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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Free webinar this Thursday: Using Digital Tools to Personalize Learning and Empower Student Thinking
What: "Using Digital Tools to Personalize Learning & Empower Student Thinking"
Sponsored by DreamBox Learning
In this webinar you’ll hear from Julie Evans, CEO of Project Tomorrow, about the latest findings from the Speak Up National Research Project, and how digital tools are transforming teaching and learning. Topics will include learning with technology, 21st century skills, and STEM instruction. She will be joined by Dr. Tim Hudson, former high school math teacher and K–12 Math Curriculum Coordinator for Parkway School District in Missouri, and now Senior Director of Curriculum Design at DreamBox Learning, Inc., who will lead the discussion on how digital experiences in the K–8 math classroom can empower students to think independently, receive specific feedback, and self-direct their learning to achieve rigorous learning outcomes.
Discussion topics will include:
How K-12 learning and teaching is being transformed by digital tools
How administrators, teachers, and students are using technology to support learning
What the future for personalized, blended learning in the elementary and middle school classroom looks like