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SXSWedu 2015

Ed-tech for Educational Inclusion

To explore how Ed-tech and adaptive learning tools are transforming learning to reach all students and minimize institutional educational disparity. New approaches to teaching and learning are providing us with unprecedented opportunities to break the legacies of educational inequality and open doors to economic opportunity. Panelists will discuss the connection between new learning technologies and educational inclusion in addition to disruptive strategies to prepare all of today’s students.

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Takeaways

  1. Recognize how adaptive learning tools are addressing the issues of educational inequality.
  2. Stimulate conversations around new learning technologies and educational inclusion.
  3. Identify disruptive strategies to prepare today’s students for the demands of our 21st century economy.

Speakers

  • Jessie Woolley-Wilson, President & CEO, DreamBox Learning Inc.
  • Sehreen NoorAli, Director of Partnerships, Noodle Education; EdTechWomen
  • Christine Johns, Superintendent, Utica Community Schools
  • LeVar Burton, Host and Executive Producer, Reading Rainbow

Organizer

Stefanie Fricke, Group Manager, Weber Shandwick

Meta Information:

  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Panel Discussion
  • Track: Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
  • Level: Basic Understanding
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