Drawing on his book "Education and the Commercial Mindset" (Harvard University Press, 2016), Samuel E. Abrams will discuss the growing role of commercial firms and concepts in public education.
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).
We often hear talk about the need for privacy, security, and encryption. This session will help people make simple, practical choices around sharing their information, or protecting their information. Best of all: it's easy.
This presentation will share how shifting to openly licensed educational resources is imperative for PK-12 school districts across the country. This address will focus on what openly licensed educational resources are, how school districts across the country are making this transition, and why it is important students and educators.
Words matter. And how we combine words together in a language that supports the development of next generation learning spaces is essential for the design of spaces that make a difference for kids. Join us to begin developing an understanding of the vocabulary of design, and how you can use a new language to inform the creation of learning spaces that matter.