The World as Classroom: Education for the Digital Age


You are invited to a Webinar Sponsored by The Israeli Chamber of Information Technology

Monday, June 22 at 11 AM Eastern Time in North America on ZOOM

The ZOOM Link for REGISTERING for the webinar is below:-


This webinar is being offered to report on a highly successful educational project at Hamanchil School in the city of Ramat Gan in Israel that was based upon ideas found in the 1978 book City as Classroom: Understanding Language and Media (1977), co-authored by Marshall McLuhan, Kathryn Hutchon and Eric McLuhan. 

The Speakers will be:-

ELI FRANK – Chairman of the Israeli Chamber of Information Technology – Opening and Greetings

EDNA PASHER, PhD – Founder & Chair of the Israel Smart Cities Institute will describe the Hamanchil School Project, the goal of which was to expose children ages 9-14 to the emerging “Smart Cities” phenomenon.

SHAI GERSHON – Head of Innovative  Technology Center in Learning, The Israeli Chamber of Information Technology

AYALA ALBAZ – Principal of Hamanchil School – From theory to particular.

ROBERT K. LOGAN, PhD (University of Toronto) – The model of community of practice and knowledge management.

ANDREW MCLUHAN – Director, The McLuhan Institute – ‘(Smart) City as Classroom.’ 

ALEXANDER KUSKIS, PhD (University of Toronto) – Marshall McLuhan’s prescriptions for institutional learning in the post-literate era.

ADDENDUM: (June 26, 2020) – The link for viewing this webinar on YouTube:

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