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26 April 2011

Will Richardson on TEDxNYED

On-demand learning, and the state of schools (in the USA) and what the two have to do with each other.

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A parent of two middle school-aged children, Will Richardson has been blogging about the intersection of social online learning networks and education for the past 10 years at Weblogg-ed.com. He is a former public school educator for 22 years, and is a co-founder of Powerful Learning Practice, a unique long-term, job-embedded professional development program that has mentored over 3,500 teachers worldwide in the last four years."

Will is the author of Blogs, Wikis Podcasts and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms, Corwin Press’s “2008 Book of the Year,” and Personal Learning Networks: Using the Power of Connections to Transform Education (Solution Tree, May 2011). He is also a national advisory board member of the George Lucas Education Foundation, and a regular columnist for District Administration Magazine. (link)

Read Will's blog post about giving this talk on his blog.  You can follow his Twitter stream here.

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