Episode 47: Is Education Conforming or Liberating? with Steve Hargadon

Steve Hargadon is the founder and director of the Learning Revolution Project, the host of the Future of Education interview series, and founder and chair or co-chair of a number of annual worldwide virtual events, including the School Leadership Summit and the Global Education Conference, Library 2.0, the Future of Museums, Gaming in Education, and the Homeschool Conference. Steve popularized the idea of education "unconferences," built the first modern social network (Classroom 2.0) for teachers in 2007, and has run a large annual ed-tech unconference, now called Hack Education for the last 8 years. Steve has served is the Emerging Technologies Chair for ISTE, a regular co-host of the annual Edublog Awards, the author of "Educational Networking: The Important Role Web 2.0 Will Play in Education," and the recipient of the 2010 Technology in Learning Leadership Award.  Steve has consulted or served on advisory boards for Instructure, Intel, Microsoft, PBS, the U.S. Department of Education, and the U.S. State Department.

Steve Hargadon on Twitter: @stevehargadon
Steve Hargadon’s website: www.LearningRevolution.com

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