The 6th annual Schools of the Future Conference - convening all-day on Thursday & Friday, November 6 & 7, 2014 at the Hawaii Convention Center - is open to all public, private, parochial and charter school educators, as well as parents and students, and business and community members, with an expected attendance of 1,200 to 1,500 educators. More than 90 presentations by keynote speakers, featured speakers and classroom teachers will share best practices over the two days of the conference.
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.View Full Bio
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.View Full Bio
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.
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.