Tuesday, April 28, 2015

IT Summit 2015 Ignite Session

Rules of the presentation: Each speaker gets 15 slides shown for 15 seconds each on an automatic rotation for a total of five minutes of fame to share the newest, latest and greatest technology in this fast paced event.

Presenters: Vicki Davis, Jim Swan, Dean Shareski, Carlene Walter

Ideas shared during the session:

Dean's message: Creativity

  • Bad selfies and silly pictures = creativity come from being silly
  • We live in a remix culture where we play with images to make powerful products
  • Creativity can make us create powerful things such as posting where earthquakes happen on Twitter.
  • Teachers work with scraps that others would throw out and then work with students to create something beautiful
  • "Adults need to have fun so that children will want to grow up."
Carlene's message: Digital Fluency - our students need a toolkit to help them work and play
Jim's Message: 10 year report card on technology 
  • piloting social media
  • teachers are important and they just use the tech to teach
  • why isn't every day Friday?
  • How do we personalize learning?
  • Using tech to re-watch a lesson
  • Students want to direct their own learning
  • The new tech alphabet
  • Learing needs to be = personalized, learner-driven, applied, cost-effective
Vicky's Message: Choose Your Habits Change Your Life
  • 40% don't change habit choose them
  • done manage your time you spend it how ill you spend your habits?
  • most people don't know what their ideal work looks like
  • create launch routines - 30-30 app to help make important things happen routinely
  • miracle morning pavers - start my day right
  • mud puddle principle - can share your habits
  • habit stacking - add a habit that you already have
  • 20 second rule - more likely to do it 
  • keep calms and make your bed
  • every 90 minutes you need to move
  • what you do during your break - take a mental break
  • set alarms - a personal attitude check twice a day
  • exercise - every little bit helps
  • joy journal - you will be happier if you write down every day something you are joyful about
  • signature strength - you will be happier if you use it every day
  • reading/learning habit - read in the field that you want to be the best at
  • get rid of gossip - makes you poor and makes you worse
  • watch less TV
  • you don't accidentally climb Mt. Everest - you choose to