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May 27, 2020

Jaime Casap is the Education Evangelist at Google. Jaime evangelizes the power and potential of technology and the web as enabling and supporting tools in pursuit of promoting inquiry-driven learning models. Jaime collaborates with school systems, educational organizations, and leaders focused on building innovation and iteration into our education policies and practices. He speaks on education, technology, innovation, and generation z, at events around the world.
In addition to his role at Google, Jaime is also an author and serves on a number of boards for organizations focused on education, innovation, and equity. Jaime teaches a 10th-grade communication class at the Phoenix Coding Academy in Phoenix and is an adjunct professor at Arizona State University, where he teaches classes on policy, innovation, and leadership.

  • Education evangelist.
  • Launched Gmail, G-suite for education, and chromebooks.
  • Transforming education
  • Facts - education is not broken, graduation rates higher than anywhere else
  • 21st century skills - Critical skill - ability to learn.
  • Education has become a process, but it is a mindset.
  • Our students have to be self-directed.
  • Let kids choose what they want to learn!
  • Math is the most important thing because everything has math in it.
  • There’s nothing that we can’t teach kids when they’re curious.
  • If you want to see pure creative genius, look at an undisciplined two year old.
  • 7 minute meetings.
  • Linear vs vision ways of approaching things - to do list.
  • How to be a transformative principal? Whatever time you set up for a meeting is how long it’s going to take. Empower your teachers! We all want autonomy, purpose, and mastery.

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