Leading Innovation in Schools
Space is limited to 50 people
How do we help our students learn today and prepare them for a rapidly changing world? A driving force behind this change is technology. It affects the way we communicate, the way we work, the way we live day-to-day. It also empowers every individual—and every learner—to create amazing things and make a difference in the world. But first, we need to raise the bar for what’s expected, and what’s possible, for learning with technology.
Brent D. Frey is part of Apple’s Education team, working with school leaders to leverage technology to transform learning. Prior to Apple, Brent served for 18 years as a teacher, principal, and technology director in Pennsylvania. He holds a BS Ed in Technology Education and an MS Ed in Education Administration.
Embark on a collaborative and exploratory design process to reflect on the purpose of secondary school. Create a shareable artifact that conveys what you and your community believe a secondary school graduate should know and be able to do.
Justin Reich is an educational researcher interested in the future of learning in a networked world. He is the executive director of the PK-12 Initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a research scientist in the MIT Office of Digital Learning, and a lecturer in the Scheller Teacher Education Program. He is also a Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, and the co-founder of EdTechTeacher, a professional learning consultancy devoted to helping teachers leverage technology to create student-centered, inquiry-based learning environments.
This session will be focused on integrating the day’s discussions and exploring implications and next steps for the VSA’s Agenda for a World Class Education.
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