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Oct 03 01:15 AM

KnowledgeWorks Director of Strategic Foresight Jason Swanson will be presenting at alongside Tyler Samstag, the Director of Instructional Innovation at Allegheny Intermediate Unit, at the Context 2017: Tech and Data Fluency for Teaching and Learning. Their session, "Trust, Transactions, & Education: Leveraging Blockchain Technologies," will explore bitcoin and education. As their session description states, "Blockchain, when applied to education systems, has the potential to serve as a new architecture for education by promoting collective decision-making, transparency and greater security."

Learn more about Swanson and Samstag's session.

Learn more about the Context 2017 Conference.

Oct 03 12:00 PM

On October 3, 2017, KnowledgeWorks Senior Director of Strategic Foresight Katherine Prince will speak at the Partnership for 21st Century Learning (P21) Strategic Council Meeting. P21's Strategic Council Meetings are a time for P21's member organizations and guests to network, learn from each other and guide the organization's future work.

Learn more about P21.

Nov to Dec 29 08:00 AM

The Foundation for Excellence in Education’s 10th Annual National Summit on Education Reform will take place from November 29 to December 1, 2017, in Nashville, Tennessee. At this event, KnowledgeWorks Vice President of Pollicy and Advocacy Matt Williams will serve as a panelist for a strategy session called “Policy, Pilots, and the Path to Personalized Learning." This session will occur on Thursday, November 30 from 9:45-11:00 a.m. The purpose of this session is to consider the momentum building across the country for competency-based, personalized learning.

The Summit is expected to attract more than 1,000 local, state and national policymakers from 47 states across the country – including legislators, chief state school officers and Governors’ policy directors, as well as state and national education advocacy organizations.

Learn more about the Foundation and the National Summit.

Nov to Dec 29 08:00 AM

The Foundation for Excellence in Education’s 10th Annual National Summit on Education Reform will take place from November 29 to December 1, 2017, in Nashville, Tennessee. At this event, KnowledgeWorks Vice President of Communications and Marketing Cris Charbonneau  will serve as a panelist for a session called “What’s in a Name? -- Tap the Power of Messages that Work." As the sessions description says, "Word choice is crucial – not only so everyone is on the same page, but so we understand connotations associated with the terms. Recent research has found the messages and wording that resonate most with audiences today on reform policies. And more than choosing the right words, it’s also important to match them to the right audience and have credible storytellers to make the right words go even further."

The Summit is expected to attract more than 1,000 local, state and national policymakers from 47 states across the country – including legislators, chief state school officers and Governors’ policy directors, as well as state and national education advocacy organizations.

Learn more about the Foundation and the National Summit.

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