Center for Houston’s Future, with a panel of students and technology experts.
Andrea White, J.D., education activist, author and former First Lady of Houston.
Umesh Verma, Blue Lance President and CEO.
Carlos Solis, Ph.D. is an award-winning Manager of Educational Technologies at Rice University. His projects range from implementing a middle school electronic studio environment, to developing an electronic community of HISD teachers, and the first online video courses at Rice.
Christian Ante, a Junior at Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School of Houston
Erick Lopez just completed his junior year at Northbrook High School
Isaac Valdez, a junior in Applied Mathematics at the University of Houston-Downtown
Students Have Their Say: Education and Technology – an interactive panel discussion where the audience and experts can have up-close conversations about the topics that matter most to them – part of the Center for Houston’s Future Annual Summer Salon Series
Wednesday, June 6, 2012, 7:30am – 9:00am
Canopy on Montrose (3939 Montrose Blvd., Houston, TX 77006)
· More than 40 percent of students now designate online classes as an essential component of their learning experience. – Project Tomorrow’s Speak Up Survey
· More than 6.1 million current college students took a Web-based course in fall 2010. Nearly a third of students have taken one during their college careers. – Boston Globe
· Technology is fast evolving – is education keeping pace? What technology do today’s students use? What would be on their technology wish list to help them learn?
· How could technology be utilized to make education more relevant and effective?
Center for Houston’s Future, The Region’s Think Tank, is a 501 c(3) nonprofit that works to solve our region’s toughest problems by providing meaningful research, defining innovative strategies, and engaging diverse leaders. To find out more, visit www.futurehouston.org.
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