Schedule of Activities

 
k20 Talk

Twenty-minute talks by globally renowned education experts with 10 minutes of audience Q&A.

Learning Lab

Sixty-minute hands-on workshops facilitated by veteran education practitioners on practical strategies. Limited to 20 participants at a time.

Tea & Teach

Unstructured, themed networking events at the bar or cafe. 

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Access all k20 talks through k20 talk portals

Access all learning labs through classrooms.

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9:30 - 

10:30 ET

-------- Unconference Kickoff --------

Location: Access Portal 1, 2 or 3

Moderated by Vriti Saraf & Rebecca Upham

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Tony Wagner

Author & Researcher

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Vriti Saraf

Founder & CEO | k20 Educators

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"Education for the Innovation Era"

"It's Time to Dismantle Global Silos in Education"

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10:35 - 

10:55 ET

Cafe

Connecting & Networking

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Connecting & Networking

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The Reinvention Lab

Rina Deshpande

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"Brainstorming Futuristic Conferencing - Be a Part of the Reinvention"

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"Culturally Responsive Mindfulness for the Classroom" 

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11:00 - 

11:30 ET

Portal 1

Chand, Culver, Yates

Dirs | The Reinvention Lab at TFA

Portal 2

Baldisseri, Carr, Palumbo

School Heads | Avenues

Portal 3

Ash Kaluarachchi

Co-founder | StartEd, Edtechweek

"Transforming Ourselves to Radically Transform Learning"

"The Metamorphosis of Education"

"How to Define Your Role in Education Innovation"

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11:35 - 

11:55 ET

Cafe

Connecting & Networking

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Connecting & Networking

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The Reinvention Lab

Rina Deshpande

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"Elementary Math Teachers Meetup POWERED by Matific"

"Educators with Ideas or Interests for Entrepreneurship POWERED by NYEdTech Meetup"

"Yoga & Mindfulness Meditation: New Year Intention Setting"

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12:00 - 

12:30 ET

Portal 1

Laura Slover

CEO | CenterPoint Education

Portal 2

Aaron Benz, David Palumbo

CEO, Chairman | Degree Analytics

Portal 3

Katija Aladin

Dir | HundrED

"Using Alignment & Assessment to Inform Instruction in the Time of COVID-19"

"Behavioral Data for Education Decision Making"

"Reasons to be Optimistic about the Future of Education in 2021"

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12:30 - 

13:30 ET

Classroom 1

Bonnie Lathram, Eric Hudson

Dirs | Global Online Academy

Classroom 2

Glenn Young

SEL Consultant

Classroom 3

Ann Kozma

Ed Specialist | Flipgrid

"How Might We Design for Hybrid Blocks?"

"Keeping SEL REAL (during remote learning)"

"Empowering Students through visual social communities"

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12:30 - 

13:30 ET

Classroom 4

Anne Baldisseri

School Head | Avenues

Classroom 5

Rachael Westgarth

CEO | Roundsquare

Classroom 6

UNEXPECTEDLY CANCELLED

Joe D'Annibale

School Head | Avenues

"No Turning Back: How PBL has Moved us Through and Beyond the Crisis"

"Heroes of Discovery - Creative Ways to Promote SEL"

UNEXPECTEDLY CANCELLED "Student-Led Learning in Virtual Spaces"

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13:00 - 

13:30 ET

Portal 1

Liz Pasco Carmona

American School of Lima

Portal 2

Dominic Muntanga

Specialist | UNICEF, Zimbabwe

Portal 3

Carlo Fernando

Philippine Commission of Edu

"Case Study: Approaches of the PERU Education Sector to Learning in the New Normal"

"Case Study: Approaches of the ZIMBABWE Education Sector to Learning in the New Normal"

"Case Study: Approaches of the PHILIPPINE Education Sector to Learning in the New Normal"

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13:35 - 

13:55 ET

Cafe

Connecting & Networking

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Connecting & Networking

Attend & be entered for a chance to win $50 gift card

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"Tackling the Tech Gap in Your Classroom POWERED by  A-List"

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14:00 - 

14:30 ET

Portal 1

Anindya Kundu

Author & Researcher| Grad Cntr.

Portal 2

Michael Kleba

Author | Otherful

Portal 3

Ben Nelson

CEO | Minerva Project

"The Power of Student Agency"

"Inspiring Change Through Others"

"Why Remote Learning is Best Done with Physical Presence"

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14:00 - 15:00 ET

Classroom 1

Lewis, Weiner

Arlington Public Schools

Classroom 2

Glenn Young

SEL Consultant

Classroom 3

Ann Kozma

Ed Specialist | Flipgrid

"Talking with Kids about Race and Discrimination"

"Keeping SEL REAL (during remote learning)"

"Empowering Students through visual social communities"

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14:00 - 15:00 ET

Classroom 4

Joey Webb

Dir | CenterPoint

Classroom 5

Jeremy Redleaf

CEO | Caveday

Classroom 6

Dan Schermele

Maker Educator | Ascend Schools

"Assessment Literacy Entering an Era Focused on Equity"

"How to Focus in a Distracting World"

"Remote Project Based Learning for the Maker Lovers"

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15:00 - 

15:30 ET

Portal 1

Chris Link

Dir| NY Academy of Sciences

Portal 2

Rachael Westgarth

CEO | Roundsquare

Portal 3

Morty Ballen

Dir | Global Schools Forum

"Lessons Learned from global STEM Teachers during COVID19"

"Student Perceptions of Character Building - A Study"

"What the US Education System can Learn from 18,000 Low-fee Private Schools in the Global South"

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15:35 - 15:55 ET

Cafe

Connecting & Networking

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Connecting & Networking

Attend & be entered for a chance to win $50 gift card

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"Elementary Math Teachers Meetup POWERED by Matific"

"Tackling the Tech Gap in Your Classroom POWERED by  A-List"

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15:30 - 16:30 ET

Classroom 1

Randi Doyle, Jess Zier

Minerva Project

Classroom 2

Page Stites

Dir | Whittle Schools & Studios

Classroom 3

Maria C. Burke

CEO, Edu.| Emergent Design Studio

"How to Apply the Science of Learning in Online Classrooms"

"The Rates They are a-Changin’"

"Emergent Learning through Design Thinking & Sustainabi..."

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15:30 - 

16:30 ET

Classroom 4

Valmir Gomes

Dean | Whittle Schools & Studios

Classroom 5

Romina Piersanti

Educator

Classroom 6

Skyler Carr

Exp. Design Lead | InfiniD

"Promoting Visible Thinking Routines Online"

"Mental Fitness: Build your Mental Muscles"

"How to Promote Equity in STEM using Spaceships, Shrink Rays, and Time Machines"

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16:00 - 

16:30 ET

Portal 1

Jackson, Lehman, McKenzie

EL Education

Portal 2

Steve Boyle

Coach| Crossover Consulting

Portal 3

Jeremy Redleaf

CEO | Caveday

"High Speed Connection - Building Authentic Community for Impact in Virtual Professional Learning"

"School Sport Participation in a Hybrid/Online World"

"How to Keep Kids Focused at Home"

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17:00 - 

17:30 ET

Portal 1

Anand Padmanabhan

CIO & VP | Fordham University

Portal 2

Peter Brown

Global Architect

Portal 3

Richard Kuder

School Head | Whittle Schools

“HyFlex Teaching Model – Enabling Student Engagement”

"Changing Spaces: How Schools Should Reshape their Building Design"

"Leading Change During Unexpected Times"

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17:00 - 18:00 ET

Classroom 1

Baum, Carrera

Dir | Buckingham Browne & N..

Classroom 2

Melanie Kong

CEO | Floop

Classroom 3

Stephanie Fitzgerald

School Head

"All for One and One for All: Combining Global Education, DEI, and SEL into one lens to develop and assess programs"

"Remote Feedback for Students that Actually Works"

"Making Virtual Project-Based Learning Work for Young Learners"

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17:00 - 18:00 ET

Classroom 4

Krista Leh

Educator| Resonance Education

Classroom 5

Lesley Younge

Educator | Maret

Classroom 6

Mehul Shah

CEO | Upliftk12

"Leading and Learning with Social Emotional Learning"

"Flipped Museums for Virtual Classrooms"

"Using Virtual Math Manipulatives for Learning"

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18:00 - 

18:15 ET

Accessible through Portals 1, 2, or 3

Vriti Saraf & City of Learning Team

CEO | k20 Educators

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"A Brief Thank You & Look Ahead for k20"

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