June 9, 2016

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Don’t Miss this Valuable Opportunity for School Leaders

This is a special invitation for you, an educational leader in the New York metropolitan area, to attend an exclusive EdTech Event in New York City.  You will have the opportunity to see the latest innovations and trends in the use of technology for K-12 schools, as well as network with companies and investors involved in producing these “next generation” products.  There is no cost to attend this event, we just ask that you RSVP to this email address so sufficient materials, refreshments, etc. will be available at the venue.

Agenda:
9:00 – 9:30 a.m.  Cocktail and networking reception
9:30 – 9:40 a.m.  Event Introduction
9:40 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  Keynote Presentation
10:00-11:00 a.m. Presentations
11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Networking

Thursday, June 9th
9:00 — 11:30 AM

Greenberg Traurig
MetLife Building
200 Park Avenue – 15th Floor

The MetLife Building is located on 45th Street between Lexington and Vanderbilt Avenues or via the escalators in Grand Central Terminal. Due to building security, please RSVP in order to have your name at the  security desk. All guests must check in at the Visitor Center on the mezzanine level. Please bring a photo ID and allow yourself time to get through security.
Keynote Presenter

Presenting Companies:

BetterLesson is an edtech startup deeply committed to transforming teacher development at scale by empowering teachers to quickly learn what works best for their students. Our TeachCycle product makes this type of fast-cycle learning possible for every teacher, everywhere. In the past 3 years, we’ve also launched four incredibly successful Master Teacher Projects, with over $11M in funding from the Gates Foundation, the NEA, and The Learning Accelerator; over 650,000 registered teachers use our resources, and we’re just getting rolling!

Globaloria provides courses that teach 5th-12th graders computing, software engineering, game design and coding using industry tools and professional practices. Created especially for schools, Globaloria uses a project-based learning approach that can be taught as a standalone course or through core integration. Aligned with Common Core and state standards, Globaloria builds new capacity among teachers without requiring STEM expertise; it does so via teacher training, step-by-step teacher and student support and expert-on-demand resources using a blended learning network approach.

Knowre is an education technology company delivering personalized and engaging learning experiences to students around the globe. Knowre’s revolutionary technology identifies individual student learning gaps and fills those gaps through algorithmically generated curricula and interactive, scaffolded support. Knowre further enhances learning by providing students with an engaging and fun learning environment, and teachers with actionable and comprehensive data. Knowre partners with schools, private education companies, and other corporations with the goal of helping students reach their full potential.

TeachBoost allows teachers to own their growth and development. For school administrators, focus on feedback, not paperwork. Simple Observations. Better Development.Branching Minds solves a large and growing problem for teachers, principals and superintendents: educators have no clear way of figuring out why students are struggling to learn, or what teachers should do to help them get back on track. Our platform helps teachers to identify students’ cognitive learning strengths and challenges, algorithmically matches them with research-backed learning supports, and then tracks and reports data on student progress.

Junior Explorers is a social enterprise founded with a mission is to connect kids to the planet, inspiring the next generation of environmental stewards. We teach kids about wildlife and nature and also the importance of giving back to conservation. We have created a first-of-its-kind subscription experience that takes kids on exciting missions each month through kits delivered via mail, as well as an engaging online experience. Kids are inspired to explore different ecosystems, such as the Arctic, the Serengeti and the Amazon, introducing them to the animals, landscape, and natives of each region.

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