Presented by Alan Downward, Ph.D., Senior Staff Scientist, Flinn Scientific
Presented by Kevin Baird, Chairman, Center for College & Career Readiness
Presented by Dr. Barbara Nemko, Superintendent, Napa County Office of Education (CA); Olivia Martinez, English Language Development & Biliteracy Director, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD (TX); Jennifer Jelavich, Colusa County District Administrator, Colusa County Office of Education (CA); and Pinky Jelavich, Jennifer’s Assistant, Colusa County Office of Education (CA)
Moderated by Ilene Rosenthal, CEO, Footsteps2Brilliance
Presented by Michael Robb, Ph.D., Senior Director of Research, Common Sense Media; and Tim Oppenheim, Chief Information Officer, National Head Start Association
Moderated by Jennifer Ehehalt, Sr. Regional Manager, Common Sense Education
Presented by Evelyn Wassel, Ed.D., Senior Learning Leader, Eduscape; and Machele Clark, Senior Learning Leader, Eduscape
Presented by Dr. A. Katrise Perera, Superintendent, Gresham-Barlow School District, OR; Glenn Robbins, Superintendent, Brigantine Public Schools, NJ; and Dr. Aaron Spence, Superintendent, Virginia Beach City Public Schools, VA
Presented by Shannon McClintock Miller, District Teacher Librarian and Innovation Director, Van Meter Community School (IA); and Yevgen Borodin, Ph.D., CEO of Capti Voice and Research Professor at Stony Brook University
Moderated by Rita Ferrandino, Innovation Consultant, Catalyst @PennGSE University of Pennsylvania
Presented by Heidi Pitlor, Coordinator of Distance Learning, Monarch Center for Autism
“No significant learning occurs without a significant relationship.” This quote by Dr. James P. Comer highlights the importance of strong teacher-student connections. In an edWeb edLeader Panel, sponsored by Intellispark, the presenters concurred with Comer that it is now even more critical to monitor student wellbeing and maintain healthy relationships.
With remote learning still at play, students now rely on virtual engagement with their teachers to have questions answered and assignments clarified. With the appropriate tools and tech access, instructional assistance from afar can be academically beneficial.