Members of the Academic-Zone team will be attending the 3rd Annual Education Technology Strategies for K-12 Schools, Colleges, and Universities Summit on Tuesday February 26th and Wednesday February 27th 2013. The Education Technology Summit is “an exclusive forum that provides knowledge and insights for education technology professionals and educators on strategies to build 21st Century schools. Attendees will walk away with the tools they need to redefine the education and learning paradigms of their institution.” The conference is organized by Strategy Institute. Strategy Institute has been a facilitator of information sharing for over 15 years. They provide education decision-makers with the knowledge and tools they need to cultivate an engaged and creative learning environment for all Canadians.
This year’s agenda has a bountiful list of education leaders from across North America that will be speaking on education technology throughout the two day event. The main topics of discussion for this year’s conference are listed below.
Source 12 strategies to enhance teaching and learning:
- Redefine outdated teaching models to enhance personalized learning
- Bridge the transition gap to post-secondary education
- Embrace BYOD and build it into your curriculum to enable new learning opportunities
- Get a handle on your performance measurements through data analytics
- Improve learning outcomes through the integration of emerging technologies
- Secure faculty buy-in with effective professional development tactics
- Leverage the interactive value of social media to create a connected classroom
- Enable peer-learning and class-collaboration time with flipped classrooms
- Source scalable and cost-effective solutions to your education technology deployments
- Innovate how you teach and engage students with game-based learning methodologies
- Support new learning environments for your students with MOOCs
- Make the case to fund your technology deployment projects under tight budgets
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