Marc Prensky is an award-winning, internationally-acclaimed speaker, author, and “practical visionary” in the field of education. He is currently the founder and Executive Director of The Global Future Education Foundation and Institute.
Marc has spoken in over 40 countries, authored seven books, and published over 100 essays; his writing has been translated into 11 languages. Marc’s latest book, Education to Better Their World: Unleashing the Power of 21st Century Kids (Columbia TC Press, 2016), won the FOREWORD INDIES 2016 Book of the Year Award Gold Prize for Education.
Marc’s background includes teaching at all levels — elementary through college, six years at the Boston Consulting Group, and 10 years as founder and CEO of a software game development company. He has been a professional musician and has acted on Broadway. He holds degrees from Oberlin College, Middlebury College, Yale University and the Harvard Business School..
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Keynote Speaker (including online)
Marc is both a visionary and practical . speaker, translating his powerful vision into actionable steps that teachers can take immediately — providing educators with a greater understanding of where we are now, and how to get where we want to be tomorrow. He has spoken in over 40 countries— more and more virtually.
Marc has authored seven books, and published over 100 essays; his writing has been translated into 11 languages. His latest book,Education to Better Their World, Unleashing the Power of 21st Century Kids won the FOREWARD INDIES Book of the Year Award 2016 GOLD PRIZE FOR EDUCATION.
Marc has taught at all levels, from elemetary to college. He has been acclaimed as a true “thought leader” – a forward-thinking innovator with ideas for educating kids that are typically years ahead of the rest of the world. One innovative school in Spain named a classroom in his honor!
Marc spent six years at the famed Boston Consulting Group. He often sees the world in ways others don’t (or don’t yet), viewing “education” from new perspectives, and particularly from the point of view of students. He is an insightful advisor for companies seeking to create new educational technology .