What’s Happening Today: Monday, March 4

Welcome to SXSW EDU 2024! We could not be more excited to have you in Austin and kick off day one together.

First things first, be sure to pick up your badge. Head to Registration in Exhibit Hall 1 of the Austin Convention Center from 8:00am-8:00pm and grab yours today. Remember, that you will need your badge to be granted access to any programming.

Here’s a helpful tip – download the SXSW EDU GO app, available on iOS and Android, to stay up to date throughout the week. Check out some cool new mobile app features!

This morning, Dr. Kimberlé Crenshaw and Dr. Jonathan Cox will be taking the Keynote stage to explore the debate over Critical Race Theory (CRT) and unravel myths and misconceptions that challenge the opposition, setting a powerful tone for the week ahead. The Keynote will begin promptly at 10:00am in Ballroom D of the Austin Convention Center, or you can tune in live. You won’t want to miss this!

Today's Highlights

Austin East Side Art Walking Tour
8:00am-9:00am | Exhibit Hall 5, Foyer

Coffee Break
presented by The Allstate Foundation
9:00am-10:00am | ACC, Exhibit Hall 4 Networking Lounge

Keynote: Unraveling Myths About Critical Race Theory in Education
10:00am-11:00am | ACC, Ballroom D

Molecular Literacy: Teaching Chemistry Like Teaching Reading
11:30am – 1:00pm | Hilton, Salon E

Denise Pope Book Signing
12:30pm-1:00pm | ACC, Room 10C

Roundtable: Developing Culturally Responsive Math Curriculum
1:00pm-2:00pm | Hilton, Room 412

Film Screening & Q&A: We Are Columbine
1:30pm-3:05pm | ACC, Ballroom A

The Future of Democracy Starts in the Classroom
presented by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
2:30pm-3:30pm | Hilton, Salon C

Snack Break
presented by The University of Austin
3:00pm- 4:00pm | ACC, Exhibit Hall 4 Networking Lounge

Micro-Mystery: A Citizen Science Project for the Ocean
3:30pm- 5:00pm | Hilton, Salon E

Featured Session: On the Record: Music in Every Classroom
4:00pm-5:00pm | ACC, Ballroom EF

Policy & Civic Engagement Happy Hour
presented by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
5:00pm-6:30pm | Hilton, 6th Floor

SXSW EDU Opening Party
7:30pm-11:00pm | Clive Bar

Full Monday Schedule

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SXSW EDU 2024 speaker and performance photos provided by the speakers

By Auva Saghafi