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Theme: Education Without Boundaries

This event occurred on
September 21, 2013
8:00am - 9:00am UTC
(UTC +0hrs)
Burnsville, Minnesota
United States

Imagine the greatest minds in education, leadership and business coming together for one day to share their passions and discuss their visions for our students and their futures. The Twin Cities, and the Burnsville area is the home to extraordinary ideas, remarkable people, and TEDxBurnsvilleED looks forward to showcasing this brilliance and enabling these great ideas to be put into action. On the afternoon of September 21st, a diverse group of presenters will share ideas highlighting “Education Without Boundaries.” These TEDxTalks will focus on programs both inside and outside the classroom, and range from early childhood education to adult workforce development.

Our speakers included:
Andi Bodeau and Ryan Semans "Challenge Based Learning: Students as Lesson Developers"
Danez Smith "Listen, Dammit!: Student Voice, Are You Listening?"
Dave Archambault, "Indian School Whisperer"
Donna Deeds "Flip the Question: What Can Educators Do For Business Partners?"
George Couros "#OurVoice"
Jim Kielsmeier "Schools and Service: Partnership on Purpose"
Kristin Daniels "Empowering the Teacher Technophobe"
Mark Garrison "Technology, Adventure & Change"
Michael Smieja "We Can Grow"
Michelle Benegas "Confessions: New Teacher of Newcomers"
Molly Schroeder "Living in Beta"
Nancy Meyer "Yes You Can! Empowering Staff, Students, and Parents Through Free Technology"
Ramsey Musallam "We are Not Imposters"
Ty Sassaman "Just One Question"
Megan Olivia Hall "Building Relationships Between Parents and Teachers"
Andrea Grazzini "What Those 'Other People' Can Teach Us"
Jim Marshall, CEO of Promethean

Burnsville Senior High School
600 Highway 13 East
Burnsville, Minnesota, 55337
United States
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Organizing team


  • Carla Staffa
    Event Organizer/Licensee