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Will Richardson        

Author, Blogger & Educator

Will Richardson is known internationally for his work with educators and students helping them to understand and implement instructional technologies and, more specifically, the tools of the Read/Write Web into their schools, classrooms and communities.

A former public school educator for 22 years, Richardson’s own Weblog (Weblogg-ed.com) is a primary resource for the creation and implementation of Weblog technologies on the K-12 level and is a leading voice for school reform in the context of the fundamental changes these new technologies are bringing to all aspects of life.

His critically acclaimed, best-selling book "Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and Other Powerful Tools for Classrooms" is being used by thousands of teachers to reinvent their practice; and his keynotes, presentations and workshops to audiences around the world communicate a fresh and inspiring vision of what schools can and must become.

In 2017, Richardson was named one of 100 global "Changemakers in Education" by the Finnish site HundrED, and was named one of the Top 5 "Edupreneurs to Follow" by Forbes.

He is a founding partner of the Connective Learning Group which is dedicated to assisting educators contextualize and implement Read/Write Web tools into their schools and classrooms. In addition, he is a national advisory board member for the George Lucas Education Foundation, and he writes a monthly column on the uses of Web 2.0 tools in schools for District Administration magazine.


Keynote Speakers at Education Conference Inspire 2014

May 8, 2014 ... Will Richardson, blogger, author and former educator, and Diana Lefaunberg, a TED Speaker and teacher, will be keynote speakers at ...

Why School?: A Conversation With Will Richardson

Earlier this month, I attended the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) Teachers of the Future conference at Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia. It was the single most rewarding experience of my career—never had I met such a collection of bright, passionate, and progressive educators.

April 4th, 2014, NHASCD Conf. with WILL RICHARDSON

Inspiring Engaged Instruction to Address the Common Core is the theme for the 2013-2014 NHASCD Conference series. Registration includes free parking; hand-out materials and a book authored by the presenter; breakfast & a full buffet lunch; opportunities to reflect on the presenter's ideas and strategies for improving teaching, learning and leading; time for learning more about exhibitors' educational resources; and sought-after raffle prizes.

Keynote and Featured Speakers

Every year the Palm Beach Technology Conference brings some of the most well-known speakers in the country to our conference to share their views about education and educational technology. This year is no different as we have lined up some great speakers!

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