By Ken Stoflet, Marketing Communications Specialist
From June 25 to June 28, thousands of passionate educators and administrators will gather in San Antonio, Texas, for the 2017 International Society for Technology in Education Conference and Expo to discuss the future of education and the expanding role of technology in the classroom. (You might remember our blog post highlighting key takeaways from last year’s conference.)
During the event, a few of us from Renaissance will be presenting. (Visit us at booth #1018!) Check out the descriptions below and make sure to stop by if you’re attending the conference.
Kristen Biadasz, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Renaissance
Accessing and interpreting data shouldn’t be difficult. Renaissance Star 360® data is displayed on powerful, intuitive dashboards making it easy to identify and track student’s achievement and growth. Renaissance Star 360 also identifies skills students are ready to work on and provides educators with almost 60,000 instructional resources to guide and differentiate instruction. Reliable data at your fingertips to help you make educational decisions confidently to move students forward.
Lisa Lysne, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Renaissance
Looking for a way to incorporate technology in a meaningful way? Use technology for what it does best— serve as a powerful learning analytics tool to provide practice at the right level. Renaissance reading and math solutions are built on a proven learning progression. A short assessment places them on the learning progression enabling educators to facilitate reading and math practice at the right levels leading to engagement, confidence, and growth.
Gene Kerns, Vice President, Chief Academic Officer, Renaissance
Technology can certainly get you where you’re going faster, but are you headed in the right direction? Investing in technology to personalize learning can feel like rushing to a connector flight, only to arrive on time at the wrong gate. Yes, technology is required for your initiatives to scale, but what are the true roles of technology in K12 personalized learning? When does technology go too far in the classroom? Join us and discover how to incorporate meaningful technology, and learn the powerful role of learning analytics in giving teachers the right data insights at precisely the right time.
Anu Jokinen, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Renaissance
What if you could assess students’ ability, assign the right resources and practice, deliver skill checks, and monitor results all from one powerful program? You can now—the latest innovation from Renaissance helps you personalize learning and maximize growth for all students. Learn how your district can get a steady stream of insights and resources to help guide your students to new heights.
Stay tuned. In the coming weeks, we’ll highlight some of the big takeaways from this year’s conference.
Are you planning to attend ISTE this year? What are you hoping to see covered? Let us know in the comments! And be sure to like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter at @RenLearnUS, where we’ll be tweeting and covering the conference throughout the week.
For even more information on what we have planned for ISTE this year, explore our page dedicated to all things ISTE.
Ken Stoflet is the Marketing Communications Specialist at Renaissance. He has been with the company since 2015 and can be found crafting anything from a press release to a tweet. In his spare time, Ken enjoys spending time with his friends, lifting, and making trips to the Frozen Tundra to cheer on the Green Bay Packers.