Becoming a Cognitive AI School with IBM Data and Watson Technologies
K-12 school systems face all types of pressures, ranging from fiscal challenges to teacher training to measuring student progress to optimizing outcomes. Gwinnett County Schools, the largest school district in Georgia, has been overcoming these challenges with a sustained commitment to change that leverages the latest IBM technology. Beginning in preK with some of the IBM and Sesame partnership initiatives, Gwinnett has developed highly effective data models, teacher training strategies, and personalized learning initiatives that are truly making a difference in school performance and student achievement. IBM's leading-edge research work in conjunction with Gwinnett has led to IBM's revolutionary personalized learning solution called Watson Classroom. Watson classroom takes advantage of IBM's AI and cognitive technologies to help teachers deliver on the promise of unique instructional pathways for students. Join us for this interactive session to gain insights into Gwinnett's journey and learn how IBM Watson can help your district implement transformative change.
Speakers: Tamer Abuelsaad, Senior Engineer Watson Education, IBM; Debbie Durrence, Chief Data Officer, Gwinnett County Public Schools; Bruce D. Gardner, North America Program Director, IBM - Education Industry Group; Shon Hardy, Teacher, Gwinnett County Public Schools; Kim Holland, Director, Early Learning and School Readiness, Gwinnett County Public Schools; Tammy Humphrey, Offering Manager for Watson Education, IBM
Moderator: Jill Hobson, Institutional Program Manager, IMS Global Learning Consortium
This is the fifth webinar in the K-12 Digital Learning Revolution series for K-12 district curriculum and technology leaders.
In this series, you will hear from educational leaders at school districts across the U.S. that are revolutionizing their district’s digital learning initiatives based on open, plug-and-play technologies and integrated curriculum architecture that is supported by hundreds of providers of innovative digital resources, tools, and environments.