Inspiring Thoughtful Discussion - EdTechTeacher Keynotes
Looking for someone to ignite passion in your faculty or motivate participants at your conference? At EdTechTeacher, we have an incredible team of dynamic presenters.
What does learning look like? Tom is known for asking thought provoking questions that challenge educators perceptions of what is possible in their classrooms, schools, and districts. Learn More
From Harvard's Berkman Center to Apple Canada's Leadership Institute, to the Academy of Singapore Teachers, Justin has challenged school leaders from across the globe to explore the concept of excellence in a connected world.
What is possible in the classroom when you think about technology from a different perspective? Greg regularly pushes the boundaries of what's possible to inspire teachers and students to become creators of new learning artifacts.
Zombies, Digital Brains, and SAMR Swimming Pools - Carl blends humor, intellect, and technical expertise in all of his presentations. Leveraging his experience as a driving force for change in his district, he challenges school leaders to redefine what's possible in their schools or districts.
Tom Daccord - Director of EdTechTeacher
Tom Daccord is an education technology speaker, instructor, and writer who has worked with schools, districts, colleges and educational organizations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Tom has presented on educational technology topics at national and international conferences, including ISTE and EduCon (US), ELMLE (Europe), and ICTLT (Asia), and has been a keynote or featured speaker at state edtech conferences, including MassCUE (Massachusetts), ICE (Indiana), and FETC (Florida) as well as National Council of Social Studies and iPad Summit USA. Tom's popular presentations include: "Redefining Learning Spaces: Leveraging iPads & Mobile Devices to Transform Learning Environments," "Future Learning Spaces - Opportunities & Challenges," and "Not Another Paper! Alternative Projects & Social Media." Tom has presented to educator audiences around the world and in 2012 was invited to Singapore by the Ministry of Education as an “Outstanding Educator in Residence” in support of efforts to further 21st century learning in schools. A graduate of Princeton University and the University of Montreal, Tom has taught in Canada, France, Switzerland, and the United States and speaks both English and French.
Leading. Learning. The Future! - March 5, 2013
Justin Reich - EdTechTeacher Co-Founder
Justin Reich is an educational researcher interested in the future of learning in a networked world. He is the co-founder of EdTechTeacher, the Richard L. Menschel HarvardX Research Fellow, and a Fellow at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet and Society. He writes the EdTechResearcher blog for Education Week, and his writings have appeared in Educational Researcher, The Atlantic, the Washington Post, the Christian Science Monitor, and other publications. Justin has spoken at a wide variety of venues for academics and educators, include the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the Berkman Center Luncheon Series, Project Zero's Future of Learning Institute, the Oxford Internet Institute, the Academy of Singapore Teachers, Apple Canada Leadership Institute, the EdTechTeacher iPad Summit, the Alliance of Excellence in Online Education, and a variety of conferences for schools, districts and universities. Justin's most recent keynotes and presentations include "Perspectives on the Future of Learning in a Networked World," "The History and Futures of Open Online Learning," "Beyond Pockets of Excellence: How the Best School Leaders Empower School-wide Transformations."
Personalized Learning, Backpacks Full of Cash, Rockstar Teachers, and MOOC Madness - May 13, 2013
Greg Kulowiec - EdTechTeacher Instructor & Presenter
Greg Kulowiec, an award-winning history teacher and co-creator of #sschat on Twitter, has been featured in both the New York Times and the Washington Post regarding the impact of social media with educators. While in the classroom, he was a proponent of expanding the audience of his student’s work by having them publish text, audio, and video online and has been an early adopter of iPads and mobile devices in the classroom. In Greg’s early experimentation with technology, he was at the forefront of integrating cell phones into the classroom and was featured on Public Radio International’s, “The World Technology Podcast” in 2009. Recently, he has been at the forefront of the AppSmashing movement, proving that creation possibilities are limitless with iPads when approached with the different mindset. As an instructor and speaker with EdTechTeacher, Greg has worked with schools and districts across the country on technology integration including 1:1, Chromebook, Android, BYOD, and iPad programs. He is a dynamic keynote speaker who has shared his unique perspective and thoughts on technology integration with teachers at the iPad Summit (Atlanta & Boston), Shrewsbury, MA Public Schools, and Holliston, MA Public Schools.
DJs, Jet Engines, Questions & iPads... - April 11, 2013
Carl Hooker - Director of Innovation and Digital Learning at Eanes ISD
Carl Hooker has been a part of a strong educational shift with technology integration since becoming an educator. His unique blend of educational background, technical expertise, and humor make him a successful driving force for this change. He’s been a keynote or featured speaker at many national events including iPad Summit, School CIO Summit, TCEA, ISTE, SXSWedu, Mobile Experience 2013, Leading Future Learning Summit and multiple Tech Forums (Texas, Boston and Atlanta). Carl’s popular presentations include: Top 10 Things NOT to do in a 1:1, The New Digital Brain, The Connected Leader, Swimming in the SAMR swimming pool, Space...The Final Learning Frontier, and Surviving the Digital Zombie Apocalypse. As Director of Innovation and Digital Learning at Eanes ISD, he has helped spearhead the launch the LEAP program (Learning & Engaging through Access and Personalization), which put one-to-one iPads in the hands of all K-12 students in his 8000-student district. He is also the founder of “iPadpalooza” - a three-day “learning festival” in celebration of the shift iPads have brought about in education and beyond.