Angela Maiers is an educator, entrepreneur, leader, disruptor and visionary.
She has been creating and leading change in education and enterprise for 25 years, teaching every level of school from kindergarten to graduate school and consulting with companies around the world.
She is the author of six books, including Classroom Habitudes and The Passion-Driven Classroom, and her You Matter talk at TEDxDesMoines has been viewed several hundred thousand times.
Angela is the founder of Choose2Matter, a global movement that challenges and inspires students to work collaboratively to develop innovative solutions to social problems.
Today, Angela is at the forefront of New Literacy and Web 2.0 technologies. An active blogger and social media evangelist, she’s deeply committed to helping learners understand the transformational power of technology. Her intimate knowledge of teaching and learning, down-to-earth style, and powerful message of personal empowerment have made her a highly sought-after keynote speaker and a vibrant courageous voice in both the business and education space.
- Character traits children need to learn to prosper in the digital age
- The role of employers in transforming education
- Standardised tests v project-based learning v passion-driven learning
- Why we need to move to problem-solving over regurgitating memory
- What it means to be a technology native
- The role of technology in the classroom
- What automation means for today's kids
- Are innovators born or made?
- The Genius Hour initiative
- Angela's #YouMatter initiative
- Why innovation is an invitation
- How schools can leverage innovative solutions to solve social problems
Angela on Twitter - @AngelaMaiers
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Your host and occasional cybernetic organism, Steve Glaveski, is committed to helping people better navigate the growing uncertainty that technology change brings, in order to survive, thrive, create more value for the world and lead more fulfilling lives.
Steve is the CEO and co-founder of innovation accelerator Collective Campus, founder of children's entrepreneurship program Lemonade Stand, author of Amazon best-seller The Innovation Manager's Handbook and the Wiley book, Employee to Entrepreneur, investor in blockchain based fractional property investment platform Konkrete and is a keynote speaker and startup advisor.
When not fighting T-1000s Steve can be found in the gym, hiking, skating at the beach, attempting standup comedy, at a heavy metal show or socially lubricating at a whisky bar.