Dramatic educational innovation and revolutionary ideas are often the spawning ground for great learning spaces. Get inspired by two unique visions for the future of education and explore how pedagogical development changes the way we think about learning environments of today and tomorrow.

A New Architecture for 21st Century Learners

Michael Horn, Entangled Group Chief Strategy Officer

  • Wednesday, November 7
  • Speaker Bio
9:30 AM to
11:00 AM

A New Architecture for 21st Century Learners

Learning Objectives

  • Undertake a historical understanding of why schools look the way they do and what they were built to optimize.
  • Gain an understanding of why the schooling system clashes with the way students actually learn.
  • Discover the opportunity online learning presents to personalize learning for all students at scale and to move to a mastery-based learning system.
  • Learn why the physical architecture of schools is so critical to realizing technology's transformational potential.

Testimonial

"Michael Horn is leading the discussion on the future of education. His expert insight on new technologies and innovative teaching methods will inspire and challenge us to deliver spaces that provide the best opportunities for heightened student engagement and learning to occur."
- Dan Dale, Sales Leader at Steelcase Education, and Chair of the EDspaces Planning Committee.


Speaker Bio


Creating the Schools We Need

Chris Lehmann, Science Leadership Academy CEO

Diana Laufenberg, Inquiry Schools Executive Director

  • Thursday, November 8
  • Speaker Bios
9:30 AM to
11:00 AM

Creating the Schools We Need

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about the qualities of a modern classroom/school.
  • Engage in dialogue to deconstruct their thoughts about what enhances and inhibits learning.
  • Identify changes that their own schools/classrooms/systems need to make in order to become more student directed, modern and responsive to current needs.
  • Evaluate the role of technology in the support of building student directed, modern and responsive schools/classrooms/systems.

Testimonial

"Chris and Diana are the types of educators we all wish we had as students. Their absolute devotion to creating enduring relationships with students while focusing on inquiry-driven, project-based learning is a model for all of those looking to make an impact in the lives of students."
- Karina Ruiz, Principal at BRIC Architecture and member of the 2018 AIA-CAE Leadership Group.


About Chris Lehmann

About Diana Laufenberg