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Keynote Speaker - Kenneth Shelton
Tuesday, October 6 - 8:30 a.m. - Ballroom C
Ken Shelton holds an MA in Education with a specialization in Educational Technology as well as New Media Design and Production. As a part of his active involvement within the Educational Technology community, Ken is an Apple Distinguished Educator and a Google Certified Teacher. Ken was also named to the California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Educational Technology Task Force.
Ken, both nationally and internationally, regularly gives keynotes, presentations, and leads workshops, many of which are hands-on, covering a wide variety of Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Digital Age Literacies, Creative Expression, Photography, Visual Learning, Visual Storytelling, and Instructional Design topics. He formerly worked as an educator for over 14 years, including teaching technology for 10 years at the middle school level.
Ken is currently a Director of Professional Development for EdTechTeam.
Join Ken after the Tuesday morning General Session in the Exhibit Hall for
"Q & A with Ken"
Ken's Spotlight Sessions
Wednesday, October 7 - Session 5 - Ballroom C
Curriculum and Instruction - All Levels
Visual Storytelling and Visual Literacy: A Spotlight on Creative Expression
- Our world is surrounded by still and moving imagery. In many cases these provide directions, information or even tell stories. The most vital element to all of these is literacy. We'll examine ways in which we can incorporate visual learning to support literacy across the curriculum.
Wednesday, October 7 - Session 6 - Ballroom C
Instructional Technology - All Levels
What School Leaders Need to Know about Google Apps for Education
- Google is not just for searching anymore. It is now a very powerful set of applications that can transform teaching and impact student learning. Come learn why Google has become all the rage in schools from around the globe and see how it is transforming education.