I am Elluminate's Social Learning Consultant and the founder of the Classroom 2.0 social network (www.classroom20.com
). I blog, speak, and consult on educational technology, and am particularly passionate about Web 2.0, social networking, Free and Open Source Software, computer reuse, and computing for low-income populations. I run the Open Source Pavilion and speaker series for the North-American NECC, CUE, and T+L edtech shows, am the organizer of the annual EduBloggerCon. I am also the Emerging Technologies Chair for NECC, a regular columnist at School Library Journal, the recipient of the 2010 Technology in Learning Leadership Award (CUE), and a blogger at www.SteveHargadon.com
. I have consulted for PBS, Intel, Ning, KnowledgeWorks Foundation, CoSN, and others on educational technology and specifically on social networking. My interview series can be found at www.FutureofEducation.com
, and www.EdTechLive.com
. My wife and I have four children.