MAPLE at the Across Boundaries Conference
February 3, 2017

Learning Innovation Showcase

Learning Innovation Showcase Tour

The Learning Innovation Showcase uniquely presents the voices of learners and enables diverse groups – educators, entrepreneurs, investors, and policy makers – to see a wide range of edtech tools applied in real learning environments. Our inspiring showcase is an opportunity to learn about innovative programming that personalizes learning for students of all ages through access to effective, cutting-edge edtech.

Twenty teachers and student teams have stepped forward to showcase emerging models of teaching and learning in Secondary Ed (6th – 12th grade), Higher Ed, and learning programs outside of school.

Ignite sessions at the 2017 Learning Innovation Showcase

Ignite sessions at the 2017 Learning Innovation Showcase

The Learning Innovation Showcase uniquely presents the voices of learners and enables diverse groups – educators, entrepreneurs, investors, and policy makers – to see a wide range of edtech tools applied in real learning environments. Our inspiring showcase is an opportunity to learn about innovative programming that personalizes learning for students of all ages through access to effective, cutting-edge edtech.

Twenty teachers and student teams have stepped forward to showcase emerging models of teaching and learning in Secondary Ed (6th – 12th grade), Higher Ed, and learning programs outside of school.

MAPLE District team members at the Learning Innovation Showcase

MAPLE District team members at the Learning Innovation Showcase

The Learning Innovation Showcase uniquely presents the voices of learners and enables diverse groups – educators, entrepreneurs, investors, and policy makers – to see a wide range of edtech tools applied in real learning environments. Our inspiring showcase is an opportunity to learn about innovative programming that personalizes learning for students of all ages through access to effective, cutting-edge edtech.

Twenty teachers and student teams have stepped forward to showcase emerging models of teaching and learning in Secondary Ed (6th – 12th grade), Higher Ed, and learning programs outside of school.

Personalizing the System, Not Just the Classroom
Personalizing the System, Not just the Classroom

Moderator: Anthony Kim, CEO, Ed Elements

Speakers: Peter Sanchioni, Superintendent, Natick Public Schools; Eric Conti, Superintendent, Burlington Public Schools; Mary Skipper, Superintendent, Somerville Public Schools

More districts are looking to personalize education for their students. Leaders are seeking to learn the best approaches used by their

K-12 Edtech Piloting

Moderator: Beth Rabbitt, CEO of the Learning Accelerator

Panelists: Mary Driscoll, Instructional Superintendent, Boston Public Schools; Andy Marcinek, Chief Information Officer, Worcester Academy & Former Chief Open Education Advisor, US Department of Education; Julie Baudreau, Director of Digital Learning, Westford Public Schools

How do schools decide which academic challenges to apply technology to? How do they identify which edtech products are suitable for a particular learning environment? There are so many important considerations: is the product is research-based, will it work in your context, is it implementable with your technology infrastructure, how much training will be required, will your students take to it, and whether you can be confident that it will create better student outcomes.

MAPLE Consortium Launch
December 14, 2016
Natick High School

David O’Connor, Executive Director, MAPLE

Michael Horn, Chief Strategy Officer, Entangled Ventures, and Co-Founder, Christensen Institute