Mark McElroy

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“The power of a TCK”

More and more as the world becomes globally connected, country boundaries are crossed and children are raised as TCKs, or Third Culture Kids.  TCKs refer to children who hold passports of their birth country but have grown up abroad in another for various reasons.  What does it mean to be a TCK in the global context of the 21st century, and why should we care?

About the speaker: An educator of 18 years, Mark is currently an Instructional Technology Coach at Korea International School.  Prior to this, he was the Director of Learning Innovation at Shekou International School in Shenzhen, China.

Mark is a product of the international school system, graduating from the International School of Kuala Lumpur. An Apple Distinguished Educator, he has presented at the EARCOS Leadership Conference, 21Century Learning Hong Kong, Learning 2.0, iPad and various technology conferences throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Mark is currently exploring ways to scale innovation in schools and transform contemporary learning practices by empowering student voice.