A message from our CEO: When David joined us for the January 12th Sparks! Innovation Showcase event, “Game on,” we knew he was special. Looks like PBS has recognized that, too. Congratulations David from all of us at WeThinkBig! – Kathe Crowley Conn, CEO, WeThinkBig Inc. Reporting by Erik Ernst, WPT Blog April […]
Wisconsin Educator, Patricia Deklotz has been chosen as one of 2017 “Leaders To Learn From” by Education Week. The fifth annual report and event showcases excellence in school district leadership: Wisconsin public school administrator, Patricia DeKlotz, Superintendent of the Kettle Moraine School District, has been selected from over 750 national nominees to win the competitive “Leaders […]
We Think Big promotes innovation in education, supports teachers. In this age of valuing innovation as a defining quality in a new economy world we believe teachers deserve recognition for being innovators before innovation was cool. The non-profit organization We Think Big is helping promote innovation in education and we plan to help spread the […]
Startup Weekend Seeks to Inspire Ed Tech Invention Educator feedback and expert coaches will guide student entrepreneurs in problem solving and product development during the inaugural 54-hour event. Read More at InBusiness Magazine
Tech and Biotech: Startup Weekend for teachers; New website touts Madison’s health IT; Innovation Award finalists named If a marathon weekend of intense brainstorming can produce new online tech companies, maybe it could also provide the genesis of new techniques — digital or not — to teach students in our schools. Read More at The […]
WTB Happy Hour of Code participant featured as innovator in bilingual coding education for elementary students.
Madison teachers toast at a happy hour dedicated to coding and tech Several educators and technology professionals gathered at Barriques in Middleton last Thursday for coffee and conversation about computer programming. We Think Big hosted its second “Happy Hour of Code for Educators,” an opportunity for teachers to learn more about teaching coding and integrating […]
WeThinkBig CEO honored as 2016 Madison Magazine “M-List” of innovative educators and mentors!
July 22-24, 2016, Madison, WI. An estimated 100 people came to the Discovery Building in Madison last weekend to participate in Wisconsin’s first Startup Weekend for Education. The gathering drew over 45 active participants, as well as over two dozen coaches and judges from some of Wisconsin’s most prestigious organizations.Organized locally by a team of […]
Lights, camera, action! Wisconsin education leaders tuned in for snacks and a show last night for PBS’s NOVA: School of the Future, a special premier put on by WeThinkBig and Wisconsin Public Television. NOVA: School of the Future asked “How can the science of learning help us rethink the future of education for all children?” […]