Round-up of #iplza15 Conference Keynotes and Sessions

Wow, it's hard to believe it's already time to "wrap-up" iPadpalooza 15! The last time I was here was in 2013, and I was amazed at the sheer talent of the Twittersphere that showed up, as well as the mass of educators--including 43 from my own school district--to worship in iPadlooza Kingdom Hall at the feet of the Grandmaster, Carl Hooker! It was an awesome show, and it's not over yet. One day remains.
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There's no doubt that iPadpalooza easily rivals any other state conference in Texas, including TCEA...not necessarily in numbers, or crowd-size, but in innovation. While I was impressed to see TxCTO Clinic 2015 last week modeling some impressive "conference strategies," it's clear that everyone has a lot to learn from how iPadpalooza has been organized.

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From 15 minute quick presentations, video wrap-ups at the end of each day that are played at the start of the next, the use of EventBrite (although I liked more) to garner tickets, and EventMobi, there are many innovations. For example, the MiniKeynote on Day 2 was inspired, a way to cram awesome speakers and thinkers into their respective 3 minute slots.
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Here is a round-up of my blog posts featuring sessions at iPadpalooza15. My thanks go out to the organizers, the people who presented, and my school district for supporting so many educators:

  1. Day 1
    1. Keynote for Day 1 - Adam Bellow
    2. Minecraft
    3. Man vs Machine
    4. Set the Stage
  2. Day 2
    1. Starting Keynote for Day 2 - MiniKeynotes
    2. Ending keynote for Day 2 - Guy Kawasaki
    3. iPhone App: Building Apps without Coding using Xcode
    4. iPad Stop-Motion
    5. iPads and 3D Printing
    6. AppSmashing eBooks with Book Creator
  3. Day 3
    1. 7 Ideas for iPadpalooza Attendees
    2. App-mazing Math through Visible Thinking with @zigzagstech
    3. Are you a 21st Century Leader?
We'll have to wait for Day 3, but I will add those in...

By the way, since I must tweak the nose of my esteemed friends at Apple, all audio recordings and notes, blog posts were made using a Chromebook and Android phone. In fact, I didn't bring my iPad to the show on Day 2 (although I will have it with me on Day 3!).

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