CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Schoology today announced that Dr. Fareed Zakaria—global thinker, columnist, author and CNN host—is the keynote speaker for Schoology NEXT in Chicago, July 20-22. In 2015, Schoology’s user conference increases to two and a half days and doubles attendance to welcome over 600 global Schoology users. Over 40 sessions are offered in the conference theme of “Transform What’s Possible,” covering topics in leadership, mobile learning, technology integration, and other hot button issues in education today. Educators are encouraged to register as soon as possible at SchoologyNEXT.com to secure their spot. Click to Tweet.
Fareed Zakaria is host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS, contributing editor at The Atlantic, and columnist at the Washington Post. He is widely respected for his thoughtful analysis and ability to spot economic and political trends. His latest book, In Defense of a Liberal Education, debuted at #6 on The New York Times best sellers list in April 2015.
“We are excited to have Fareed Zakaria bring an inspiring, informed perspective to this year’s conference theme of transforming what is possible in education and beyond,” said Jeremy Friedman, CEO of Schoology.
Schoology NEXT is a hands-on collaboration between educators, thought leaders and technology experts. Through keynote speeches from leaders in education technology, insightful breakout sessions and interactive discussions, NEXT dives deep into the innovative learning models, technologies and best practices that are transforming education around the world. Tickets are on sale now at SchoologyNEXT.com.
New York City-based Schoology—used by nearly ten million users in over 60,000 K-12 schools and universities around the world—combines dynamic learning management, an easy-to-use collaborative interface and next-generation API integration into one innovative solution. Schoology transforms learning into a media-rich interactive experience where students, teachers, parents and administrators work together to raise student achievement worldwide. Available as a free stand-alone product and as a fee-based integrated enterprise-class solution deployed in schools or across districts, Schoology is user-centric and scalable for any blended learning environment. More information at schoology.com or @schoology.