Will Richardson
Will Richardson
Bringing the Transformative Power of Web 2.0 to Teaching and Learning

Biography

For the past seven years, Will Richardson has presented to tens of thousands of educators around the world in Australia, China, New Zealand, Norway, U.K., across the U.S. and Canada and more about the compelling intersection of social online learning networks and teaching and learning. A decade-long blogger at Weblogg-ed.com, his ideas on personal and systemic change around learning have been published in numerous journals and magazines such as Ed Leadership, Education Week, Edutopia and English Journal.

A national advisory board member for the George Lucas Education Foundation, Will is a former public school educator of 22 years, and is a co-founder of Powerful Learning Practice (plpnetwork.com), a unique professional development program that has mentored over 3,000 teachers worldwide in the last three years. His first book, Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms (Corwin Press, 3rd Edition 2010) has sold over 75,000 copies and has impacted classroom practice around the world. In May, 2011, Solution Tree released his second book: Personal...

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Skype Interview with Will Richardson
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Will Richardson: 21st Century Learning
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ETech, 2007, Coumbus, OH
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ELive Edinburgh Scotland 2006
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Milken Global Conference 2006

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Learning in a Networked World
Whether it’s online safety or information literacy, all too often we treat the new challenges that...
A Web of Connections: Why the Read/Write Web Changes Everything
Having the world of information at our fingertips on the Web was in itself a powerful transformation...
A Shifting Notion of What it Means to Teach
The incredible resource that is the Web is changing much about what we can do with our curricula and...
From Information Literacy to Information Leadership
Assessing the relevance and reliability of information is a crucial skill for all educators to master...

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“Will Richardson is an outstanding educator. His work has moved classrooms across America from boring, uninteresting rooms filled with the drone of irrelevant information to beehives of interactivity! Educators who attend his presentations or read his blogs gain valuable insight as to how to transform their classrooms with Web 2.0 tools and strategies. I highly recommend Will’s work and his engaging presentation style to any group or organization seeking an innovative, visionary presenter and an educator extraordinaire!”

Sheryl R. Abshire, President, Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators

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