'World's Most Famous Teacher' in a Live Conversation on WizIQ

ROYALSTON, Massachusetts, September 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Rafe Esquith, the most famous teacher in the world, according to Washington Post, will be in a conversation on WizIQ. This conversation will be broadcasted live via the WizIQ Virtual Classroom at 07:00 PM (EST) on September 5, 2013.

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A public school teacher for 31 years, Rafe Esquith has lead his class of fifth graders of Room 56 at Hobart Elementary School, a high-poverty school in Los Angeles, to attend the finest colleges in the world. The school, where most students drop out before high-school, his students go to top colleges.

Author of several bestselling books like 'Real Talk for Real Teachers' and 'Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire', Rafe is the only K-12 teacher in history to be honored with 'National Medal of the Arts' by the President in 2003. He is also an honorary Member of the Order of the British Empire and a recipient of Compassion in Action Award by the Dalai Lama.

For years, he has run the famous Shakespeare Program, where all his students appear in at least one full length production a year.

In a conversation with Dr. Nellie Deutsch, he will share his thoughts about the American Education System, the Common Cores, and other Orwellian nightmares, and how they are driving some of the finest educators out of the profession after years of dedicated and effective service.

Rafe, through his personal experiences of teaching in Room 56, will mentor teachers on how they can continue to do a good job and have fun in spite of The System.

Dr. Nellie Deutsch, a well-known education expert, will present this session on WizIQ Conversations. For more details and participating in the live conversation, visit: http://go.wiziq.com/2p56.

WizIQ Conversations connect people from around the world in live and open conversations. Creative minds from various fields and interest groups are invited to share their success stories and ideas. Through these conversations, one can connect with world renowned experts, learn about their backgrounds, how they became successful, and their plans for the future.

It also gives fans a chance to meet their favorite celebrity online, in the virtual classroom and interact with them where they can talk to them and ask their questions.

About WizIQ

WizIQ is an award-winning online education platform that offers SaaS based virtual classroom software and complete course delivery system for teachers, trainers, colleges and universities, high schools, and training and tutoring centers. WizIQ has over 250,000 teachers and 3 million learners using the platform in more than 100 countries around the world. WizIQ's Virtual Classroom is also available on tablet devices and supports 19 languages, including Arabic and European languages. For more information, visit: http://www.wiziq.com.

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