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Measuring Personalized Professional Learning: A Three-Year Study of What Works Best, For Whom, Under What Conditions, and Why

Virtual

Over the past three years, Lindsay Unified School District has collaborated with The Learning Accelerator to measure the effectiveness of their personalized professional learning program. Ultimately, the district sought to understand “the black box” of which combinations of professional learning would lead to the greatest student growth. This seminar will share lessons learned and help…

Free

Putting Data to Work: Formative Evaluation and Continuous Improvement in Transformative Education Efforts

Virtual

In this webinar with WestEd and KnowledgeWorks, engage with researchers, practitioners, and district leaders to explore how we’re using continuous improvement as a critical component in the formative evaluation of our ongoing work with the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction. We are two years into a five-year implementation of personalized, competency-based learning in districts…

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TxLx School Operations Guide Deep Dive

Virtual

Join Texas Learning Exchange (TxLx) project teams for an overview and a deeper look into the School Operations Guide. Bring your questions, suggestions and challenges to discuss with authors and other leaders! Presenters: Chris Coxon, Educate Texas Caroline Vander Ark, Getting Smart Eric Nentrup, Getting Smart Devin Vodicka, Altitude Learning Katie Martin, Altitude Learning John…

Free

Who’s Gonna Watch These Damn Kids?

Virtual

A conversation about the challenges and need to innovate in education today. Join Startland and presenting partner Fishtech for a virtual, lunch-time discussion about education and the challenges facing students, educators and parents during a global pandemic. With parents and students working and learning from home, who has time to watch the kids?! Kitchen tables…

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Never Let A Crisis Go to Waste: Transforming the K-12 System

Virtual

As a system that is both massive and hyper-localized, creating change in American K-12 education can feel impossibly daunting and slow moving. And yet today due to the crisis of COVID-19, we are in a place where school cannot operate as it always has. While the default response may be to recreate as closely as…

NVIDIA GTC – Free For Students and Educators

Virtual

NVIDIA’s GTC Online event is happening October 5-9, featuring a huge catalog of 350+ on-demand sessions. Free sign-up for students and educators.

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This Is Our Chance Film Festival

Virtual

A virtual film festival about the intersection of Race, Education, and Youth Empowerment. The COVID-19 pandemic has up-ended the regular school experience for nearly 2 billion young people worldwide. At the same time, communities are confronting the insidious realities of systemic racism and grappling with how it shows up in schools. Both crises demand we step into a…

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Difference Making: The Innovation Superpower

Virtual

Difference making is the superpower of the innovation economy. Employers, impact investors, and community leaders are looking for people that can spot opportunity, build a change initiative, and deliver value. This session will highlight the KEEN network of colleges that cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset, the One Stone Lab School in Boise, a community program for…

Learning with the Power of Place

Virtual

Placed-Based Education (“PBE”) is an immersive learning experience that “places students in local heritage, cultures, landscapes, opportunities and experiences, using these as a foundation for the study of language arts, mathematics, social studies, science and other subjects across the curriculum.” PBE is also a natural complement to Personalized and Project-Based Learning, providing a way to…

Evolución | Latinx Education Conference

Virtual

Register Here The Latinx Education Collaborative will be hosting its third annual leadership and professional development conference for Latinx education professionals (and friends), "Evolución", on October 24, 2020, online. Last year, featured speakers included Dr. Francisco Guajardo, CEO, Museum of South Texas History,  Latinas Represent! Luncheon Panel with Selina Rios, Susana Elizarraraz, Cecilia Cuevas, &…