EdTech Strategy Sessions

EdTech Strategy Sessions

Every month, our virtual strategy sessions convene two lightning talk speakers to share innovative edtech and digital equity strategies.

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September 2023
LinkedIn’s Future of Work Report: AI at Work
In this lightning talk, Efrem Bycer joined the EdTech Center to share insights from LinkedIn’s Economic Graph. Using the latest data from the platform, Efrem shares how advancements in AI will impact the future of work. EdTech Strategy sessions are an...
April 2023
Maryland’s Digital Literacy Framework Learning Modules
The Maryland Department of Labor explains the genesis of the Digital Learning Framework (DLF) Learning Modules, including why and how they were developed. The presenters touch on challenges and lessons learned, concluding with their vision for their future...
April 2023
Advancing Digital Equity for All
In this lightning talk from the April 2023 EdTech Strategy Session, Jessica Ch’ng and Ji Soo Song from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Educational Technology (OET) discuss how adult education leaders can get involved in state digital equity...
March 2023
Introducing the Digital Skills Glossary
Learn about how the DRAW initiative facilitated an EdTech Maker Space in which educators made an open Digital Skills Glossary. With over 100 vocabulary terms, images, pronunciation, and example sentences, the glossary is a comprehensive resource. Best of all?...
March 2023
CK-12: Digital FlexBooks for Adult Education
Neda Anasseri from OTAN presents on their partnership with CK-12, premiere free online interactive textbooks, to create digital resources with adults in mind. OTAN created a webpage that holds FlexBooks for CTE, ESL, ABE, and ASE. Join the OER movement for...
February 2023
Statewide Asynchronous Tech Support for Teachers
In this lightning talk from February 2023, Jose Adorno shares how the Adult Education Training and Development Network Technology Project (Digital ATDN at EdAdvance) put together a tech support app for teachers in CT. The app was created to offer curated,...
February 2023
Non-Linear Learning
Joey Lehrman from Community Learning Partners presents on non-linear learning and explores how course design and structure can better reflect “messy learning,” and in doing so, help students build essential independent learning skills. EdTech Strategy...
January 2023
Using Technology to Amplify Student Voice
Anthony Burik of the Outreach and Technical Assistance Network introduces a framework for types of student voice and demonstrates how tech tools can be leveraged to engage and amplify students’ voices. EdTech Strategy sessions are an initiative of...
January 2023
Blended Learning in the Correctional Environment
Lynne Ruvalcaba shares an overview of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s (CDCR) approach to blended learning in the correctional setting. Through a program distributing more than 30,000 laptop computers and utilizing the Canvas...
December 2022
Curating Free Online Resources
No doubt there is a wealth of high-quality free content out there! How do you go through the process of evaluating it for quality and relevance and aligning it to learning goals? Jennifer Maddrell, Instructional Designer founder of the non-profit Designers...
December 2022
Designing Reusable Digital Activities
We can apply some of the same principles we use to evaluate resources in the design process. As educators design activities to use with learners and share with others, there are key criteria that can help them design high-quality, reusable learning objects....
November 2022
Internationally Trained Professionals
Lisa M.Carlo, a Career Pathways Instructor and Trainer at Austin Community College, shares how she uses technology to boost key contributing factors for ITPs to experience success in the U.S, drawing from Steps to Success: Integrating Immigrant Professionals...