In this session, we talk with authors Alan Collins and Richard Halverson about the changing world and the challenges schools are facing in this technological era.
Guest Authors: Allan Collins & Richard Halverson
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Date: Feb. 15, 201o
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 authors
Allan Collins and Richard Halverson are the authors of “Rethinking Education in The Age of Technology: The Digital Revolution and Schooling in America,” in which they argue that the knowledge revolution has transformed all aspects of our lives and therefore must also transform schools if we want to keep up.
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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.