Ed Tech 2013: Powering Up Success

Education leaders and school IT experts from the district, state, and national levels discuss how digital tools can be used to raise student achievement during the recent Education Week Leadership Forum, Ed Tech 2013: Powering Up Success. Sponsored by:ACT

Don’t miss these must-see video interviews:

Sheryl Abshire: Build Your Own Private Cloud
Sherlyl Abshire explains why it’s important for schools to build their own cloud services.

Jhone Ebert: The Impact of Common Core Assessments

Jhone Ebert emphasizes the importance of getting students familiar with the technology and devices before the new Common Core assessments in 2014 begin.

Melissa Dodd: PD Accountability
Melisa Dodd of the Boston Public School system talks about keeping PD transparent and accountable.

Christine Johns: Ed Tech Teacher PD and Accountability
Dr. Christine Johns discusses teacher professional development and accountability.

Kecia Ray: The Role for Instructional Designers in Developing the K-12 Educational Environment
Kecia Ray, the president of ISTE, discussess the role of instructional designers.

Themistocles Sparangis: How Imporant it Is for Large Districts to Work as Collaborators with Their Innovative Charter Schools
Themistocles Sparangis, of the Los Angeles public school district, talks about the need to work with charters in your district.

View the entire collection of Powering Up Success videos.

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