At ISTE 2012, you’re automatically immersed in the diversity of educators and tools for learning. There is so much going in here that it becomes a challenge to find a way through to the ‘good stuff’. My plan is loose with an emphasis on taking advantage of spontaneous moments – attend sessions that sound interesting but happy to be diverted if I find something better along the way.
A bit like teaching and learning is for many of us now – an abundance of choice. Knowing what to do with those choices is a key challenge. Listen to others, trust instincts, keep an eye out for hype and stay flexible.
By chance I came across the Emerson quote above while browsing books in the ISTE Central area of the conference. Seemed to me to be a good thing to keep in mind both now and after the conference.