Wed, Jun 12 | Westlake High School

Book signing and Presentation- #LearnFestATX

Attending Learn Fest in Austin June 12-13th? Amanda Fox will be on site presenting on the power of XR in the classroom, through the lens of Teachingland. You can purchase books on site at the book signing in the Merge Booth.
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Time & Location

Jun 12, 2019, 8:00 AM CDT – Jun 13, 2019, 5:00 PM CDT
Westlake High School, 4100 Westbank Dr, Austin, TX 78746, USA
Registration is Closed

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Mat Chacon, CEO, Dogheadsimulations 

"This is a fun, fast-paced read that is all about using teamwork to improve the educational experience. Whether you're an educator in the traditional classroom or an instructor in corporate training, you and your students will benefit from the unconventional strategies and tactics this book offers to navigate the darkness of antiquated educational practices and emerge into the light of an improved pedagogy.  " -- Mat Chacon, CEO, Doghead Simulations

"It’s human nature to get worn down by situations, and Education can be no different. But this dead-ly book from Amanda and Mary Ellen has the perfect anti-dote - the equally human response of playfulness, humour and creativity. As society moves to a fully digital and automated era where the most human intelligence or literacies are becoming more and more valuable, this is not only a smart move, but an absolutely key one if we are to truly survive. I’m confident that this book takes us even beyond that to also give an ability to thrive - first by understanding the recent past, and then via its incredible collection of practical tips and resources. I fully endorse Teachingland for the zombie-fied among us as well as the still warm and red-blooded teachers who are out there every day making a difference."

Jonathan Nalder, Teacher, Futurist, Digital Trainer and founder of

Steve Bambury, Head of Digital Learning and Innovation, JESS Dubai

“A totally unique approach to professional development that stands out from every other teaching book I’ve read. Essential reading for educators striving to ensure their learning environment doesn’t end up resembling a zombie movie!”