Personalized Learning and Tech Equity Under COVID-19

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COVID-19 and the shift to remote learning, either full-time or part-time, have made such efforts even more difficult in many places. Too many students still do not have adequate access to Wi-Fi or digital learning devices to engage in meaningful remote or hybrid learning; opportunities to engage in professional development remain insufficient; and building academic… Read More ›

EdPalooza 2020

2020 has sounded an urgent call to action on behalf of students and their future. On December 1-3, 2020, Governor Jeb Bush and ExcelinEd will host EdPalooza, a thought-provoking, action-inducing virtual convening for anyone and everyone who wants to have an impact in education. Our own organization, KnowledgeWorks, will be leading a session on the… Read More ›

2020 Aurora Institute Symposium

Positioning Competency-Based Education as an Equity Strategy: Theory, Practice, and Evidence to Push the Field Session Learning Outcomes: Be able to describe how CBE can be a de-tracking/equity strategy, based on research, theory, and implementation stories from KnowledgeWorks partnerships. Leave with a greater understanding of the indicators that may be used to capture whether and… Read More ›

“A New Era of Learning: Futures Thinking for Education Programs”

Connect 2020

Prince’s session invites us to imagine new kinds of education structures, practices, roles, and programs that support the healthy development of young people, effective lifelong learning, and community vitality. Even as we navigate near-term disruption, five drivers of change are shaping what is possible for the future of learning. Explore how educators can keep their eyes… Read More ›

Summer Bash: Experiential Learning in an Age of Disruption

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This is a free virtual summit for education influencers to connect, create and build experience-powered learning communities.This event will be hosted by Northeastern University’s NExT Network and the Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) Network, two of the leading networks of experiential education. Using a flexible format, sessions will engage participants in discussions and presentations… Read More ›

Powerful Learning Conference

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This online conference hosted by the New Hampshire Learning Initiative will bring together NH educators. The event will feature presentations and workshops that address timely topics such as maintaining relationships during remote learning, using assessment to support student agency, competency-based grading systems, passion projects, and supporting families.  The conference has been designed to include varied… Read More ›

Respond, Reimagine, Restart

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This ASCD Virtual Conference will bring together practitioners and thought leaders to share their perspectives and offer insights, tools, and strategies to help you plan for the 2020–2021 school year. Virtual events will cover topics in areas including operational and budget considerations, equitable decisions on instruction, safety concerns, and preparing educators to best support students… Read More ›

Learning Revolution/Reinventing Schools Weekly Series

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This is a hub for daily online presentations, conferences, and events for educators. A set of time-zone-based calendars list all available sessions as they are scheduled on a rolling basis. The sessions will also be recorded and available to watch for free. The call for proposals is continually open. Presentation acceptances will be made on… Read More ›

Conference of Conversations

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This virtual conference will encourage real talk about real decisions facing school leaders today. It will prioritize topics and experiences over thought leaders or presumed experts in the field. The Modern Learners Community strives to create a culture of contribution where all voices are honored and respected. They feel through member contributions, greater perspective is… Read More ›

Horizons

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Hosted by Jobs for the Future, this 4-day virtual learning experience will focus on how to lay the foundation for an equitable economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The interactive online experience will feature networking sessions, virtual chats and a design challenge. Industry leaders will also give presentations exploring the ways in which education and… Read More ›

A New Way Forward Series: Building a Learner-Centered Future

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The COVID-19 pandemic has presented myriad challenges on multiple fronts but it has also provided a unique opening to reinvent how the education system serves our nation’s youth. Learner-centered leaders have been reinventing education in small pockets around the country for decades, and their expertise can help to transform education for every single child in… Read More ›

Emergency Remote Teaching and Learning Mini Conference

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This mini virtual conference will feature a variety sessions by well-known experts on topics to help teachers and leaders provide the best remote learning experience for students during closures due to COVID-19. Session topics will include culturally responsive approaches to remote learning, personalizing the online classroom, using assessment to improve online learning, and many others.… Read More ›