We all attend conferences for exposure to the brilliance imparted by industry thought-leaders; of which there is no short supply at SXSWedu 2015. However, much of the progress that stems from convenings happens when post-session inspiration collides with a new connection in the industry. To foster these conversations, a variety of social and networking events have been planned on your behalf.
There is no place like Austin, Texas during SXSWedu to refine your craft, explore your interests and meet new people – but those experiences reach far beyond the city limits in 2015. This year journey from Mozambique to Hong Kong, from Australia and beyond to discover what educators, students, business leaders, policymakers and researchers are working on to further teaching and learning around the world.
Finding outlets for creativity in education is more important than ever with a continued push to support the development of tech skills in the classroom. The move from STEM to STEAM is a nice evolution of this path, but we've found many instances of creative solutions being pursued at the event this year.