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SXSW Edu

5 - 8 Mar 2018 | Austin, TX
Fee: Yes
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

SXSW EDU features a diverse array of speakers, sessions, workshops, learning experiences, policy discussions and film screenings programmed to foster learning and discovery for all education stakeholders. Learn More







COSN 2018 Annual Conference

12 - 15 Mar 2018 | Washington D.C.
Fee: Yes
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

We are living during a time of unprecedented and rapid change. New technologies like artificial intelligence, 3D printing, and robotics are emerging with the potential for having a transformative impact on industry, the economy and society as a whole.   Our physical and digital worlds are fusing, resulting in breakthroughs that were only imagined in the past. The speed and scope of this technological transformation is exponential with the potential for unlimited possibilities and endless opportunities. What are the implications…







Webinar: Tackling World Issues by Fostering Global Competence in the Classroom

Mar 13 2018
Fee: No
Open to public: Yes
Category: Cooney Center presenting

In a rapidly changing and complex world, how can we make sure that our young people develop an understanding of global issues and the empathy necessary to engage in making change? Join the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, World Savvy and World’s Largest Lesson at 3pm ET on Monday, March 13 for a free Share My Lesson webinar on creating global citizens. These three organizations will provide you with three distinct, but complementary ways for students to understand the…







Children and Families in the Digital Age Book Launch Event

Mar 14 2018 | Redwood City
Fee: No
Open to public: No
Category: Cooney Center

The Bay Area Children’s Media Group, the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, Digital Promise and Common Sense Media present Children and Families in the Digital Age. Join us for a panel conversation with researchers who are exploring the ways in which families with young children are using media together for learning and communication. The session will highlight research conducted as part of the Families and Media Project that is featured in the new book Children and Families in the Digital…







ASCD Empower18

24 - 26 Mar 2018 | Boston, MA
Fee: Yes
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

ASCD connects educators with the resources, knowledge, and community to implement a whole child approach. Through learning paths, educators can direct their own professional learning—receiving exactly what they need to empower their schools and students. Learn More







Dust or Magic Masterclass in Bologna

Mar 25 2018 | Bologna, Italy
Fee: Yes
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

The 5th Annual Dust or Magic Masterclass—held in conjunction with the Bologna Children’s Bookfair—will be held Sunday afternoon, March 25, 2018 in the headquarters of the Bologna Children’s Bookfair, in Bologna Italy.  The international gathering brings leading digital experts together for demos and deep conversation about trends and design issues affecting children’s publishing. Learn More







Webinar: Mimi Ito Interviews Mitch Resnick on “Lifelong Kindergarten”

Mar 27 2018
Fee: No
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

Join Mimi Ito, director of the Connected Learning Lab at UC Irvine, as she interviews Mitch Resnick, the director of the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab, about his new book, “Lifelong Kindergarten: Cultivating Creativity through Projects, Passion, Peers and Play.” Mimi Ito is a cultural anthropologist, studying youth new media practices in the U.S. and Japan. She oversees research activities of the Digital Media and Learning Hub and is Chair of the MacArthur Research Network on Connected Learning…







Lego Idea Conference

9 - 11 Apr 2018
Fee: Yes
Open to public: No
Category: Community

Under the theme of Empowering Children to Shape Tomorrow, the 2018 LEGO Idea Conference seeks to explore how learning through play can be a powerful part of addressing the global learning crisis. Through an experiential and content-rich conference, it aims to build a deeper understanding of behaviors, motivations, and aspirations that will help unlock more adoption of learning through play, transforming how children learn in the home, community and classroom. Learn More







American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting

13 - 17 Apr 2018 | New York, NY
Fee: Yes
Open to public: No
Category: Cooney Center presenting

The AERA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research. It is a showcase for ground-breaking, innovative studies in a diverse array of areas—from early education through higher education, from digital learning to second language literacy. It is where to encounter ideas and data that will shape tomorrow’s education practices and policies, and where to connect with leading thinkers from the U.S. and around the world. Featured Session: Cooney Center Research Manager Alexia Raynal…







Children’s Screen Time Action Network Conference

20 - 21 Apr 2018 | Boston, MA
Fee: Yes
Open to public: No
Category: Community

The very first conference dedicated to reducing children’s screen time. Learn about health risks related to screen and device overuse. Attend workshops designed to help you communicate more effectively with parents. Meet other professionals who believe that reducing children’s screen time is necessary and possible. Explore opportunities for partnerships. Participate in round table discussions and working groups. Learn More