The NCTI 2009 Technology Innovators Conference: Educational Futures — Powered by Technology will focus on the how learning and assistive technologies can supercharge education for all students. Over 200 nationally recognized leaders from academia, corporations, government and the media will examine the big ideas that have emerged to strengthen teaching and learning through the effective use of technology. The presentations Monday, November 16 and Tuesday, November 17 at The Madison Hotel will focus on best and emerging practices to ensure that all students, particularly struggling learners, fulfill their academic and soci al potential.
Check out the exciting agenda which includes prominent speakers such as:
Andy Carvin, National Public Radio
Alan Brightman, Yahoo!, Inc.
Dan Domenech, Association of School Administrators
Larry Goldberg, WGBH
Steve Hargadon, Classroom 2.0
Michael Levine, Joan Ganz Cooney Center
Linda Roberts, Senior Advisor, National Educational Technology Plan
David Rose, CAST
Dave Ferrero, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Jim Shelton, Office of Innovation and Improvement (invited)
Yong Zhao, Michigan State University
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The National Center for Technology Innovation (NCTI) advances learning opportunities for all students, with a special focus on individuals with disabilities.