Making the Commitment: What's Next for K-12 Digital Ecosystems?
Join state and district leaders as they talk about the future roadmap for revolutionizing teaching and learning via open standards and the strategies districts are using to lower costs and maximize the efficiency of their digital learning environment. Hear how IMS Global's open standards have revolutionized how districts are building a plug-and-play digital ecosystem.
Speakers: Brian Blanton, Henry County Schools; Keith Osburn, Georgia Department of Education; Jim Farmer, Fayette County Public Schools
Date/Time: 8 November; 3:15 EST
Room: Swiss 3-4
Personalizing Learning via Seamless Integration
Gwinnett County Public Schools serves close to 180,000 students and has worked diligently to build a digital ecosystem that allows one-click access for parents, students, and teachers. During this session, Gwinnett leaders will share the journey of building their ecosystem of resources and tools that support teaching and learning. During the session, you will hear the role IMS standards play to ensure seamless integration of the district’s learning tools.
Speakers: Dr. Matt Waymack, Director of eCLASS Development, Gwinnett County Public Schools; Lisa Watkins, Director of School Technology, Gwinnett County Public Schools; Dorothy Evans, Coordinator of eCLASS Applications, Gwinnett County Public Schools; Karen Daughtery, K-12 Program Manager, IMS Global Learning Consortium
Date/Time: 8 November; 8:00 EST
Room: Italian 3-4