inBloom Teams Up With 24 Leading Education Technology Providers and Educators at SXSWedu to Demonstrate How Technology Enables Personalized Learning
Members of the press invited to attend
AUSTIN, Texas, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — This week, inBloom Inc. is proud to sponsor SXSWedu and support the conference’s mission to drive meaningful conversation and collaboration around promising practices and tools for improved learning.
At SXSWedu, inBloom will provide the first-ever public demonstration of how the inBloom technology and the inBloom partner network work together to make personalized learning a reality for every K-12 student. inBloom will host sessions, events and a variety of opportunities to meet with the inBloom team and its partners throughout SXSWedu.
Introduction to inBloom Who: inBloom CEO Iwan Streichenberger What: Learn about how inBloom is bringing together developers, content providers and educators to create a network of powerful information, services, and applications that all work together, making it easier and cheaper for states and districts to integrate education technologies and empower teachers and students. When: Tuesday, March 5, 9-10 a.m. Where: Hilton Austin Downtown, 500 E. 4th St., Room 408 inBloom Pilot State and District Panels Who: Christin Sauca (teacher, Everett Public Schools); Jim Peterson (director of Technology, Bloomington Public Schools); Greg Mortimer (chief information officer, Jefferson County Public Schools); and Ken Wagner (associate commissioner, New York State Education Department); moderated by Henry Hipps, senior program officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation What: Panel discussions with inBloom pilot state and district representatives When: Wednesday, March 6, 9-10 a.m. Thursday, March 7, 9-10 a.m. Where: Hilton Austin Downtown, 500 E. 4th St., Room 408 inBloom Day-in-the-Life Partner Workshops Who: Representatives from inBloom partners, including Agilix, Amazon, BloomBoard, CaseNEX, Clever, Compass Learning, ConnectEDU, CPSI, Dell Inc., Ellevation Education, eScholar, GlobalScholar, Goalbook, Gooru, Kickboard, Learning.com, LearnSprout, LoudCloud, Microsoft, PBS, Promethean, Scholastic, Schoology and Wireless Generation What: Watch inBloom's partners demonstrate how powerful, connected data, services and applications can work together to make it easier and more effective to support the work teachers do and enable personalized learning for students. When: Tuesday-Thursday, March 5-7; see SxSWedu schedule for details. Where: Hilton Austin Downtown, 500 E. 4th St., Room 408 inBloom Lounge Who: All registered SXSWedu attendees are invited. What: Visit the inBloom Lounge to meet with inBloom representatives and partners, watch simulcasts of inBloom sessions, register to win great prizes, and refresh and recharge. When: Monday, March 4, noon-6 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, and Wednesday, March 6, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, March 7, 8 a.m.-noon Where: Hilton Austin Downtown, 500 E. 4th St., Room 406 inBloom Codeathon Who: Talented developers and developer teams who want to use technology to improve education (limit 100 attendees) What: A free, three-day education technology codeathon where teams will use inBloom technology to build open source applications for improving K-12 education. Prizes will be awarded for the three best app prototypes written during the Codeathon that use the inBloom Data Store. When: Monday, March 4-Wednesday, March 6 Where: Marriott Austin Downtown, 300 E. 4th St. How: Click here for more information and to register. SXSWedu Conference and Festival Party, hosted by inBloom Who: All registered SXSWedu attendees are invited. When: Tuesday, March 5, 7:30 p.m. Where: Brazos Hall, 204 E. 4th St.
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