Are You Ready to Disrupt Learning?

In l11218691_10154272615749392_1273942778930439509_nate 2015, my best friend’s daughter was going through something really horrific at school. She would come home and cry about math tests and she was beginning to show signs of  hating school.

Tanya and I think it was because her teacher was so caught up in making sure she delivered certain content in a timely matter, that she had failed to notice that some of her students were not understanding the information. In addition, her daughter was becoming frustrated with what she thought was her inability to learn.

One evening while saying her “good-nights,” this sweet seven year old girl confided in her  mom about a punishment she had received for talking during class…and as she told her story, her mom began to cry. It is from this story of an unjust punishment – a public humiliation really – that this TEDx talk was written…


Author: HollyClark

Holly is the co-author of Google Infused Classroom. She lives and works in San Diego, California. She delivers professional development to schools internationally and speaks at conferences about empowering teachers and students with iPads and Google Apps for Education. Contact her at to have her present or work with your school.

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