Ben Sheridan is co-founder of 407 Learning. Ben has been an educator for 18 years, most of which have been at international schools in Thailand, India, Cambodia, Korea, and Indonesia. He has worked as a classroom teacher, learning innovation coach, technology coordinator, instructional designer, university lecturer, and consultant. In addition to teaching in P-12 schools, Ben has taught undergraduate and masters level courses in educational technology and design thinking. Ben is passionate about building professional learning experiences using sound pedagogy and innovative technology to accelerate learning. Ben believes technology can be leveraged to enhance learning, increase student motivation and engagement, and empower students to take control of their learning. Ben can often be found organizing and presenting at educational conferences. Ben is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in educational leadership through the University of Kentucky.
Developing Deeper Learning Mindsets with What School Could Be
This Executive Design Lab experience will meet you where you are and help you accelerate your Deeper Learning practices. We will start with your current successes, add exemplars from our community, and incubate actionable practices and strategies. Leveraging this strong network of DL educators, we will work with each other to design powerful learning for a generation of young people who are shaping the future.
Developing Caring and Connected Communities with WSCB
Through this workshop, we will identify strategies and develop a plan that includes a focus on continuous improvement through reflection. We will also cultivate iterative mindsets for caring and connected communities so that educators and students alike experience a sense of purpose and joy in their everyday learning.
Blended Learning with Mac
This engaging hands-on workshop will explore simple yet effective ways in which educators can leverage the Apple creative apps on a Mac to design and deliver engaging and inspiring learning experiences for their students.