Today's educational landscape is one in which kids no longer have to come to school to ‘get’ the information. How do we create classrooms where students delight in learning? Where they are empowered as active participants in the creation of their own understanding? Where modern technologies and collaborative experiences connect them to the world and enable learning that is meaningful and real? Today we will share examples of activities and approaches that are transforming our own classrooms and engage you in a conversation about the keys to empowering and inspiring 21st century students.