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A Unique and Intimate Professional Development Opportunity at Stanford

 
Join us at Stanford University on March 30 for an interactive experience with expert facilitators from academia, education technology, and district leadership to explore current trends in personalized learning and best practices for digital curriculum and blended learning implementation. There is no fee to attend. Space is limited so be sure to register soon.
 
Engaging Speakers
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Participate in engaging keynotes, in-depth working sessions and lively discussions with renowned educational practitioners and peers exploring topics like innovation equity in underserved schools. View Speaker Bios ›
Proven Best Practices
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Learn and share best practices for 21st Century classrooms, funding and implementing personalized learning in schools. Discover the latest trends and research regarding personalized and online learning for students and teachers. View Agenda ›
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For over 50 years, Stanford has pioneered research on how computers can enhance and accelerate student learning and achievement. Professor Patrick Suppes spearheaded this in-depth groundbreaking work, leading the way for the world's first computer-based adaptive learning tools. View Testimonials ›

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2016 Patrick Suppes
Personalized Learning Symposium

Wednesday, March 30

Stanford University Fisher Conference Center Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center 326 Galvez Street | Stanford, CA 94305
Join us for a morning of featured speakers and facilitators with a focus on next generation learning. Stay for an afternoon of Leadership Edcamp with a choice of engaging conversations facilitated by you.

8:30-9:00
Registration | Foyer

9:00-10:00
General Session: Welcome and Edcamp Overview | Lane/Lyons/Lodato

Jason Green | Redbird Advanced Learning
Dan Flickinger | Stanford University CSLI
Matthew Mugo Fields | Redbird Advanced Learning
Hadley Ferguson | Edcamp

MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS
10:15-11:15
TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR 21ST CENTURY LEARNING | Barnes/McDowell

Dr. Arnetha Ball | Professor, Stanford University
Jason Green | Redbird Advanced Learning

Learn about the foundational research of renowned researcher, author, and international speaker Dr. Arnetha Ball. Her generative theory of professional development has been studied and implemented in several countries and has helped to inform the professional learning approach of Redbird Advanced Learning. This session will also cover the characteristics of effective professional development as identified by Dr. Ball’s research team at Stanford Graduate School of Education.
 
10:15-11:15
DIGITAL CURRICULUM: MATHEMATICS | Lyons/Lodato

Janet Pittock | Redbird Advanced Learning

Learn about the history and research of adaptive learning and how it applies to Redbird Mathematics for grades K-7. We will also demonstrate key features of the program such as adaptivity, scaffolding, games, and STEM projects.
 
10:15-11:15
PERSONALIZED LEARNING IN ACTION | Lane

Nick Stutzman | Redbird Advanced Learning, Moderator
Dean Deaver | Teacher, Riverside Unified School District, CA
Kerry Gallagher | Digital Learning Specialist, St. John’s Prep, MA and Director of K-12 Education, ConnectSafely
Lucy Hansen | Principal, Palm Springs Unified School District, CA
Julie Kukenberger | Assistant Superintendent, Haverhill Public Schools, MA

Learn the approaches, best practices, and challenges of educators implementing personalized and blended learning. This panel will explore practical implementation at the classroom, school, and district level.
 
10:15-11:15
EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY TRENDS | Cranston

Michelle Spencer | Edsurge
Meg Hamel | Edsurge

Participants will explore amazing solutions aligned with their instructional pedagogy and student learning needs. The workshop will be inquiry-based and provide resources for educators to learn how to be discerning evaluators of technology, discovering ways to find the perfect match (never just technology for technology’s sake)!
 
11:20-12:20
BEST PRACTICES OF PROFESSIONAL LEARNING | Barnes/McDowell

Oscar Hernandez | Assistant Superintendent, Rio School District, CA
Kathleen Hester | Principal, Link Charter School, Newark, NJ
Brian Johnson | Principal, Tilden Middle School, Philadelphia, PA
Jay Sorensen | Teacher on Special Assignment, Rio School District, CA
Shelley Wilcox | Director of Technology, Abbotsford School District, Abbotsford, BC

Learn how leading education trailblazers are using the Stanford research to reinvent professional learning at their schools and districts by personalizing professional development and putting teachers in the seats of blended learners.
 
11:20-12:20
BLENDING TECHNOLOGY AND TRADITION TO TRANSFORM LEARNING | Lane

Catlin Tucker | Google Certified Teacher and CUE Lead Learner, Sonoma County, CA

Join teacher and best-selling author Catlin Tucker as she shares how she transformed her low-tech classroom by leveraging her students’ connectivity at home and the devices they bring into the classroom to create a blended learning model. Discover how leaders can effectively support their teachers as they shift to a blended model that places students at the center of learning.
 
11:20-12:20
DIGITAL CURRICULUM: LANGUAGE ARTS & WRITING | Lyons/Lodato

Dan Flickinger | Stanford University

Enjoy an overview of Redbird's EPGY Language Arts & Writing course for grades 2-7, including a demonstration of sample exercises and of the progress reports available to teachers and administrators. We will also present highlights of ongoing research at Stanford for improved analysis of student composition errors in grammar, meaning, and style.
 
12:20-1:00
LUNCH
AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Our afternoon sessions will be built on the Edcamp Session Board that was developed during the morning workshop. You will participate in 3 of 12 facilitated conversations with other education leaders. Specific room assignments will be provided at the event.

1:00-1:45
EDCAMP SESSION 1 | Lane, Lyons/Lodato, Barnes, and McDowell

1:55-2:40
EDCAMP SESSION 2 | Lane, Lyons/Lodato, Barnes, and McDowell

2:50-3:35
EDCAMP SESSION 3 | Lane, Lyons/Lodato, Barnes, and McDowell

1:00-3:35
DIGITAL PLAYROOM | Cranston

3:45-4:00
CLOSING SESSION | Lane/Lyons/Lodato


4:30-7:00
EVENING MEET-UP IN PALO ALTO, LOCATION TO BE ANNOUNCED

Join your colleagues for an evening of connecting and enjoying Palo Alto. Must have ticket (limited capacity).


Thursday, March 31

Google Corporate Headquarters 1565 Charleston Rd | Building 46 | Mountain View, CA 94043
8:30-9:00
Arrival
9:00-9:30
Welcome
Jason Green | Redbird Advanced Learning
Alexandrea Alphonso | Google for Education
9:30-10:00
Kickoff
Jaime Casap | Chief Evangelist, Google for Education
10:00-11:30
Design Thinking Workshop
11:30-12:30
Lunch @ Google | Charlie's Cafe
12:30-1:30
Google EDU Show & Tell
1:30-2:30
District Action Planning Hour
2:30-3:30
Closing Remarks & Google Tour

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March 30-31, 2016 Stanford University

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