As you start to really dive into SXSWedu on Day 2 you get immersed in the many themes of the conferences, from entrepreneurship in education to changing the way we look at big data around the country. Each and every panel, event, and experience at SXSWedu bring new opportunities to learn and connect with educational leaders from around the globe. Don’t feel like reading? Listen and watch my
Kicking off the week in Austin, Texas at SXSWedu is a great way to spend my spring break. This conference is all about education innovations, reform, and edtech. Each day I’ll be recapping my educational adventures in Austin through video, photos, and sketches. Please help by sharing these with other! All the sketches below are embed tweets, which make it easy to Retweet, Share, and Favorite them! I started my adventure
It’s that time of year again. SXSW takes over the city of Austin, Texas for a few weeks. I’ll be traveling there for SXSWedu to cover all the edtech amazingness, education innovation, and driven educators again this year. I’ll be sketching again! Check out some of my sketches from last year. SXSWedu One Sketch at a Time 2013 I’ll be vodcasting again (video podcasting) recaps of the day. Check out
Startup Weekend Orlando Social Entrepreneurship vertical is coming up soon, March 28-30 at Rollins College. What is Startup Weekend Orlando? It is a unique three-day experience that brings together the best and brightest minds to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch companies. All Startup Weekend events follow the same basic model: anyone is welcome to pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from their peers. Teams organically form
Traveling to conferences can have it perks, especially with networking with other professionals in your field. Social media has amplified this ability to network prior, during, and after large events, such as SXSWedu. Below are just 5 social networking tips to improve your connections at SXSWedu and other conferences. This is especially important advise to my fellow introverts, who don’t just go talk with any old stranger about their cats.
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