This page is reserved for the "Big Take-Backs" of the conference. Please reflect on the big concepts/ ideas you felt were most important, especially from the Keynote addresses.


BLC 11 Official website:
http://www.blcconference.com/about

Here's a blog post I found on "The Big Take-Away" from BLC!1 - amy
http://novemberlearning.com/blc-11-big-take-away-problem-finding-is-the-next-big-thing/

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The above BLOG has an extensive list of notes from various sessions and the keynotes. Just look for the dates.
http://techiemusings.wordpress.com/

I really heard the word "PURPOSE" a lot...students need to have a relevant purpose for work and understand what that is. Here's a blog post about DANIEL PINK's 3 ideas for increasing student motivation: (amy)
http://smartblogs.com/leadership/2011/07/28/dan-pink-on-3-ways-to-increase-motivation-in-schools/

Another thing I really took away was the importance of ESSENTIAL or EPIC QUESTIONS...here's a post:(amy)
http://community.learningobjects.com/Users/Nancy.Rubin/Objects_of_Interest/2011/02/Lesson_Planning_Start_with_a#.TjVtwfMdTcg.twitter

10 ways to Help Students Ask Better Questions: (amy)
http://teachpaperless.blogspot.com/2011/04/10-ways-to-help-students-ask-better.html

FATHER GUIDO's 5 Min. University:


Some notes from MARCO TORRES keynote: (Amy)

Analog restrictions at school that get in way ?
What if we stay in the question a litlle longer?
Need someone madly in love with learning
Learners love to share
Schooling is analog retriction
What is a work of art?
Colleagues not necessarily peeps from school
Find the yodas
Love….curiosity…access
Ask different question-
Changing the culture of ….?
Chefs or cooks? What eveidence to we have?
Don’t ask questions u can look up