 2007, he researched, designed and implemented a school 2.0 within a school model called The Academy of Discovery.