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Monday, June 15 • 9:15am - 10:15am
Keynote - Question the Status Quo

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A survey of exceptional entrepreneurs found that they are obsessed with questioning the status quo. They are fearless about experimentation from a young age and are curious and creative. These qualities can be learned and teachers can model a culture of innovation in their classrooms. Tony Vincent shares many examples of how technology can empower educators to do things in new ways, including alternative ways to search the web, removing text from PowerPoints, and having students be teachers. There will be time for participants to share ways they have successfully (and perhaps unsuccessfully) questioned the status quo. 

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Tony Vincent

Consultant, Learning in Hand
Tony Vincent started teaching fifth grade in Omaha, Nebraska seventeen years ago when it wasn’t so easy to publish online. Knowing that students were motivated to see their work on the Web, Tony first had students write their book reviews on Amazon.com. Later his students spent each school year adding to their classroom site, Planet 5th. They published writing, photos, journals, art, videos, and more. Planet 5th became so popular that it... Read More →

Monday June 15, 2015 9:15am - 10:15am
Anderson Auditorium