Ed Tech 2013: Powering Up Success
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Join your fellow district leaders this fall at the Education Week Leadership Forum Ed Tech 2013: Powering Up Success—an interactive day focused on how to use digital tools to raise student achievement. Discover the best approaches for using educational technology to improve teaching and learning, and the management of your schools.
Author and Educational Innovation Expert
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Co-founder of Powerful Learning Practice, a unique professional-development program
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Co-author of Personal Learning Networks: Using the Power of Connections to Transform Education
Rob Mancabelli is a speaker, writer, and consultant on educational innovation. He’s the co-author of Personal Learning Networks: Using the Power of Connections to Transform Education (2011), a columnist for District Administration magazine, and a MBA graduate of MIT.
His work is built on 15 years of experience as a technology leader in public and private schools. Mancabelli serves on the educational advisory boards for Dell Computer and Acer Corporation.
Author of Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms,
Will Richardson has been writing about the intersection of social online learning networks and education for the past 10 years at Weblogg-ed.com and in numerous journals and magazines. Recently, he shifted his blogging emphasis to willrichardson.com. He was a public school educator for 22 years and is a co-founder of Powerful Learning Practice, a unique professional-development program that has mentored over 3,000 teachers worldwide in the past three years.
His first book, Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms has sold more than 80,000 copies and has influenced classroom practice around the world. His second book, Personal Learning Networks: Using the Power of Connections to Transform Education was released in May 2011, coauthored with Rob Mancabelli. His articles have appeared in Educational Leadership, Education Week, English Journal, Edutopia, and Principal Leadership, among others. Over the past six years, he has spoken to tens of thousands of educators in more than a dozen countries about the merits of online learning networks for personal and professional growth. He is a member of the national advisory board of the George Lucas Educational Foundation and a columnist for District Administration magazine.
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