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Apps that Close the GAP: Using Technology to Accelerate Achievement

The Village Scholar Foundation & The Institute for Urban and Minority Education

Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

New York, NY

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Using Technology to Accelerate Achievement in Black and Latino Students while incorporating Common Core Standards into Classroom Instruction.

 

8:30am-9:00am Registration and Breakfast
  
 

9:00am-9:45am Welcoming Remarks & Keynote Address


Jaime Casap: Global Education Evangelist, Google Inc.

 


10:00 m-11:00am  Virtual Villages Panel

 If it takes a village to raise a child, can that village be virtual? This panel will explore technologies and platforms that enable people to create virtual villages for intervention, collaboration, learning, and sharing resources for and with youth. #DigitalVillages #SocialMedia

 

Panelist 1

Dr. Carolyn P Rosé                                                                                            

Associate Professor, Language Technologies

Insitute and Human-Computer Interaction Institute              

Carnegie Mellon University


Panelist 2

Serita Cox

Co-founder
iFoster (Online resources and community for foster families)

  

Panelist 3 

Joliz Cedeño                                                                                                      

Program Associate                                                                                               

Global Kids (global peer to peer youth mentoring and community)

 

Moderator: Dr. Rashad Shabazz, Assistant Professor,

Department of Geography, University of Vermont

 


11:15am-12:30pm Digital Citizenship Panel

 

How do we prepare urban youth to become engaged, ethical, and productive participants in a 21st century, technology driven, hyper connected world.  This panel will highlight methods and practices to help youth develop the professional skills and critical awareness needed to be Digital Citizens. #digitalcitizenship #CriticalMedia

 

Panelist 1

Rebecca Garcia 

Founder                                                                                                                  

Coder Dojo (Teaching youth how to write computer code)

 

Panelist 2 

Désirée Bayonet                                                                                              

Curriculum Developer                                                                                  

iCivics.org (Teaching civics through games)

  

Panelist 3

Andrew Gardner                                                                                                     

Senior Manager                                                                                                    

BrainPOP (educational game apps for complex concepts 

 

Moderator: Dr. C. Brandon Ogbunu, Fellow, Department of Organismic

Evloutionary Biology, Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

 

                                    12:15pm-1:00pm: Lunch & Digital Salon

 

1:00pm-2:00pm  Future Technologies, Today

The future has arrived. This panel will highlight breakthrough technologies and practices that enable students to be active agents in their own learning while offering individualized support to students, teachers, and parents. Come and hear how you can put these future technologies to use in your classroom, today. #Pedagogy #21stCenturyLearning  #BorneDigital

  

Panelist 1 

Dr. Ryan Baker (Leading expert in educational data mining)

Associate Professor & Sachs Distinguished Lecturer

Teachers College, Columbia University

 

Panelist 2

Jessie Woolley-Wilson
President & CEO
DreamBox Learning (Adaptive Math Instruction)

 

Panelist 3

Daniel Fountenberry                                                                                            

Founder                                                                                                                      

Borne Digital (Adaptive Digital Books)

 

2:45pm - 3:00pm   Closing Remarks & Final Address

Larry NelsonWorldwide Managing Director, Global Education Partners , Microsoft

  

*For more information, please email Ashley: info@GapAppSummit.com*

 

 


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Teachers College, Columbia University (Cowin Center)
525 West 120th Street
New York, NY 10027

Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)


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