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Full Conference Sessions, Workshops Announced for FETC 2013

The full session and workshop schedule for FETC 2013 is now available. The conference will run January 28-31, 2013 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

The 2013 conference will feature more than 200 sessions and 125 workshops on topics including cloud computing, STEM tools, connected learning environments, mobile learning applications and more. A searchable list of concurrent sessions is available at FETC's Web site.

Dr. David A. Sousa, a leading authority on education and neurological research, will deliver the conference keynote, discussing ways educators can translate new brain insights into practical applications for their classrooms.

Additional featured speakers include:

  • Steven Anderson, director of instructional technology, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools;
  • Adam Bellow, founder of eduTecher, a Web site where educators can find and learn how to use Web tools in their classrooms;
  • Lynell Burmark, author, education consultant, and winner of Stanford University's Walter Gores Award for Excellence in Teaching award;
  • Andy Crozier, superintendent and principal for Andrew County School District;
  • Hall Davidson, senior director, Discovery Education;
  • Howie DiBlasi, veteran educator and technologist specializing in digital technology and 21st century learning strategies;
  • Leslie Fisher, education consultant and conference trainer;
  • Ted Hasselbring, professor of special education at Peabody College of Education and Human Development at Vanderbilt University;
  • Rushton Hurley, executive director at NextVista.org, a Web library of free videos by and for teachers and students;
  • John Kuglin, a veteran education technologist and founder of Kuglin Consulting;
  • Cheryl Lemke, founder and CEO of the Metiri Group;
  • Jenna Linskens, assistant professor at Marian University;
  • Gail Lovely, independent educator focused on the role of technology in teaching and learning;
  • Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach, co-founder and CEO of Powerful Learning Practice, focused connected learner communuties;
  • Kathy Schrock, educator and education technologist;
  • Eric Sheninger, principal at New Milford High School in Bergen County, New Jersey;
  • Elliot Soloway, professor at the University of Michigan;
  • David Thornburg, author, consultant, and director at the Thornburg Center;
  • Brent Williams, director for iTeach Center at Kennesaw State University;
  • Julie Young, president and CEO of Florida Virtual School.

Registration is for FETC 2013 is now open. Register before December 14 to receive a $50 discount. For more information or to register, visit FETC's Web site.

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