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Open Education Week

The Open Education Movement advocates sharing content, reducing barriers to, and increasing access in in education. During Open Education Week, the organization will host free events online and in locations around the world to raise awareness of the movement and its impacts.  Participation in all events is free and open to anyone. For more information, […]

SXSWEdu

SXSWedu seeks to converge the wide variety of stakeholders who share an interest in 21st Century innovation and best practices. The attendees represent not only education professionals including teachers, administrators and university professors, but also business, industry and policy leaders who all share a keen interest in modernizing teaching and learning. For more information, please […]

KidScreen Summit

Bringing together top executives and decision makers within children’s entertainment, KidScreen Summit allows participant to engage in thoughtful conversation about the current issues impacting the industry, current market needs and trends, upcoming challenges, and ultimately how to move business forward. Nearly 1,500 delegates from over 800 companies are expected to participate in the energetic forum […]

How and Why Digital Badges Promote College and Career Readiness

Welcome back! In our first post, we told you about Connected Foundations, a digital literacy program funded by the US Department of Commerce’s Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) and managed by the NYC Department of Education and the NYC Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications. In this post, we’ll describe the “badged and blended” formula […]

National Association for the Education of Young Children Conference

The NAEYC Annual Conference & Expo invites teachers, researchers, administrators and anyone involved in early childhood education for a unique professional development opportunity. The conference exposes attendees to the latest research and best practices in early childhood education and offers a comprehensive networking experience. This year’s conference will focus on Developmentally Appropriate Practices in the […]

National Association for the Education of Young Children Conference

The NAEYC Annual Conference & Expo invites teachers, researchers, administrators and anyone involved in early childhood education for a unique professional development opportunity. The conference exposes attendees to the latest research and best practices in early childhood education and offers a comprehensive networking experience. This year’s conference will focus on Developmentally Appropriate Practices in the […]

Partnership for Global Learning Conference

The Asia Society Partnership for Global Learning annual conference focuses on preparing American students to be globally competent and college-ready. With a theme of “Pathways to Global Competence,” this event invites educators, business leaders, policymakers and more to network and discuss pathways to global competence. For more information please visit http://sites.asiasociety.org/pgl2012/

Psychology of Mathematics in Education

The Psychology of Mathematics Education invites its members to Taipei for a discussion of “Opportunities to Learn in Mathematics Education.” The conference hopes to spark innovation in how math education is developed and promoted. For more information please visit

iPad and Skills: Not Just A Cool Toy

Part Two of Cooney Center Fellow Sarah Vaala’s day spent observing children with developmental disabilities and iPads. Part One focused on the affordances of the iPad. Part Two focuses on specific skills that are fostered through using an iPad. Part Three addresses the limitations. During my day at the Mary Cariola Children’s Center Preschool Program […]

iLearn More

Carly Shuler is a researcher, developer, and author in the children’s media and toy industry. As our inaugural Fellow, Carly has researched and authored a number of Cooney Center reports, including D is for Digital, iLearn and Pockets of Potential. Since her fellowship, Carly has continued her work with the Center, leading many of our […]