The Knewton Blog

Our monthly newsletter features edtech and product updates, with a healthy dose of fun Knerd news.

SXSWedu: Vote for “D is for Data”

Posted in Adaptive Learning on August 21, 2014 by

Interested in data and education? We could use your help!

Knewton is headed to SXSWedu next March, and we’ve put together a great panel about big data in education.

Every year, SXSWedu crowd-sources the conference programming with its “PanelPicker,” allowing the public to provide feedback and vote on the submissions. Below you’ll find more info about “D is for Data,” our proposed panel. Sound interesting? Vote now!

Voting runs through September 5. We really appreciate the support.

D is for Data

This candid discussion led by NPR’s Anya Kamenetz will tackle myths and concerns about data in education. What are data’s opportunities and limitations? As adaptive learning spreads globally, leading publishers and beloved organizations like Sesame Workshop are using Knewton to analyze data and create more effective lessons. Expert panelists will share what they are seeing on the ground, address common concerns from teachers and parents, and offer predictions on data’s future role in education.

Panelists include:

Vote here.