As ISTE Approaches Here Are The 5 Keynotes We Are Looking Forward To
As you already know nibletz.com is the #1 Google News Source for ISTE 2018. As we get closer and closer there are more and more official announcements coming. On Thursday the organization announced five keynotes that at the core of edtech and innovation in education.
David Eagleman, Ph.D.
|Neuroscientist David Eagleman, Ph.D., a bestselling author, professor, speaker, inventor and adviser, uses his knowledge of the brain to not only break down how it works, but to show how you can change your own thinking and find more creativity in your daily life. Reviewers of his book The Brain: The Story of You promise that “on every page there is a revelation so fantastic as to make one gasp.”|
Nadia Lopez, Ph.D.
Nadia Lopez, Ph.D., was launched from a Brooklyn public middle school principal to an educational celebrity overnight when one of her students credited her as the greatest influence in his life on the Humans of New York blog. Today, this founder of Mott Hall Bridges Academy uses her platform to encourage and assist underprivileged communities in creating their own positive impacts.
|Andy Weir, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Martian (also a major motion picture starring Matt Damon) and the bestselling novel, Artemis, knows the power of STEM subjects. A software engineer for more than two decades, Weir encourages students to be more creative and envision a colorful future through the power of science.|
Katie Martin, Ph.D.
Katie Martin, Ph.D., is the head of partnerships for the West at AltSchool and the former director of district leadership for the Buck Institute for Education. A leader, teacher and speaker, Martin’s experience continues to guide her belief that if we want to change how students learn, we must change how educators learn
|Michael Cohen, The Tech Rabbi, is a designer, educator and creativity instigator. His mission is to help educators around the world reveal their own creative abilities so they can empower students to solve interesting problems and become positive contributors to our global society.|
ISTE always provides great keynote speakers that are on the cusp of education and edtech.