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Friday, October 26
 

6:00pm PDT

Jon Bergmann Book Signing
Jon Bergmann is considered one of the pioneers in the Flipped Class Movement.  He co-wrote the book on the Flipped Classroom.   Jon believes educators should ask one guiding question:  What is best for my students in my classroom?  To the best of his abilities he has done this in his twenty-four years as a high school science teacher.  He received the Presidential Award for Excellence for Math and Science Teaching in 2002 and was named Semi-Finalist for Colorado Teacher of the Year in 2010.  He is the founder of the Flipped Learning Network, a nonprofit organization which provides teachers the resources needed to implement flipped learning (http://flippedlearning.org) .  He serves on the advisory board of TED Education.  He is currently the Lead Technology Facilitator for the Joseph Sears School in Kenilworth, Illinois.  He is the father of three teenagers and is happily married to the love of his life.

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 6:00pm - 6:30pm PDT
Foyer outside the theater
 
Saturday, October 27
 

5:15pm PDT

Vicki Davis Book Signing
Vicki Davis is a teacher and the IT director at Westwood Schools in Camilla, Georgia. Vicki co-created five award winning international wiki-centric projects, the Flat Classroom® Project, the NetGenEd™ Project, previously known as the Horizon project, and Digiteen™, Eracism Project™, and A Week in the Life Elementary Flat Classroom® Project with teacher Julie Lindsay, currently in Bejing, China.  Vicki is also a cofounder of the Flat Classroom Conference, a bi-annual gathering.  These projects have linked more than 10,000 students in both public and private schools from nineteen countries. These collaborative projects harness the most powerful technology tools available while operating on a minimal budget. Vicki has been featured in various media including Thomas Friedman's book, The World is Flat, Don Tapscott's Grown Up Digital, the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and the Boston Globe.  Vicki blogs at the Cool Cat Teacher blog which won the 2008 Edublog Award for Best Teacher Blog and was named 2nd runner up in 2009 for Edublogs Best Teacher Blog Award. She was named a pioneer in Open Source Virtual World Technology in October 2009. Vicki is a Google Certified Teacher and Discovery S.T.A.R. Educator. She lives in Camilla, Georgia with her husband and three children.

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Saturday October 27, 2012 5:15pm - 5:45pm PDT
Foyer outside the theater