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Alfie Kohn

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Alfie Kohn is an author, lecturer, speaker, and expert on topics including education, human behavior, and parenting; he is a staunch advocate for progressive education. He offers commentary on much of traditional societys way of parenting and educating, and he works as an avid social science researcher. Kohn earned his B.A. from Brown University in Rhode Island and he acquired... read full bio

Anil Seth

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Anil Seth is a professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience at the University of Sussex. Seth is also the Editor-in-Chief of Neuroscience of Consciousness. He has been on the board of the Human Mind Project, edited and co-authored 30 Second Brain, and is a regular contributor to publications like the BBC and The Guardian. Seth researches the basis of conscious... read full bio

AnnMarie Thomas

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AnnMarie Thomas is a maker, tinkerer, and educator. She empowers and inspired todays innovators through education. Thomas shares ways to integrate joy into learning, partnering with those who love what they do. From chefs to pre-school students, Thomas uses examples in her presentations to demonstrate how learning can become joyful, fun, and powerful. Thomas invented Squishy Circuits, a type of... read full bio

Arne Duncan

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Arne Duncan served as secretary of education for six years. During his time in office, he secured congressional support for President Obamas investments in education. Such efforts included the American Recovery and Reinvestment Acts $100 billion to fund 325,000 teaching positions, increases in Pell grants, reform efforts such as Race to the Top and Investing in Innovation and interventions in... read full bio

Arthur Benjamin

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Arthur Benjamin is a math professor at Harvey Mudd College, but dubs himself Mathemagician, as he performs high-speed mental calculations on stage. He has appeared on TED Talks several times to demonstrate his quick-thinking and fantastical math abilities. For example, Benjamin is able to rapidly square numbers up to five digits faster than a calculator and tell people what day... read full bio

Bradley Whitford

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Bradley Whitford is best known for his roles as Deputy White House Chief of Staff Josh Lyman on the NBC television drama The West Wing, as Danny Tripp on Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, as Dan Stark in the Fox police buddy-comedy The Good Guys, as Red John in the CBS series The Mentalist, and as antagonist Eric Gordon... read full bio

Carl Glickman

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Carl Glickman is President of the Institute for Schools, Education, and Democracy and Professor Emeritus of Education at The University of Georgia. He began his career as a Teacher Corps intern in the rural south and, later, was a principal of award winning schools in New Hampshire.... read full bio

Chris Brogan

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Chris Brogan is CEO & President of Human Business Works, an education publishing and media company dedicated to helping professionals work better, do the work they want, and to be brave. He is the New York Times Bestselling author of books like The Impact Equation and Trust Agents (co-written with Julien Smith), Social Media 101, and Google Plus for Business,... read full bio

Christopher Emdin

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An activist, educator, and speaker, Christopher Emdin works as the Director of Science Education at the Center for Health Equity and Urban Science Education; he also is the Associate Director of the Institute for Urban and Minority Education at Teachers College, Colombia University, as well as an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology for Teachers College.... read full bio

Danny Brassell, Ph.D.

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How many terrific educators are we losing because we are indifferent, ignorant or inconsiderate of their efforts How many great teachers and administrators leave the profession because no one took the time to recognize their greatness Educators - teachers and administrators, alike - are hurting. We lose half of our teachers within six years and half of our principals... read full bio

Diane Ravitch

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Diane Ravitch is a historian, research professor, and educational policy analyst who works for the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University. Born in Houston, Texas, Diane graduated from Wellesley College, and she also earned her Ph.D from Columbia University. Early on in her career, she worked as an editorial assistant at New Leader magazine,... read full bio

Doon Wilkins

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Doon Wilkins has been delivering keynote addresses and presenting at conferences and professional days and conducting workshops in the fields of business, education, human development and health care. His audiences have ranged in size from ten to ten thousand. Doon is a full time public speaker and travels to his work throughout the world. His extensive travels have broadened his... read full bio

Dr. Adam Honea

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Dr. Elmont Adam Honea has been Provost & Senior Vice-President for Academic Affairs, University of Phoenix, since March 1, 2007. Dr. Honeas association with University of Phoenix began as a faculty member in 1991, progressed to Associate Dean in 1998, and then became Dean of the College of Information Systems & Technology in 1999. Dr. Honea has a Doctor of... read full bio

Dr. Kate Biberdorf

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Dr. Kate Biberdorf is a lecturer and works as both a Professor and Director of Demonstrations and Outreach for the Department of Chemistry at University of Texas in Austin. Biberdorf is known to break stereotypes and blow stuff up. She uses a theatrical, hands on approach to teach her audience and uses this to reach out to students who would... read full bio

Dr. Marvin Marshall

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From my three major books: • LIVE WITHOUT STRESS®: How to Enjoy the Journey • PARENTING WITHOUT STRESS®: How to Raise Responsible Kinds while Keeping a Life of Your Own • DISCIPLINE WITHOUT STRESS® PUNISHMENTS OR REWARDS: How Teachers and Parents Promote Responsibility & Learning... read full bio

Eric Wilson

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Eric Wilson is an author who mainly writes mysteries featuring the iconic characters of Tom and Liz Austen. These stories typically take place in a various amount of locations around Canada. Eric Wilsons familiarity with the different parts of Canada that add to his stories comes from his childhood: he lived in a number of communities because his father was... read full bio

Hill Harper

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Hill Harper is an award-winning actor, best-selling author and philanthropist. Harper starred on the CBS TV drama CSI: NY for nine seasons. He most recently starred on USA Networks Covert Affairs, on CBS as Agent Boyle in the fast-paced drama Limitless, and guest starred on Showtime's Homeland. He was seen co-starring alongside Will Smith in Sony Pictures release of Concussion,... read full bio

James E. Jones

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James E. Jones is one of the country's top basketball handlers and is a highly demanded motivational speaker. His motivational talks are very animated and story based. He explains his Three pointers for Life" to students and his inspirational story as an "LD" (learning disability) student. Struggling with Dyslexia, Jim spent his first five years of school in... read full bio

Jodee Blanco

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Survivor, expert, and activist Jodee Blanco is one of the country's preeminent voices on the subject of bullying. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller Please Stop Laughing At Me...: One Woman's Inspirational Story. A chronicle of her years as the student outcast, the book inspired a movement among bullying victims everywhere of all ages in... read full bio

John Wood

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Inspirational Speaker John Wood left Microsoft to change the world! At age 35, John Wood left an executive career track at Microsoft to form Room to Read, a nonprofit organization that combines the heart of Mother Theresa with the scalability of Starbucks" to help children across the developing world break the cycle of poverty through the power of education...and a... read full bio



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