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The Future of EdTech Starts Here!
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Tuesday, May 24 • 10:30am - 11:15am
Got EdTech Challenges? Get Standards

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Today's EdTech landscape is fast-moving and rapidly changing, making it a challenge for districts. Districts are trying to use digital content and tools to engage students in learning. Although there are many challenges to transforming to a student-centered approach, none are greater than the challenge to prepare teachers for the change.How are you preparing your teachers? Join Beatriz Arnillas (Houston ISD), Tricia Kennedy (Gwinnett) and Tom Ingram (Escambia) as they examine the greatest educational problems facing K-12 districts and how some districts are leveraging IMS standards to assist them in preparing teachers for their 21st century learners.

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Beatriz Arnillas

Director IT - Instructional Technology, Houston ISD
My background is in the Visual Arts. I taught Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Women Studies and Art History in various Higher Education organizations. I learned to use all the Adobe tools to make digital art, design brochures, lesson plans, training, digital video and HTML back in the 90s. My career evolved on to Education Administration, designing online courses, developing professional staff, and leadership development in the Oil & Gas... Read More →
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Tom Ingram

Director of Information Technology, Escambia County School District
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Tricia Kennedy

Executive Director of eCLASS Transformation, Gwinnett County Public Schools
Tricia Kennedy is executive director for eCLASS Transformation for Gwinnett County Public Schools. In this role she facilitates the cross divisional development and implementation of eCLASS, a digital content, learning assessment and support system. The objective of the eCLASS initiative is to provide all Gwinnett teachers and students with access to digital content and resources that expand the walls of the classroom and engage students in... Read More →

Tuesday May 24, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
Salon L

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