EdTekTalks

Location: Room Stars Ballroom 1 & 2

Listen and learn

[Listen and learn : Multi-presentation]

Monday, June 26, 2:30–4:15 pm
Location: Room Stars Ballroom 1 & 2

Connor Beitzell   Rafranz Davis   Kate Deskey   Kiko Doran   Jake Griffin   Michael Hernandez   Cathy Hunt   Brent Paschke   Pnina Sasson   Owen Stone  
Get inspired by five thought leaders who will share their creativity and insights in this series of mini-keynotes. SoundTapp, a student iPad ensemble from Roswell, GA will kick off the session.

Student Performers:
Kate Deskey
Connor Beitzell
Pnina Sasson
Owen Stone
Jack Griffin

Kiko Doran and Brent Paschke
The Power of Music for Learning
One of today’s biggest recording artists unveils an exciting new program that explores the power of music and iPad for learning.

Cathy Hunt
The heART and Soul of Education
Invent and innovate, remix and redefine, make connections and make a mess! Let's consider tra-digital approach to education, and talk about learning, art and our hearts.

Michael Hernandez
Media Literacy and Social Justice
Find out why media literacy is perhaps one of the most important skills we can teach our students and how they can use social media and online tools for social change.

Rafranz Davis
The Privilege of Access
"How might we close the access gap and make innovative learning less privileged?"

Additional detail: Leadership strand session

Digital tote resources

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Presenters

Connor Beitzell

Rafranz Davis, Lufkin ISD

Kate Deskey

Kiko Doran, Tuniversity

Kiko Doran is passionate about using technology to teach people at scale. After graduating from music school, Kiko spent 11 years in the US Air Force creating curriculum and observing how people learn. Based on his experience, he built technical training programs for Chinese Mandarin, satellite orbitology, security, GPS, and space launch. For the past 10 years, Kiko has managed his own consulting business focused on leveraging technology to teach at scale. He taught himself to program and now has code on over 28 percent of the websites on the Internet. He has developed solutions for some of the largest brands in the world. In 2016, Kiko and Brent Paschke co-founded Tuniversity.* Their mission: Use technology to teach the world how to make music.

*Tuniversity publications teach music creation by deconstructing and then reconstructing today’s biggest pop hits. Students learn songwriting, arrangement, performance, and production by “peering over the shoulders” of the world’s leading artists and producers. Tuniversity also employs pop songs as vehicles to teach topics other than music.


Jake Griffin

Michael Hernandez, Mira Costa High School

Michael is an award-winning cinema and journalism teacher in Los Angeles whose work focuses on social justice, digital storytelling and media literacy. He speaks regularly at conferences in the U.S. and abroad, like CUE, ISTE and SXSWEdu on topics related to tech integration and innovative teaching and learning strategies. Michael also leads students and teachers on documentary trips to Vietnam, Cuba and Cambodia as part of an experiential learning program. He is an Apple Distinguished Educator, Google for Education Certified Innovator and PBS Digital Innovator. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram: @cinehead and at www.michael-hernandez.net


Cathy Hunt, iPad Art Room & McAuley College

Brent Paschke, Tuniversity

Brent Paschke is a musician, producer, songwriter, and author based in Los Angeles, California. He is best known as the guitarist of Pharrell Williams, and he accompanies Williams in the studio and on tour. His guitar performances appear in Pharrell projects such as G I R L (2015 Grammy winner for Best Urban Contemporary Album) and Hidden Figures: The Album (2017 Golden Globe nominee for Best Original Score). Brent has also worked with Katy Perry, Britney Spears, Chris Brown, New Kids on the Block, Kelly Clarkson, Chris Brown, and many other artists. In 2015, Brent approached Pharrell with his vision to use Apple’s iBooks, GarageBand, and iTunes U to teach music creation and production. Soon after, Brent and Kiko Doran co-founded Tuniversity,* a company dedicated to reinvigorating music education using multimedia technology and the excitement of today’s pop music. And Williams has been an avid booster ever since.

*Tuniversity publications teach music creation by deconstructing and then reconstructing today’s biggest pop hits. Students learn songwriting, arrangement, performance, and production by “peering over the shoulders” of the world’s leading artists and producers. Tuniversity also employs pop songs as vehicles to teach topics other than music.


Pnina Sasson

Owen Stone

Technology-charged
learning starts here

San Antonio

June 25-28, 2017

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