Educators can now receive continuing professional education credits when they attend SXSWedu through a partnership with Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE). We know how important professional development is for educators and are very excited about this partnership to support our growing community.
The 2016 SXSWedu Expo is a free event designed to encourage and inspire learners of all ages to identify and reach their education and career goals. Join us on Tuesday, March 8 9am-6pm for the 2016 event. This past year the Expo brought close to 6,000 attendees made up of students, educators, parents and more!
Each year SXSWedu offers a limited number of need-based registration scholarships to educators, students and others who demonstrate a financial barrier and who would benefit from attending SXSWedu, March 7-10, 2016 in Austin, Texas. The 2016 scholarship winners have been selected, congratulations to this year's recipients!
What do you look for in professional development? Do you consider "innovation" and "technology" to be synonyms? What drives innovation? Find out what the rest of the SXSWedu community thinks in this month's Community Update!
SXSWedu has had the fortune to screen inspiring films from around the world that highlight issues in education as an entertaining and compelling addition to the program. You can see a comprehensive list of films from the past three years on the Past Screenings page.
The deadline to register for SXSWedu 2016 at the lowest rate of the season is this Friday, September 11 at 11:59PM CT! Registering at this rate will help you significantly save on the cost to attend the Conference & Festival in Austin, Texas.
With a host of opportunities to participate at SXSWedu, the Playground provides organizations an outlet to connect with attendees on a deeper level. Fueled by innovation through discovery, this learning space stimulates exploration, creativity, discovery and participation.
The Playground features a number of educational pursuits highlighting maker, STEM, gaming, virtual learning, accessibility, arts integration and more. Innovative organizations that align with these interests should consider submitting an application to be considered and positioned at the forefront of such forward thinking conversations. Continue reading to learn the top five reasons to participate:
Among other declining trends seen in PanelPicker this year, the appearance of less "tech" is one of the more surprising findings. Last year, "tech" was mentioned 292 times, but this year, the word is referenced less than half that amount in only 140 proposals (52% decrease). Is "tech" finally implied in new learning practices, or is the community dismissing tech-centric tools altogether?
Education, much like culture, is different around the world. That’s why we tout Location as one of the Five Elements of Diversity. Whether we’re aligning curriculum to the common core, focusing on our prépas to enter one of the grandes écoles, or motivating our Hauptschule students to do well, we bring different experiences and ideas to the table.
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