School & District Management Online Summit

Big Ideas Summit 2019

This event occurred on September 19, 2019 3:00 PM EDT and is only accessible to those who originally registered.
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Join your Education Week newsroom and their special guests as we take a deep dive with you into the issues that have the potential to define—or redefine—education. What do these ideas have in common? They all share a sense of urgency—now we look to you, the Education Week reader to weigh in, get your questions answered, and think deeply on how to address the Big Ideas in K-12 education.

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Big Ideas in Education: In Conversation With Education Week


1:00–2:30 p.m. ET | #K12BigIdeas Discussions Open
1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Are the Kids Right? Is School Boring, And Can We Do Something About It?

1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Special Education Is Broken. Where Do We Go From Here?

1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Year-End Testing: Are We Learning Yet?

1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

The Black Achievement Paradox Nobody's Talking About

1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Does K-12 Have an Innovation Problem?

1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

How Do Educators See Innovation?

1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Exploring AI for Education

1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

The Most Important Thing Students Are NOT Learning: Why teaching learning HOW to learn is critical

1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

From Dewey to Digital Literacy: Why Are Libraries Leading K-12 Innovation?

2:30–3:00 p.m. ET

Final Reporter Wrap-up

Kevin Bushweller oversees coverage of educational technology and learning environments for Education Week.
Andrew Ho
Charles William Eliot Professor of Education Harvard Graduate School of Education
Doug Mesecar
Research Fellow for Education Lexington Institute, Arlington, Va.
Andrew P. Minigan
Director of Strategy Education Program, Right Question Institute
Melody Musgrove
Co-Director of the Graduate Center for the Study of Early Learning and Assistant Professor of Special Education University of Mississippi
Lee Vinsel
Assistant Professor of Science, Technology, and Society Virginia Tech Public University
Daarel Burnette II was an assistant managing editor for Education Week.
Alyson Klein is an assistant editor for Education Week.
Holly Kurtz is the director of the EdWeek Research Center.
Sterling Lloyd manages the development of surveys and data analyses for the Education Week Research Center.
Christina Samuels formerly covered educational equity for Education Week.
Stephen Sawchuk is an assistant managing editor for Education Week, leading coverage of teaching, learning, and curriculum.
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