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Tuesday, August 29 • 8:00am - 9:30am
Keynote Speaker: Will Richardson LIMITED

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The Web poses a difficult challenge to the fundamental premises on which our concepts of school and education are based. Knowledge, information, teachers, and technologies are now ubiquitously accessible using the devices we carry in our pockets. We can connect, communicate, and create in ways that only few could have dreamed even a decade ago. Already, a fast-growing number of schools around the world are embracing these new contexts for their work and shifting practice in significant ways. But given the speed and scope of the disruption we’re already seeing, even those changes may not be enough. In this session, we’ll look at the the challenges and opportunities for schools, discuss current best practices in schools who are moving significantly and swiftly into the modern world, and frame out a roadmap for creating long term, sustainable change that best serves our students moving forward.


Will Richardson

A parent of two teen-agers, Will Richardson has spent the last dozen years developing an international reputation as a leading thinker and writer about the intersection of social online learning networks and education. He was one of a handful of original education bloggers (willrichardson.com... Read More →

Tuesday August 29, 2017 8:00am - 9:30am PDT
Nipmuc Auditorium