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Sunday, March 9 • 11:45am - 12:00pm
Learning in a Classroom of the Future

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Technology has fundamentally changed the way we think about knowledge, and classrooms are inevitably going to undergo deep structural changes in the next decade to reflect this. No policy will be able to prevent this. In this talk, 20 year old Connor Zwick talks about his perspective in education both as a participant in the system and as a change-maker from the outside as a Thiel Fellow and creator of Flashcards+, an iPhone app that has improved the way over 3 million students study.
Will technology and fresh ideas finally be able to wrest education away from its stagnated past?

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Connor Zwick

CEOMilkshake LabsAfter spending a year at Harvard, Connor Zwick decided to drop out to pursue his passion through the Thiel Fellowship and Y Combinator. With his cofounder, he invented the coco controller - a physical game controller for smartphones that allowed more intense gameplay... Read More →


Sunday March 9, 2014 11:45am - 12:00pm
Austin Convention Center, Ballroom F 500 E Cesar Chavez St

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