Why Is K-12 Education So Slow to Change?
Monday, March 6
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown - Salon G
Miami-Dade County Public Schools - Superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools
- Teacher International Trainer Keynote Speaker & Bestselling Author
CoSN - Consortium for School Networking - CEO
McGraw-Hill Education - Group Pres, US Education, McGraw-Hill Education
From smart phones to electric cars, new innovations have reshaped virtually every aspect of our lives. Even in higher ed, digital instructional tools and flipped classrooms are changing the experience for professors and students. Why then have many of our K-12 classrooms remained so firmly rooted in the 20th century? Is there something inherently change-resistant about our K-12 schools? A visionary district superintendent, an ed tech industry leader and an educator discuss what change can look like when a school or classroom breaks out. How can educators and leaders ignite change in their schools and communities to truly transform instruction and learning? Walk away with a vision for change.
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