Select Criteria: Session Type = Spotlight Session

Tuesday, March 17, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Room: Columbia 11 & 12
  • Session Number: 022
Chicago Public Schools recently announced a first-of-its-kind Curriculum Equity Initiative to ensure that students in every part of Chicago can benefit from high-quality curriculum and instructional resources. Working with leading K-12 educational publishers, the district is building a digital content delivery system designed to provide equitable access to learning resources... Read More
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Kara Thorstenson
Director of Libraries and Instructional Technology
Chicago Public Schools
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Tim Beekman
President and Co-Founter
SAFARI Montage
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  • Spotlight Session

Tuesday, March 17, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room: Columbia 11 & 12
  • Session Number: 013
At the core of the practice is powerful teaching, driven by educators who reframe their practice to put students at the center of the experience. This session will explore a framework - the LEAP Learning Framework - that has helped thousands of educators rethink their approach to learning and teaching.... Read More
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Chris Dede
Speaker
Edith Gummer
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  • Spotlight Session

Tuesday, March 17, 3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

  • Room: Columbia 11 & 12
  • Session Number: 045
Check out how other edtech leaders are leveraging technology.  CoSN/AASA’s EmpowerED Digital Superintendent Award winner will share their story....
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  • Spotlight Session

Wednesday, March 18, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Room: Columbia 11 & 12
  • Session Number: 069
Changes in technology require all teachers, parents, and students to learn the what, why, and how of innovation. Universal Design for Learning is a framework for designing learning experiences that meet the needs of all learners. While most often thought of as a framework for designing classroom instruction, UDL can... Read More
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  • Spotlight Session

Wednesday, March 18, 10:40 AM - 11:40 AM

  • Room: Columbia 11 & 12
  • Session Number: 070
Since coining the phrase “Digital Divide” in the late 90’s, Larry Irving has been a staunch advocate for working to eliminate the Digital Divide. As a key architect of President Clinton’s telecommunications policy, Larry recognized early on the educational, economic, political, and social inequality impact between those who have technology... Read More
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Larry Irving
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  • Spotlight Session