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Strategies & Insights for Technology Leaders in K-12 5/25/2017

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  • DecisionEd to Add Watson Smarts to K-12 Analytics

    Ed tech company DecisionEd plans to build in the use of Watson Analytics to add "learning" to district customers' use of data. DecisionEd says Watson's insights become more refined as the platform learns "what's going on" within the district, helping schools better understand how various factors influence each other. 

  • Jad Abumrad Reflects on Radio, Race, Technology and Education

    Jad Abumrad doesn’t do things by the book, and he’s been rewarded for it. He’s co-host and creator of “Radiolab,” a popular public radio show that’s broadcast on more than 500 stations across the United States and has been downloaded as a podcast over 9 million times per month. He’s a 2011 MacArthur “genius grant” fellow, and his radio program won the George Foster Peabody Award in 2010 and 2015. Abumrad will be the opening keynote speaker at the ISTE conference, Sunday, June 25. 

  • Designing Your Online Course: Learning From an Expert

    Christine Voelker teaches other teachers how to build their own online courses. She’s the K–12 program director for Quality Matters, a nonprofit educational organization based in Annapolis, MD, and will be presenting an all-day workshop at ISTE Sunday, June 25.


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