Keynote: Education Nation - 6 Leading Edges of School Innovation

Summer Alumni Summit 2014 – Lipscomb College of Education
Date / time:
Friday, June 27, 2014 - 9:00am (1 hour 30 minutes)
Ezell 301

Dr. Milton Chen, known for his work on Sesame Street, and, is the keynote speaker for the Lipscomb University College of Education Alumni Summit 2014.  Chen served for 12 years at the George Lucas Educational Foundation, a nonprofit foundation that utilizes its multimedia website and documentary films to communicate a new vision for 21st century schools. He was credited with greatly expanding their editorial publishing efforts.

This is the keynote presentation from the Lipscomb University College of Education Summer Alumni Summit 2014.

6 Edges of Educational Innovation:

  1. Thinking
  2. Curriculum & Assessment
  3. Technology
  4. Time/Place
  5. Co-Teaching, including Parents!
  6. Youth

Resulting in learning: Any Time, Any Place, Any Path, Any Pace.

What is your definition of a great school?  Make it short and measurable.  According to Paul D. Houston, former executive director of the American Association of School Administrators, the answer is “Do the students run in at the same rate that they run out?”


Session presenters

Milton Chen, Ph. D.
George Lucas Educational Foundation

Session materials

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