Learning Roundtable – Educating the Digital Generation

With more and more digital products and technology moving into Texas classrooms each year, the State Board of Education (SBOE) brought together experts to explore the pros and cons of this rapidly changing environment and its impact on our students.

The Summary, Videos, and PowerPoints below provide highlights from the Learning Roundtable – Educating the Digital Generation, a day-long summit held at the Texas Capitol on Nov. 17, 2015.

Summary

SBOE Learning Roundtable (PDF, 160KB)

Panel 1:

Science of Learning  (YouTube video)
Dr. Chuck Weaver, Baylor University (PDF, 773KB)
Dr. Chuck Weaver, Baylor University (PowerPoint, 2,295KB)

Panel 2:

Infrastructure  (YouTube video)
Jon Wilkins, Federal Communications Commission

Anthony Swei, EducationSuperHighway (PDF, 496KB)
Anthony Swei, EducationSuperHighway (PowerPoint, 637KB)

Michael Turzanski, EducationSuperHighway

Dan Runcie, EducationSuperHighway

Panel 3:

ISD Superintendents  (YouTube video)
Dr. Steven Ebell, Clear Creek ISD

Dr. Deanna Lovesmith, Belton ISD (PDF, 4,631KB)
Dr. Deanna Lovesmith, Belton ISD (PowerPoint, 66,495KB)

Randy Moczygemba, New Braunfels ISD (PDF, 103KB)
Randy Moczygemba, New Braunfels ISD (PowerPoint, 501KB)

Dr. Scott Muri, Spring Branch ISD

Dr. Karen Rue, Northwest ISD (PDF, 718KB)
Dr. Karen Rue, Northwest ISD (PowerPoint, 16,680KB)

Panel 4:

Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA)  (YouTube video)
Brendan Desetti

Panel 5:

Content Providers  (YouTube video)

Jay Diskey, Association of American Publishers

John Dragoon, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (PDF, 3,208KB)
John Dragoon, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (PowerPoint, 6,014KB)

Richard Keaveny, McGraw-Hill Education (PDF, 2,839KB)
Richard Keaveny, McGraw-Hill Education (PowerPoint, 3,559KB)

Scott Kinney, Discovery Education (PDF, 15,795KB)
Scott Kinney, Discovery Education (PowerPoint, 25,319KB)

Jeff Lansdell, CEV Multimedia

Marc Nelson, Pearson Learning Services (PDF, 32KB)
Marc Nelson, Pearson Learning Services (PowerPoint, 49KB)

Panel 6:

Open Educational Resources (OER) (YouTube video)
Dr. Geoff Fletcher, GH Fletcher Consulting (PDF, 269KB)
Dr. Geoff Fletcher, GH Fletcher Consulting (PowerPoint, 87KB)

Dr. Richard Baraniuk, OpenStax (PDF, 1,286KB)
Dr. Richard Baraniuk, OpenStax (PowerPoint, 12,241KB)

Dr. Carl Blyth, Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning (PDF, 1,725KB)
Dr. Carl Blyth, Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning (PowerPoint, 13,870KB)

Jackie Lain, Learning List (YouTube video)
Jackie Lain, Learning List (PDF, 688KB)
Jackie Lain, Learning List (PowerPoint, 607KB)

Panel 7:

ISD Technology Directors/Officers  (YouTube video)

Scott Floyd, White Oak ISD

Karen Fuller, Klein ISD

Mary Kemper, Coppell ISD (PDF, 1,162KB)
Mary Kemper, Coppell ISD (PowerPoint, 5,154KB)

Lenny Schad, Houston ISD (PDF, 848KB)
Lenny Schad, Houston ISD (PowerPoint, 1,575KB)

Panel 8:

Instructional Materials Coordinators’ Association of Texas (IMCAT) (YouTube video)

Kellie Skarda, IMCAT/Goose Creek ISD

Matt Tyner, IMCAT/Dallas ISD (PDF, 52KB)
Matt Tyner, IMCAT/Dallas ISD (PowerPoint, 170KB)

Panel 9:

Blended Learning (YouTube video)

Heather Staker, Ready to Blend (PDF, 3,003KB)
Heather Staker, Ready to Blend (PowerPoint, 24,867KB)

Cat Alexander, Raise Your Hand Texas (PDF, 304KB)
Cat Alexander, Raise Your Hand Texas (PowerPoint, 498KB)

Panel 10:

State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) (YouTube video)

Lan Neugent (PDF, 1,471KB)
Lan Neugent (PowerPoint, 1,869KB)