Tuesday, March 10
Are you at SXSWedu? Attend Julie Evans’s panel with Dr. Kari Stubbs, Dr. Mila Thomas Fuller, and Dr. Kecia Ray.
This panel brings together female change agents intentionally gathered from across the ed tech space with the hope of examining the unique role women can play at this interesting nexus of education and technology. The discussion will be anchored around data on the presence, role, and level of influence of female voices in education and will include personal histories and testimonies on the growth in this field.
Join the conversation to hear from and interact with Nashville district leadership, the CEO of Project Tomorrow, a Vice President from BrainPOP, and the Director of the National Council of Teachers of English, all of whom have been national leaders in their field and have lent their expertise and vision to the work of the board of ISTE, the International Society of Technology in Education. Research has demonstrated that the today’s young girls and women need role models in technology fields to develop self-efficacy in these fields. While women have dominated the teaching profession for over the past century, the role of women as technology leaders within education is still emerging.
This interactive discussion explores multiple paths to ed tech leadership, including through university doctoral work, leadership with state and federal grants, school district leadership, lending thought influence to visionary agencies such as Horizon K12 and Digital Promise, research expertise, corporate America or a membership association, and contributing to the industry conversation through publications and at conferences such as SXSWedu. The experiences of this diverse panel of education technology leaders will provide invaluable input into new best practices for supporting young girls and women in this field. Whether you are examining how to further your own personal voice in the space, grow your PLN and exploring new professional career paths, or you are interested in how to leverage the experiences of women who are currently in this field to mentor and coach the next great generation of female ed tech leaders, this is a conversation you won’t want to miss.
Take some time to read about the Symposium on Parent Engagement October 22nd! Julie Evans, Project Tomorrow’s CEO, will be presenting on timely matters concerning education.
Be sure to vote for Julie in the SXSWEdu panel. Tomorrow, September 6th, is the last day to vote! Click the webtile below for more information.
Tomorrow is is also National Flipped Day! Flip your classroom and tell us about your experiences on October 2nd, when Speak Up surveys launch. Visit this link for more information:http://thejournal.com/articles/2013/09/03/national-flipped-day-encourages-flipping-classrooms-with-free-lessons.aspx
As always, be sure to share your thoughts with us in the comments below!
Have a great evening.
-The Project Tomorrow team
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Friday is “National Flipped Day!” For more information, visit this link: http://thejournal.com/articles/2013/09/03/national-flipped-day-encourages-flipping-classrooms-with-free-lessons.aspx
Teachers, “Flip” your classroom on Friday, September 6th, and tell us about your experience on our Speak Up surveys, which begin October 2nd! Don’t know what flipped learning is? Check out our blog post detailing it here!
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― Martin Luther King Jr.
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― Margaret Mead
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― Nelson Mandela
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― Phil Collins
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Vote for Julie
Julie Evans, Project Tomorrow’s CEO, regularly gives insightful and thought-provoking presentations on current educational trends directly affecting our children, schools, educators, and communities.
Have you seen one of Julie’s presentations? You may see her work by logging onto our website here.
Julie has the unique opportunity to speak with a panel of other educational visionaries through SXSWEdu!
With your help, we can bring this important and valuable discussion to fruition.
We would so appreciate you logging on, registering, and casting a vote for Julie’s panel here! Voting is currently live, and will run through Friday, September 6th.
Thank you for your active and continued support in Project Tomorrow!
March 3-6, 2014 in Austin, Texas will be a formative four-day conference highlighting pivotal trends and topics in education lead by pioneers and visionaries in the educational field.
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