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Keynote Speakers

JMcGonigal

Jane McGonigal

Author of the New York Times bestseller Reality Is Broken.

Jane McGonigal is a visionary game designer and futurist, and she is harnessing the power of the Internet games in new ways to help solve some of the biggest challenges facing our world today and tomorrow.

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Milton Chen

Dr. Milton Chen

Senior Fellow, The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Dr. Milton Chen is senior fellow and executive director, emeritus at The George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF), a non-profit operating foundation in the San Francisco Bay Area that utilizes its multimedia website Edutopia.org and documentary films to communicate a new vision for 21st Century schools.

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SOTF Special Luncheon Presentation

November 6, 2014

"Private Schools with Public Purpose"

  • Kathryn Matayoshi - Superintendent - Dept. of Education
  • Timothy Cottrell, PhD - Head of School - Iolani School
  • Marlene Zeug - Institutional Analyst – Dept. of Education
  • Carl Ackerman - Co-Director - PSPP

Assets Learning Institute

November 3 and 4, 2014

Experience how Assets School is transforming lives through 21st Century learning by providing a personalized educational experience for students. The goal of the Fall Learning Institute is to allow participants to immerse themselves in the school culture by visiting classrooms, talking with students, meeting teachers, and attending sessions to provide professional development to help you personalize your own classrooms. The Assets Learning Institute is open to all educators and administrators who wish to see how 21st Century learning can meet the needs of all learners; however, since Assets is a small school, openings for this opportunity are limited, please sign up early.

For more information, please visit: http://assets-school.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Assets_School_Fall_Learning_Institute.pdf

Click here to register.

Hawai'i Education Leadership Summit

November 5, 2014

2014 Theme Best Practice Strategies for Using Technology and Online Resources Hawaii Convention Center

Limited seating is available for this event, so please register early! Deadline for registration is October 10th.

In this daylong summit hosted by HSTE, we will explore the multitude of ways that technology and online resources are supporting learning towards the 21st Century Competencies, common core, and online learning models. This will include the ways that blended and online learning are most effective, the use of web and mobile apps to strengthen classroom and out-of-class learning, the infrastructure and professional development needed to support this change, and many examples of the best practices of these that have been found to be successful. Whether you already have a one-to-one program in place, or are still developing the strategies to take your school to a fully integrated environment, this summit will support you in your next steps. This summit is designed for school leaders, whether you are a public or charter school leader helping your staff address common core standards, or a independent school leader moving towards new implemented of curriculum and technology, this Summit will help you move your team forward.

Flyer Link: http://www.hste.org/resources/Documents/HawaiiEducationLeadershipSummit.pdf

Edcamp Honolulu

November 8, 2014

Registration Opens Monday, September 1st!

Edcamp Honolulu is not your traditional education conference. Organized by a group of passionate educators we invite you to come and join us and experience an “ unconference." This platform encourages participant-driven discussions in an informal setting and promises to create a day of powerful learning. Come join us Saturday, November 8th, on the campus of Mid-Pacific Institute as we celebrate with Hawaii’s best educators. Bring your passion, ideas, and questions to share as we build a community of learners who will continue to grow long after the day is over.

https://sites.google.com/site/edcamphi/home