10 Reasons We’re Excited to Attend the Responsive Conference

Education Elements

This year, four of us from Education Elements (Megan Katie, Jill, and Keara) will be attending the Responsive Conference , September 13-14 at Zappo’s Headquarters in Las Vegas.

The Top 7 Education Conferences That Weren’t on Your Radar

Education Elements

The best conferences are generally those that expand your thinking, reframe a current problem, provide practical recommendations, and encourage networking. That makes us a bit of an expert on which conferences rise to the top.

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Reflections on our Epic Personalized Learning Summit

Education Elements

I almost feel like I could both start and end this post with just those 4 words and a short description of what it was like to be in a room full of educators singing and dancing their hearts out (some in costume!) on Thursday night of Education Elements' 3rd Annual Personalized Learning Summit. Personalized Learning Blended Learning Education Education Elements School Districts communicationsEpic Lip Sync Battle.

3 Takeaways from the Inaugural Digital Learning Annual Conference

Education Superhighway

Seven years ago, a wide-scale digital learning conference was unheard of because the majority of school districts across the country weren’t equipped with the infrastructure or technology to implement a robust digital curriculum.

PL Summit 2018: 3 Days of Shaping the Future of Education

Education Elements

It is hard to make something better each year and yet, somehow, as I reflect on the Education Elements Personalized Learning Summit 2018 , it feels like we have done it. 750 people is a lot of people for a conference that four years ago had less than 150! It’s five days since the Summit ended and I am still energized by the energy and passion of every one of the 750 people who attended.

Saturday is the Online Global Student Conference - "STEM + Entrepreneurship" (plus we make our call for volunteers!)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below You Will Find: More information on the conference; A full list of the current student sessions is below (with more still coming in!); VOLUNTEERS As usual, for our "peer-to-peer" online conferences, we depend on great volunteer moderators to help our presenters in their sessions rooms.

Vote for Digital Promise’s SXSW and SXSW EDU 2018 Session Ideas

Digital Promise

Every day at Digital Promise, we work with leading educators, researchers, and developers across the country to help close the Digital Learning Gap and improve learning for all. Through this work, we see powerful examples of innovation across education — from students creating their own virtual reality (VR) films, to researchers working with technology developers to improve edtech efficacy, to educators rethinking their own professional development with the use of micro-credentials.

[Guest Post] The Future of Learning is Now

Education Elements

I was working in the trenches of the most confrontational aspect of education reform, trying to get laws passed to authorize vouchers, charter schools, tax-credits scholarships and education savings accounts. All the while, it was obvious to me that urgent measures had to be taken to radically transform the educational opportunities America’s children had as they entered the 21st century. Personalized Learning Education Leaders

How Mastery Design Collaborative Helps Schools Redesign their Models to Personalize Learning

Edsurge

Prior to launching the nonprofit organization, both co-founders worked together at Education Elements , consulting with districts around designing and implementing blended learning models. Bolar brings consulting experience from Deloitte and has educational roots from his role as a program director for Teach for America as well as his work as an eighth grade algebra teacher in Compton, CA. Education Technology

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

(National) Education Politics. “To Understand Betsy DeVos ’s Educational Views, View Her Education,” says The New York Times. Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “A Task Force With Falwell Is Happening, White House Says.” ” Via Buzzfeed : “The Education Department Quietly Invited Anti-LGBT Groups To A Father’s Day Event.” State and Local) Education Politics. ” Immigration and Education.