A Brief History of the Future of Education

Led by: Ryan Schaaf

Ryan Schaaf travels into the future to look back on the factors that changed education to support individuals and society. Want to know how to prepare yourself and your students for the future?

With prescience, we will be discussing key issues such as:

  • How the role of educators changed in the first half of the 21st Century
  • What are the conditions that drove (are driving) that change?
  • What is the new role of digital learning?
  • How do (did) educators prepare?
This session is both a peek into Ryan’s new book and also his three presentations at FETC. Ryan’s books includeReinventing Learning for the Always On Generation and Making School a Game Worth Playing
Ryan Schaaf  is the Assistant Professor of Educational Technology at Notre Dame of Maryland University. With over 20 years in the education field, Ryan has been a teacher, instructional leader, higher education faculty, instructional and curriculum designer, and teacher mentor. In 2007, he was nominated for Maryland Teacher of the Year.
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