You know him as @PlugUsIn from Twitter. Now meet him in person! The Keynote speaker for C4Ignite 2016 is none other than Bill Ferriter!
Bill is a sixth-grade science teacher in a professional learning community (PLC) near Raleigh, North Carolina. A National Board Certified Teacher, Bill has designed professional development courses for educators nationwide on topics ranging from establishing professional learning communities to integrating the Common Core State Standards into Science and Social Studies classrooms.
His educational technology trainings center on using digital tools to give students the opportunity to drive meaningful change in the world around them. Bill has also developed school-wide technology rubrics and surveys that identify student and staff digital proficiency at the building level. He is a founding member and senior fellow of the Collaboratory – a digital home for progressive conversations around the changing nature of teaching and learning – and has served as teacher in residence at the Center for Teaching Quality.
Bill has had articles published in Phi Delta Kappan Magazine, Journal for Staff Development, Educational Leadership, and Threshold Magazine. A contributing author to two assessment anthologies, The Teacher as Assessment Leader and The Principal as Assessment Leader, he is also coauthor of Teaching the iGeneration, Communicating and Connecting with Social Media, Building a Professional Learning Community at Work™ and Making Teamwork Meaningful. Bill also maintains a popular blog – The Tempered Radical – where he writes regularly about teaching in today’s world.
C4Ignite is part of the IDOE Summer of eLearning Conference Series
Save the Date!
July 25, 2016
Jeffersonville High School
7:00-8:00 Check-in and Continental Breakfast
8:00-9:30 Opening Ceremonies and Keynote Speaker, Dean Shareski
9:45-10:30 Break-out Session 1 or 2 Hour Concurrent Session
10:30-11:00 Collaboration and Move
11:00-11:45 Break-out Session 2
11:45-1:15 Lunch, C4Ignite Tech Talk, Collaboration
1:15-2:00 Break-out Session 3 or 2 Hour Concurrent Session
2:00-2:30 Collaboration and Move
2:30-3:15 Break-out Session 4
3:30-3:45 Twitter Draw and Giveaway