Re-Entry Made Public: How I returned from my conference and let everyone at my institution know it

What’s your school’s custom for folks returning from conferences? What kinds of formal or scheduled opportunities exist for you to share your learning after a major education event? When do you get to share your highlights and/or disappointments with colleagues? At the next faculty or team meeting? Perhaps never? I think about this when I… Continue reading Re-Entry Made Public: How I returned from my conference and let everyone at my institution know it

Be The Power And The Point – A Recap

I did the thing. I shot my shot, sang my song. And it was glorious! I offered a workshop at the National Association of Independent Schools People of Color Conference (NAISPoCC) in Nashville, Tennessee. The title felt clever when I came up with it in the proposal-writing phase. In the execution of the workshop itself… Continue reading Be The Power And The Point – A Recap

Other People’s Conferences

So excited to learn from the architects of the #DisruptTexts movement: @nenagerman @juliaerin80 @juliaerin80 and @TchKimPossible (not pictured) #NCTE18 #HFellows pic.twitter.com/hBC89ibywX — Kate Flowers (@kate_flowers) November 16, 2018 In my first few years on Twitter it took me some time to get used to all the group pictures being shared from various education conferences. I… Continue reading Other People’s Conferences

#ECISPE18 Let’s Change the Conference Game

If you’ve been following me on Twitter and also read this blog, you’ll know that I’m pretty jazzed about my most recent conference experience: Educational Collaborative of International Schools’ Physical Education Conference (ECISPE) 2018 held at the International School of Dusseldorf, Germany. You might be saying, “Enough, already! It was great, you met cool people,… Continue reading #ECISPE18 Let’s Change the Conference Game

That Time When It Didn’t Work Out

I had an idea and shared it. The idea became a collaboration. The collaboration became a proposal. The proposal was accepted. The three of us rejoiced and shared the news in our networks. Friends congratulated us, offered us virtual pats on the back. We continued talking, refining our plan. We booked our travel and registered… Continue reading That Time When It Didn’t Work Out

Taking Conference Learning to Task

One week ago I was packing up to leave a marvelous educators’ conference. The Central and Eastern European Schools Association (CEESA) conference celebrated its 25th anniversary at a stunning resort location near Dubrovnik, Croatia. Spectacular views to the Adriatic Sea, attendance by just over 400 educators and school folk from the region and beyond, and… Continue reading Taking Conference Learning to Task