Aspen Ideas Festival

The 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival will engage its participants in a variety of programs, tutorials, seminars and discussion events that together are guaranteed to charge the atmosphere with vibrant intellectual exchange. Think of it as a week-long summer university for the mind – remarkable lectures and classes across a stimulating array of topics.

NewSchools CEO Ted Mitchell will join Fiona O’Carrol, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Innovation and New Ventures Group at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, to discuss the role technology can play in improving U.S. public education. The session From Bricks to Clicks, Will Technology Truly Transform K-12 Education? begins at 8:00am, Tuesday, June 28.