Join the Free EdNextGen Conference about Social Emotional Learning

Social Emotional Learning is so important. The free online conference going on now put together by Jason and Ceilia Hilkey with experts like Alfie Kohn, Tony Wagner and many more experts on this topic is a must-listen and share.

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My interview will air on Friday about Using Projects to teach Compassion AND Technology to share how compassion-based engineering works in the classroom.  Teachers, administrators, homeschoolers, and parents will find inspiration.

Please join me for the Education: Next Generation Online Conference! This is a FREE global online event from May 23-27, 2016, bringing together the voices of over 25 experts and thought leaders in parenting and education. The conference is hosted by Jason and Cecilia Hilkey, educators and creators of Happily Family.

You’ll get access to cutting-edge interviews full of inspirational ideas and practical tools to raise and work with children using connection and cooperation. These educators, researchers, and authors support parents and teachers who desire to live more creatively and compassionately at home and school. You will leave more aware, more empowered, and with the tools you need to help children (and yourself) LEAD, LEARN & LOVE! (See below for the schedule.)

Some of the speakers (I'm one too):

  • Alfie Kohn (Author of Feel Bad Education and Unconditional Parenting)
  • Scott Noelle (Author of the Daily Groove and founder of PATH Parenting)
  • don Miguel Ruiz, Jr. (Author of 5 Levels of Attachment)
  • Dr. Ross Greene (Founder of Lives in the Balance, Author of The Explosive Child)
  • Tony Wagner (Expert in Residence at Harvard’s Innovation Lab, Author of Most Likely to Succeed)
  • Daniel Rechtschaffen (Author of The Way of Mindful Education)
  • Vicki Davis (Classroom teacher and Author, Creator of Cool Cat Teacher blog)
  • Maurice Elias (Psychology professor at Rutgers University, Author of Emotionally Intelligent Parenting)
  • Todd and Cathy Adams (Hosts of Zen Parenting Radio)
  • Naomi Aldort (Author of Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves)

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Conference Schedule

My Interview will air on Friday of the conference but wow, there are some amazing presenters.





Available via Recording

I'm a tad late so you don't want to miss these, now you can purchase all of the videos to use from the conference site for those interviews which have already aired. So if you want to see these videos, you'll want to go that route.


See More and Register at NO COST here.

Each day, from May 23-27, there will be 5 video interviews with expert speakers, available for viewing for 24 hours.

The full schedule of interviews and instructions for how to tune in will be emailed to you each day, so be sure to register!

This conference will bring tens of thousands of parents and educators together from all around the world to explore how we can raise happy, self-motivated, resilient kids.

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Vicki Davis

Vicki Davis is a full-time classroom teacher and IT Director in Georgia, USA. She is Mom of three, wife of one, and loves talking about the wise, transformational use of technology for teaching and doing good in the world. She hosts the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast which interviews teachers around the world about remarkable classroom practices to inspire and help teachers. Vicki focuses on what unites us -- a quest for truly remarkable life-changing teaching and learning. The goal of her work is to provide actionable, encouraging, relevant ideas for teachers that are grounded in the truth and shared with love. Vicki has been teaching since 2002 and blogging since 2005. Vicki has spoken around the world to inspire and help teachers reach their students. She is passionate about helping every child find purpose, passion, and meaning in life with a lifelong commitment to the joy and responsibility of learning. If you talk to Vicki for very long, she will encourage you to "Relate to Educate" or "innovate like a turtle" or to be "a remarkable teacher." She loves to talk to teachers who love their students and are trying to do their best. Twitter is her favorite place to share and she loves to make homemade sourdough bread and cinnamon rolls and enjoys running half marathons with her sisters. You can usually find her laughing with her students or digging into a book.

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