Integrating Technology, Education, and the Workplace
Marc Prensky Bio
Marc is an internationally acclaimed speaker, author, and "practical visionary" in the field of education. Marc has spoken in over 40 countries, authored seven books, and published over 100 essays; his writing has been translated into a dozen languages. Coiner of the term "Digital Native" in 2001, he today promotes "civilization-level change" in global education, championing an emerging new "empowered to better their world" education paradigm that more directly benefits all students and the world they live in. Marc is the founder of The Global Future Education Foundation and Institute, a not-for-profit organization devoted to promoting Accomplishment-Based Education, and The Global Empowered Kids Alternative Education Network uniting all those in the world offering an "Empowered to Accomplish" education to kids. Marc holds an MBA degree from Harvard (with distinction) and a Masters in Teaching degree from Yale. He has taught at all levels, from elementary to college. Earlier in his career, Marc headed an early prototype charter school, spent six years at the Boston Consulting Group, and founded and ran a learning games company.