Mahoning County Technology in Education Conference
Presented by the Mahoning County Educational Service Center
October 15, 2010
Navigating the Digital Waters8:00 am - 1:30 pm

Keynote Speaker:Jim Klein - Nationally known educational technology innovator, speaker and blogger. Mr. Klein is the Director of Information Services and Technology for the Saugus Union School District. He has become widely renowned as an aggressive technology leader, particularly in the areas of open source and social media. Not only does he vigorously pursue technologies that he believes will make a significant difference in the lives of students, teachers, and staff, but he also actively challenges his peers to do the same through dozens conference presentations and sharing of information, tools, and best-practices.

Keynote Session: 8:30 am - 9:30 amLife 2.0: A vision for Education in the 21st CenturyThe world our students are about to enter is nothing like it was just ten years ago and all evidence suggests that the pace of change is continuing to accelerate. Through this session, attendees will explore five key areas that define what Life 2.0 will be about, discuss their implications for education, explore literacies that the 21st century student will need to survive and discover ideas for utilizing that knowledge as a framework for change in the 21st century learning environment.