Ben Wilkoff Are you a Conference Sponge? Defining a new role for learning through tweets. #sxswedu By Ben Wilkoff March 4, 2014 March 4, 2014 sxswedu Are you a Conference Sponge? Defining a new role for learning through tweets. #sxswedu https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttVgjCjV5b4&feature=autoshare Are you a Conference Sponge? #sxswedu I just made a twitter archive of #sxswedu. It required the “new Google Sheets” because there are already almost… 4 Comments Ashley Griffin March 4, 2014 at 1:09 pm 5 years ago Thanks for the heads up. I’m home this time too but if I follow the tweets I should still have a chance to consume the nuggets of the conference. TY Ben. Nancy Minicozzi March 4, 2014 at 2:51 pm 5 years ago Terrific reflection, Ben Wilkoff. You’re definitely right about a large conference being overwhelming. I always schedule a few breaks for myself so that I have time to reflect, organize my thoughts in a blog post, or just breathe. That being said, you are absolutely right about being able to learn a great deal by following people’s tweets and blog posts. I like the term “conference sponge.” You can just sit wherever you are and absorb the bits of learning that flow by in the stream of Twitter and blog posts that surrounds you. Nancy Sturm March 5, 2014 at 12:49 am 5 years ago Love your approach:) Break the mold!!! Glenna Wilkoff March 7, 2014 at 1:54 pm 5 years ago Hey Ben: Boy I wish I could go to some of these conferences. However, Nancy says it very well. Thanks. Gma Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and site URL in my browser for next time I post a comment.