Power of Collaboration: Scaling-Up Data Interoperability and Tools Across Schools
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM: Breakout
Room: Executive Suite (Hilton Portland Downtown)
Format: Concurrent Session - 60 Minutes
Brief Session Description: What are models for scaling technology? Digital Promise's League of Innovative Schools (League) and Verizon Innovative Learning schools (VILS) have increased collaboration through the use of technology, tools and processes to scale up knowledge, expertise and resources for the benefit of all. Learn about the Challenge Collaborative model that invites League districts to partner with edtech vendors to employ the data standards to develop tools for teachers to more easily access and analyze student data. Hear how the VILS project has utilized several project management strategies to deploy thousands of tablets to students and teachers of high-poverty middle schools. District and school leaders will share their first hand experiences, showcase tools and discuss the benefits of network participation.