November 19 - 9am to 1pm - Southern Tier West, Salamanca
A recognized expert in the educational technology field, David Jakes will focus on the increased need to develop agile 21st century, personalized and digitally-enhanced learning environments. David works alongside of CannonDesign leaders to expand Education Practice.
David’s educational thought leadership encompasses digital storytelling, cloud-based learning environments and their relationship to physical learning spaces, mobile learning, professional development, and the use and impact of social media in education. His command of social media will enable CannonDesign to be the professional voice in the evolving conversation of primary, secondary, post-graduate and adult education.
"For me, design provides a landscape for innovation; a way to think and rethink what education is and can be, while focusing deeply on the needs of students and their learning," said David.
He has spent the last three decades in education as a teacher, technologist, storyteller and designer, most recently overseeing all technology and library services as the Coordinator of Instructional Technology and Information Services at Glenbrook South High School in Glenview, IL. David is a frequent speaker at national and international educational technology conferences.
Registered participants will receive a copy of Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology, by Richard Halverson and Allan Collins.
Design is a process that can be used by educators to design innovative and human-centered learning experiences. In this session, learn and apply a design thinking approach to the development, implementation, and evaluation of a STEM education program. You’ll learn how the process of design thinking can be used to initiate and sustain organizational change and development, and provide a construct for the creation of creative and innovative solutions to the challenges faced by education. This session will also provide a framework for understanding how the topics of this series can combine to create a new ecology for learning based in an integration of science, technology, engineering and math.
Session Goals: Participants will be able to: