Schedule at a Glance

Breaking the Code: 10 Things to know about Poverty & Technology in Education
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM:
Room: Michigan A
Format: Concurrent Session - 60 Minutes
Primary Essential Skill: Leadership and Vision
Secondary Essential Skill: Strategic Planning
Audience: Ed Tech Leaders
Brief Session Description: Poverty is an issue that more and more of our nation's children are coming face to face with. The price that children of poverty must pay is unbelievably high. Each year, increasing numbers of children are entering schools with needs from circumstances, such as poverty, that schools are not prepared to meet. Join the conversation to learn how one district's leadership seized the challenge and catapulted its predominantly minority, economically disadvantaged students into the Digital Age through the infusion of eLearning and blended instruction. Find out how investing in students has created engaged teachers and learners and helped to close the Achievement Gap. Hear the testimonials from students, teachers, parents, and community members how students are now DREAMING Big, building solid foundations for their future, and renewing their HOPE for success in the future! Take away 10 solid precepts to "Break the Code" and find success with economically disadvantaged students !!
Skill Level: Beginner