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Sunday, January 29 • 8:30am - 9:30am
Keynote: Chance Favors the Connected School

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In the book "Where Good Ideas Come From", Steven Johnson shares the idea that "Chance favors the connected mind." In this keynote we will explore this idea in schools. First we will examine building a culture within a school that allows for teacher and student vulnerability and a culture of risk taking. We will then explore how then teachers and school can connect with others and how these connections can dramatically impact their own ideas!

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Jason Markey

Principal, Leyden HS
Jason Markey was named principal at East Leyden High School starting in the 2012-13 school year after previously serving the district both as an assistant principal and as a social studies teacher. Jason helped lead a district initiative to move the Leyden School District to 1:1, with every student issued a Google Chromebook. In 2012 Jason became a Google Certified Teacher with the goal of continuing his own growth as a learner first... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 8:30am - 9:30am
Theater