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Tuesday, March 10

1:00pm CDT

The Importance of Teacher Development
Learn from curated international reseatch on the formula for effective professional development for educators.
This presentation will offer some practical tools for implementation. 


Anna Vaughan

Head of Professional Learning, UK School District
A former educator, I have worked in several educational companies as the voice of the teacher, working on curriculum, digital media, professional learning and community. My time with Discovery Education brought me from London to the U.S. and to Egypt on a nationwide teacher professional... Read More →

Tuesday March 10, 2020 1:00pm - 1:45pm CDT
Small Room
Wednesday, March 11

10:30am CDT

Strange Tales of History: What Mainstream Historians WON’T Tell You
‘Strange Tales of History: What Mainstream Historians WON’T Tell You’ is the clickbait title. This talk is a relaxing narrative, telling the story of a remarkable man who managed to serve in three different armies during WW2. I then transition into the take of my own research into this story and what I found out. The purpose of all this is to consider how stories can be used to help us learn subjects many of us would otherwise not be interested in, why some of these stories are more attractive to us than others, and how the telling of historical tales is often more of a reflection of our modern anxieties than it is a desire to recall the past. I plan to finish with 10-15mins to spare and open the floor for comments and discussion.

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Ryan King

Creative Director l, thisisryanking.com
History, writing, theater; playwriting

Wednesday March 11, 2020 10:30am - 11:15am CDT
Big Room
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