READY, SET, CLICK ... Statewide Technology Conference to Begin Next Week
Posted: July 31, 2009
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Technology will take the driver’s seat next week for the West Virginia Statewide Technology Conference 2009. Learning and Living in a Digital World will begin on Monday, Aug. 3 and run through Friday, Aug. 7 at the Charleston Civic Center.
Hundreds of technology experts from across the state will tweak their knowledge of SAS inSchools, Thinkfinity, Google Earth, among other state-of-the-art hardware and software tools.
Featured speakers include:
· On Monday at 10 a.m., Peter Reynolds, New York Times best-selling author/illustrator and advocate for learners will speak.
· On Tuesday afternoon, Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.), and Mark Seifert from the U.S. Department of Commerce will discuss the $4.7 billion broadband grant program.
· On Thursday at noon, Michael Horn, co-author of the best-selling “Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation will Change the Way the World Learns”, will speak. http://www.michaelbhorn.com/
Concurrent sessions schedule may be viewed at: http://www.wvnet.edu/conference/sessions.php
For more information, contact the West Virginia Department of Education Office of Communications at (304) 558-2699.