Thursday, June 18, 2015

Speak Up Family and Friends: The BbWorld 2015 Teaching and Learning Day Pass from Blackboard

Technology can only improve student success when paired with great teaching. Our friends at Blackboard invite higher education and K-12 educators to Teaching & Learning Day at BbWorld. This special day pass includes access to a series of sessions designed just for those working in the classroom—whether online, brick and mortar, or a mix of the two.

The day will open with an inspirational keynote from TED speaker Adora Svitak. Following, breakout sessions and panels will discuss key topics in education today. Check out the highlighted sessions below to see what’s in store:

Higher Education Program Highlights:
  1. Panel: The Ins and Outs of Designing Exemplary courses
  2. Session: Increasing Student Engagement
  3. Session: Best Practices for Accessible Course Design
  4. Session: Course design for online courses
K-12 Program Highlights:
  1. Featured speakers: Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams on Flipped Classrooms
  2. Session: Competency based digital learning
  3. Session: Transitioning to blended learning
  4. Panel: Parents and school-to-home communications
  5. Panel:  The Flip Side: A Flipped Learning Panel
  6. Panel: Powerful Professional Development to Prepare Teachers for Digital Learning
The Teaching and Learning Day Pass is only $199 and includes access to all BbWorld programing on Wednesday July 22. To access this special day-rate, use the code BBW199 at bbworld.com.

To learn more, visit Blackboard's website.