Monday, April 28, 2008

Leadership Conference with Room24

Global Learners: Please join us on Friday May 2nd for a Leadership Conference with Room24. (cross-posted on my blog)

My students have been learning all about leadership during a unit entitled Follow My Lead. Each student researched a great leader (some researched a negative leader) and they spent some time identifying the qualities that made them leaders. Now it is time for students to make some connections between those great leaders and ourselves. We will spend some time this week addressing these four questions:

  1. What is leadership?
  2. What problems exist in my school or community that could be solved if I were a leader?
  3. What obstacles stand in my way that prevent me from being a leader?
  4. What goals can I set for myself to get past these obstacles?
We will present the answers to these questions on Friday by publishing them on our class blog ( and Tweeting them throughout the day(follow room24). Please comment on students' blog entries and tweets.

I also invite you to join us in a live conversation on Friday morning from 9:30 - 10:30 mountain time. We will be broadcasting live from our classroom where students will be presenting the answers to their questions and asking additional questions of participants. Join us by clicking on this link to WiziQ. You will need to set up a free account. After that you can type comments or talk to us directly using a microphone or webcam.

You can join us and interact with my fourth graders by:
  • Addressing the questions above by thinking about yourself when you were young (maybe you're still young!).
  • Give some advice to the future leaders in Room24.
  • Share a story of a great student leader.
  • Do any or all of the above on our blog, via twitter or via WiziQ.
Email me directly if you have any questions.


1 comment:

Joseph Miller said...

Looking forward to the session. I will be in the room filming it, so I won't be able to participate. I know this is going to be great.