In this session, we talk with author Howard Rheingold about the role of technology and the social revolution in the lives of our students.
Guest Author: Howard Rheingold
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Date: Jan. 6, 2009
Series: PLP Live Events
About PLP Live Events
PLP Live is a series of engaging interviews with authors about their books and their takes on technology and the 21st century.
About the author
Howard Rheingold is author of numerous books and articles on technology, including “Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution,” “The Virtual Community: Homesteading on the Electronic Frontier,” and “Tools for Thought: The History and Future of Mind-Expanding Technology.”
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Sheryl is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Powerful Learning Practice. She works with schools and districts from around the world helping them to infuse technology into their curriculums and by leading other digital conversion efforts.
Sheryl also consults with governments, educational organizations and non-profits in development of their various professional learning initiatives.
Sheryl is a sought-after presenter at national and international events, speaking on topics related to digital and online learning, teacher and educational leadership, online community building, and other educational issues impacting children of poverty.
Sheryl served on the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Board of Directors for six years. She co-authored The Connected Educator: Learning and Leading in a Digital Age with Lani Ritter Hall. Sheryl has four children and four grandsons, Luke, Logan, Levi and Tanner and a trio of dachshunds. You can find out more on her blog and on Twitter @snbeach.