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Jon Bergmann        

Pioneer of the Flipped Class Movement & Bestselling Author of "Flip Your Classroom"; Member of the TED-Education Advisory Board

Jon Bergmann is one of the pioneers of the Flipped Class Movement. He is leading the worldwide adoption of flipped learning by working with governments, schools, corporations, and education non-profits. He coordinates or guides flipped learning initiatives around the globe including China, Taiwan, Korea, Australia, Singapore, Thailand, the Middle East, Iceland, Sweden, Norway, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Mexico, Canada, South America, and the United States.

Bergmann is the author of seven books including the bestselling book: "Flip Your Classroom" which has been translated into 10 languages. He is the founder of the global FlipCon conferences which are dynamic engaging events that inspire educators to transform their practice through flipped learning.

He spent 24 years as a middle and high school science teacher before becoming the lead technology facilitator for a school district in the Chicago suburbs. Bergmann is a master storyteller, captivating audiences around the globe. He has a knack for taking complex things and simplifying them through story and humor. He hosts a radio show, "The Flip Side" which gets 30,000 downloads a month. He also has a popular YouTube Channel with over three million views.

In 2002, Bergmann received the Presidential Award for Excellence for Math and Science Teaching; and in 2010, he was named Semi-Finalist for Colorado Teacher of the Year. He serves on the advisory board for TED-Education. In 2013, was named one of Tech & Learning’s 10 Most Influential People of the Year, and was also a finalist for the Brock International Prize for Education and winner for the 2013 Bammy Award presented by the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences. Today Bergmann is dedicated to writing, speaking and otherwise evangelizing the flipped classroom concept. He co-founded the Flipped Learning Network, a non-profit organization that provides resources and research about flipped learning.

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