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Friday, March 11 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Education 2.0: How Media Drives Your Child's Success

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School budget cuts, high unemployment (over 20% for youth), and a global economy – No wonder parents are concerned about their child’s success and 70% of teens say they want more guidance. What can you do? In this exciting and engaging panel, kicked-off with an opening by America’s best-known Administrator – Iqbal Theba who plays “Prinicipal Figgins” in the hit TV show, Glee – and led by Dow Jones/Wall Street Journal columnist Jennifer Openshaw (Oprah, CNN), you'll learn how technology and social media can drive your child’s success and where it can’t. Other topics: * Where education is headed - new initiatives underway that could transform traditional learning * The latest innovations in education using technology * Ways to implement social media into your classroom or home to talk connect with your student * How technology is being used to move education outside the classroom - to provide practical, real-world learning for your child * Where social media and technology is hurting education and your child's future -- and what you can do * Why “learning by doing” is becoming critical to your child’s success

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Anya Kamenetz

Learning Strategist, Fast Company Magazine
Anya Kamenetz is a sought-after media expert regularly appearing on major news networks. Currently, she covers the future of business, including sustainability and social entrepreneurship, as a senior writer for Fast Company magazine, and is a nationally syndicated columnist for Tribune... Read More →
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Farb Nivi

Fouder & Chief Prod OfficerGrockit
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Jennifer Openshaw

Founder & CEOSuperFuturesJennifer Openshaw, CEO of SuperFutures and longtime Dow Jones/Wall Street Journal columinst, is known for using technology to bring financial empowerment to everyday Americans. One of our nation’s most passionate advocates for families, she appears frequently... Read More →

Friday March 11, 2011 5:00pm - 6:00pm CST
Hilton Garden Inn, Sabine

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