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eMotives: The Truth Behind Student Behavior

Graphic Novel

Pick up Dr. Philip Hickman’s third book entitiled eMotivies:  The Truth Behind Student Behavior to help other educators understand the issues and pressures that students are facing these days; recognize that focusing on academics is a herculean effort for some students; and figure out how to make education more accessible to students.


Dr. Philip Hickman

Dr. Philip Hickman is a transformational leader in K-12 education and educational technology. … Dr. Hickman is an AASA Nationally Certified Superintendent and continues to be a leading authority presenting at many of the top Ed Tech and Personalized Learning conferences in the nation.

As the Founder & CEO of Plabook, I’ve led the development and growth of an education-tech product with a focus on enhancing learning and reading through immersive media.

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Superintendent of a Pre-K through 12th grade public school district. A United States Department of  Education Technology Ambassador and International Society of Educational Technology in Education (ISTE) digital transformational leader award winner.


2018 LaunchKC Winner

2017 Top 30 Most Innovative by Tom Vander Ark

2016 International Society of Technology Education Award Winner

2016 Center of Digital Education Award Winner

2015 United States Department of Education National Technology OER Ambassador

2012 Crystal Apple Award

2012 Top 40 under 40 by Kansas City Business Journal

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Stop Dribbling Footballs is a new and unique approach to understanding individualized instruction and provides an opportunity for educators to challenge and rethink their approach to educating students’ behavioral norms.


Leadership, Education and Technology

Speakers at the 2018 SXSW Conference

A professional speaker with extensive experience in the field of education, Dr. Phillip W. Van Hickman has led workshops for the United States Department of Education. Also a speaker at numerous conferences, Dr. Phillip W. Van Hickman has spoken at the SXSW Conference...

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