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Written by Jessi | July 2, 2015

Everything You Need to Know to Attend SXSWedu on a Budget

There's tremendous value, both professionally and personally, in attending an education conference. Conferences offer you opportunities for continued learning, a fresh perspective, insights into new techniques and tools, new connections and so much more! That said, one of the biggest factors preventing education professionals from taking part in conference events is the cost associated with attending. SXSWedu has worked hard to reduce and eliminate financial barriers for teachers and education professionals wishing to attend the March event. So here's the inside scoop on how to attend SXSWedu on a budget!

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Written by Gaby | June 25, 2015

Welcome to PanelPicker

Each year SXSWedu relies on you, the passionate education community, to create session ideas for the upcoming event. PanelPicker, the official crowdsourcing platform for session programming, allows you to enter for a chance to have your innovative session idea selected, as well as vote on all submissions to help shape SXSWedu 2016. This is truly your event and now is the time to enter for a chance to speak!

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Written by Chandler | June 23, 2015

ChangeMakers Series: Lindsey Own

At SXSWedu we’re proud to host a community of passionate leaders in education, always on the lookout for creative innovations in and out of the classroom. In celebration of this, we are excited to share our ChangeMaker series highlighting individuals who are making changes in their own communities. Meet this week’s ChangeMaker, Lindsey Own, Innovative Learning Strategist at The Evergreen School: