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Low Cost Tech Professional Development: Finding Conferences & Support For Innovating In Your District

A challenge to many educators is finding out about many of the opportunities to go out and get professional development in areas of high need or to come across sources of inspiration or to network with other educators. In this presentation I have attempted to organize a list of opportunities in Massachusetts or with national …

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Learn Launch Across Boundaries Conference: Start Ups Meet Student Innovation

On February 3rd, I attended the Across Boundaries Learn Launch conference at the Hynes Convention Center. As the tech director for a catalyst district, it is a great opportunity to get a better handle on the dynamics of the Learn Launch community and the MAPLE personalized learning initiative in Massachusetts. North Reading’s Middle School robotics …

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