Teacher & EdTech Product Summit

LearnLaunch is partnering with Northeastern University, LearnPlatform, and MassCUE to showcase cutting edge technologies which will help schools move toward blended and personalized learning. K-12 educators, teachers, superintendents, and school teams that value having a chance to play with exciting new tools, giving feedback on new products, rating new edtech products, and interacting will like-minded educators are encouraged to attend this event. Entrepreneurs who are developing products to help schools address problems of practice – like teaching new concepts or curriculum, keeping learning on track or solving operational issues in schools – will be in attendance.

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Event Location

LearnLaunch Institute
281 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210


Event Schedule

  • 09:00 a.m. – 09:30 a.m. – All About Ratings
    Educators explore the LearnPlatform rating system, which will be used to rate the products at this session.
  • 09:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Edtech Tools Playground
    Educators will spend time assessing, giving feedback, and rating a select group of products that are in development.
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Break and Lunch
  • 12:00 p.m. – 14:30 p.m. – Afternoon Breakout Sessions

Session Details

All About Ratings
Educators will explore the LearnPlatform rating system, which will be used to rate the products at this session.

Edtech Tools Playground
Educators will spend time assessing, giving feedback, and rating a select group of products that are in development.

Choose one of the following sessions to attend in the afternoon. These sessions run concurrently.

Session 1 – Innovate: Design Thinking for Teaching and Learning 
Participants in this session are asked to bring an educational challenge or adopt someone else’s, as educators and edtech entreprenuers work together through a design thinking process aimed at shifting narratives in teaching and learning.

Facilitator: David Dockterman is a nationally recognized pioneer in the development and implementation of technology for classroom instruction. A former classroom teacher, David helped found Tom Snyder Productions in 1982 while earning his Ed.D. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. At Tom Snyder, a later at Scholastic and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, David designed dozens of award-winning computer programs including Science Court and The Great Ocean Rescue. Most recently, Dr. Dockterman served as a key advisor for the development of MATH180, a revolutionary mat intervention program. David is a frequent – and popular – speaker at NCSM, Title I, Learning and the Brain, and other conferences. He is also a Lecturer on Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education where his courses in innovation, technology, and instructional design draw students from around the world.

Session 2 – Deep Product Dive
Participants in this session will get the opportunity to do a deep dive with better known edtech products.

 

 

 

 

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