We’re setting off to Washington, DC to attend the Learning Forward conference. We will be selling books at our Wiley booth, and we’d love to see you! Stop by our booth to say hello, browse through our books, and take advantage of the conference discount. While you’re at the conference, don’t miss the opportunity to hear keynote speakers (and Jossey-Bass authors) Michael Horn and Yong Zhao.
Keynote with Michael Horn: Tuesday (12/8), 12:45-2pm
Keynote Q&A: 2:15-3:15pm, QA2
Michael Horn, author of Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools and executive director of Education at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, is giving a keynote speech about the role of disruption in advancing and improving professional learning. After the keynote, Michael will answer your questions in a special keynote Q&A.
Keynote with Yong Zhao: Wednesday (12/9), 12:45-2pm
Keynote Q&A: 2:15-3:15pm, QA3
Yong Zhao, author of Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon? and director of the Institute for Global and Online Education at the University of Oregon, is speaking in his keynote session about how students should function as entrepreneurs. After the keynote, stay tuned for Yong’s keynote Q&A.
Yong is also holding a session to engage Academy graduates in a discussion about school improvement. He will respond to questions and share ideas from his books, including Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon? Wednesday (12/9), 8-10am, Set K.