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Andy Ribner ’14 Presents: Technology in Education

Andy Ribner ’14 has had his own tag for a while now. So has “free food.” This event fulfills both categories:

Interested in the growing role of technology in education? Interested in free dinner? Come to PAC107 Thursday night at 7!

What is the power of curriculum and how can the use of computer tablets serve as a tool for enhancing students’ learning? Come¬†experience a science instructional sequence that engages students in active learning, in which their investigations give rise to deep¬†learning. Learn about how the current policy context in K-12 schools supports this approach to instruction and discuss the affordances of technology in creating opportunities for learner-centered curriculum.

Education Policy Speaker Series: Patrick Riccards

Andy Ribner ’14 is interested in education, wants to tell you all about it:

Come hear Patrick Riccards, CEO of ConnCAN (Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now) talk about the evolution of the CT education reform movement. The bill (approved Feb-May 2012) seeks to address a number of the central questions in the education reform debates nationwide. ConnCAN was one of the biggest supporters of the reform bill.

This is part of a weekly speaker series on education policy.

Date: Tuesday, September 18
Time: 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Place: PAC 002
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