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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

Sr. Educational Advisor, itslearning
I started as an ESL and World History teacher. After graduate schools I was an Artist-in-residence in Kentucky Public Schools and later Studio Art (Tenured) Professor in PA. I got to design and teach blended and online Art History courses in 2003, to make it easier for students to... Read More →
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Tom Ingram

Director of Information Technology, Escambia County School District
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Tricia Kennedy

Exec. Dir. of Instructional Development & Support, 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... Read More →

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