Textbooks, Tablets and Teaching: Reinventing How We Learn
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 / 8:30 am - 9:45 am
Rafi Musher, Founder and CEO, Stax Inc. and Stax DevCorp; Founder, Ed.co
Nolan Bushnell, Chairman and CEO, Brainrush, Inc.
Jim Coulter, Founding Partner, TPG Capital; Co-Chair, Leading Education by Advancing Digital (LEAD) Commission
John Deasy, Superintendent, Los Angeles Unified School District
Roger Kassebaum, Director, Mitchell Academy of Science and Technology, Milken Community High School
Joel Klein, CEO, Amplify; Former Chancellor, New York City Department of Education
Accelerating technology and robust online offerings mean education may finally be poised for real transformation. The rising capabilities and decreasing costs of technology coupled with the reach of social media and digital communication are creating new opportunities. This compelling combination can greatly expand access to education and help both children and adults develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Will this intersection of technology and education dramatically improve student performance in core areas such as math and science? What strategies are being implemented from large public school districts to elite private schools? How can government partner with industry to speed the process? Join leading educators and some of America's most innovative technology-based learning companies as they debate the future role and impact of technology in education.