SXSWedu is beyond thrilled to release the first big programming announcement for the 2015 SXSWedu Conference & Festival, March 9-12 in Austin, Texas. This news includes more than 150 sessions, the 2015 opening keynote, a diverse lineup of featured sessions, the first of many compelling eduFILM screenings, Playground Talks and Hands On presentations. Check out all of the goodness now and register to attend the event before the upcoming discount deadline.
Have you checked out the Featured Sessions already and want more ways to re-live all the amazing content from SXSWedu 2014? All of this year's Keynotes presentations are now available for you to watch and enjoy! Whether you’re interested in civil rights through education, the role of technology in the classroom, or are looking to be inspired-- the 2014 Keynotes have something for you!
Every year SXSWedu seeks to highlight thought provoking speakers with the goal of bringing today’s leading issues in education to light. On Wednesday, March 5, Rod Paige will take the SXSWedu stage for an enlightening Keynote conversation, moderated by Evan Smith of The Texas Tribune, addressing a number of topics, most notably the perspective that education is the civil rights issue of the 21st century.
SXSWedu is thrilled to announce Norma and Vivienne Ming to Keynote SXSWedu 2014 in addition to Featured Speaker additions, Jeffrey Charbonneau, Paula Kerger and Francisco Cigarroa! Keynote and Featured Speakers at SXSWedu are noteworthy presenters selected to spotlight unique perspectives, leading topics and trends in education today. Learn more about the thought leaders revealed in today’s announcement now!
Charles, a history teacher from the Bronx, founded DonorsChoose.org in 2000 with the goal of making it easy for anyone to donate to schools in need. Public school teachers, all across America, post various classroom projects on the site and anyone can make a donation, large or small. When a school project reaches its funding goal, the materials are shipped to the school for teacher and student use.
This year's SXSWedu Conference & Festival brought together many ideas and themes surrounding the present and future of education. At the heart of many of the dynamic discussions was one of the most important voices: teachers and educators.
Wrapping up the exciting 2013 Conference & Festival, Bill Gates delivered an unforgettable closing keynote presentation to the SXSWedu community of passionate education stakeholders from across the learning landscape, March 7 in Austin, Texas.
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) were a hot topic at this year's SXSWedu Conference & Festival. In a special keynote conversation moderated by Laura Pappano of The New York Times, Coursera co-founder Andrew Ng and edX President Anant Agarwal discussed the potential massive open online courses hold in addressing today's challenges in education.