Middle school math skills are directly connected to later success in high school and career, but only 26% of 8th graders are math proficient. New technologies can shift that, however, offering new opportunities to close opportunity gaps – especially for our most vulnerable students. Learn about solutions turning the tide in student performance in a conversation with leaders prioritizing the importance of middle school math.
- Understand the link between middle school math skills and later success in high school and career paths.
- Explore innovative 21st-century technologies, such as artificial intelligence, that are enhancing middle school math education.
- Learn about technological solutions and creative strategies being used to boost student success, close opportunity gaps, and improve graduation rates.
- Kumar Garg, Vice President of Partnerships, Schmidt Futures
- Sidney DMello, Professor, University of Colorado Boulder
- April Murphy, Senior Learning Engineer, Carnegie Learning
- Bryan Richardson, Senior Program Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Kellen Buckley, Program Manager, The Learning Agency
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