David Jakes

David Jakes is a recognized leader in the educational technology field, David Jakes focuses on the increased need to develop agile, 21st Century, personalized, and digitally-enhanced learning environments. Based in Chicago, David works with the architectural firm of CannonDesign where he is a Digital Designer and Strategist for The Third Teacher+ and Cannon’s K-12 education practice.  David’s thought leadership encompasses digital storytelling, cloud-based learning environments and their relationship to physical learning spaces, mobile learning, the use and impact of social media in education and how organizations engage in change and improvement.  Before his current position with Cannon, David spent almost three decades in education as a teacher, technologist, administrator, designer and storyteller.  David is a frequent presenter at national and international educational technology conferences where he speaks about the power and promise of a new expedition for learning, and the roles that all educators have in shaping that journey.

01/03/15

Building an innovation mindset in schools means taking clear and actionable steps. Hear how all stakeholders can work together towards this goal in David Jakes latest post. 

10/28/14

What are the characteristics of an innovative mindset? How can schools create an innovative culture? Explore these questions along with David Jakes. 

09/13/14

What perspectives make a difference when implementing school change and improvement? Read these five top considerations for school leaders from David Jakes. 

08/26/14

New technology and connected learning call for learning spaces suited to students and to the task. David Jakes shares key concepts and tools for redesign. 

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