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EdTech Meetup CO Message Board › Boulder EduTech Meetup Agenda for 2/15

Boulder EduTech Meetup Agenda for 2/15

Dan C.
danielccarroll
San Francisco, CA
Hi all,

I'm excited for our second Boulder meetup tomorrow. We have a fascinating lineup of speakers, fantastic turnout, and a great venue.

Logistics

scrib - Boulder

2060 N Broadway St.

Boulder CO 80302

The entrance to the co-working space is on the east side of Broadway right next to the Unseen Bean coffee shop. Use the elevator to come downstairs to the SCRiB space. If you are concerned about finding parking, see Morey's comment on the Meetup Page for a suggestion.

Meetup, beer, snacks, mingling begin at 6:20 p.m.

You'll have a chance to share announcements/job offers/job needs around 6:40 p.m.

Speakers to begin around 6:45 p.m.

Lightning Round

After our speakers present, the podium will be open for anyone to present an EdTech app/site/tool they use and love. Lightning round presentations will be limited to 45 seconds; no preparation needed!

Speakers

All presentations are 6 minutes, with time for Q&A afterward.

1. Clare McMillan & Sean Duffy - Creative Learning Systems (creativelearningsystems.com­)

Creative Learning Systems helps educators prepare today's students for tomorrow's challenges with our innovative, 21st century learning environments. SmartLabs are fully-integrated classroom programs custom-designed to meet each school's unique academic objectives. They engage learners of all abilities through hands-on, minds-on projects in STEM, technology exploration and digital media arts. Sean Duffy, Englewood High School's SmartLab facilitator, will share some of the cool things his students are accomplishing!

2. Brooks Masterson - GoingOn (goingon.com­)

GoingOn, a venture-backed company, provides a modern on-demand solution for building a private academic social network, where students and faculty can more easily connect, collaborate & learn. Combining self-service collaboration tools with intelligent "Facebook-like" messaging, GoingOn delivers a powerful informal learning environment, and a more effective way of sharing resources and activities across your campus. GoingOn launched its flagship product in collaboration with University of Pennsylvania in mid-2009. Our clients include major universities, publishing companies, and private education firms.

3. Laura Robertson - High School Chemistry Teacher (Robertson Chem)

Laura is using a "flipped classroom" approach for some of her Chemistry classes and seeing increasing student engagement and success. She is looking for help with Moodle and Video Podcasting.

4. Pete Welter - The Cooperatory (TheCooperatory.com­)

The Cooperatory mentors prospective teen entrepreneurs through their Entrepreneur Workshops. They will be sharing the focus of their program and what they are learning about how teens approach entrepreneurship.

5. Ed Lott - Smarthinking (Smarthinking.com­)

Smarthinking's customers use the product to solve problems and reach goals. Ed will present about how Smarthinking is used by K-12 and Higher Ed customers.

6. Lighting Round

Meetup attendees will have a chance to quickly present a tool/site/app they use and love.



Sponsors

Scrib

Centro Latin Kitchen

LearnBoost­

HireEducation­



See you all tonight,

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