Over the last few years, awareness of student data privacy and information security within educational technology has grown. While significant improvements have been made, no one feels that the job is done, or that the issue will recede into the background. This session pulls together four distinct perspectives on best practice and experiences ensuring that good educational technology use is grounded in an awareness of student privacy needs.
During each of the six breakout sessions throughout the weekend, a large number of conversations will take place. This site will help you organize your plan for the weekend and provide the relevant information for each conversation. After signing in, search through the conversations below and mark the sessions you are interested in to populate your personal schedule on the right (or below if on your mobile phone).
If extended, self-propelled, challenging learning experiences are critical preparation for life, what do we mean by "preparation"? How can we know whether students have learned how to learn--enough to thrive in the next stage of their education? How can we help them document and demonstrate their readiness?
We are in the middle of a Design Year for Science Leadership Academy Middle School. What makes Middle Schools great? What makes SLA great?
SLA students and teachers will lead an interactive workshop on inquiry and project based learning. Examples from SLA will be used to spark larger discussions about pedagogical strategies and challenges.
Ed/EdTech revolutions are starting in many ways and places, but are challenging to sustain. We'll share victories and challenges from one K12 battlefield and discuss ideas and strategies for maintaining forward progress and your own sanity.