I’m sitting in the main hall at the Washington Sate Convention Centre in Seattle at the 2012 NAIS conference waiting for keynoter Bill Gates to appear. Also on the slate for the next two days are Stephen Carter, Sorya Darabi, John Medina, Amy , among others, and 4100 educators from the best schools in North America.
So in one room we have a wealth of, well, wealth, and intellect and experience–you’d think all the resources we need to repair what’s broken about current education and, more importantly, set the course for the future of education.
Innovation is the theme at NAIS this year. Let’s see what/if that happens.