On April 30, the US Department of Education is offering a day-long (noon-6pm) online summit to address the opportunities of new technologies for rural students and educators:
The U.S. Department of Education is sponsoring this virtual conference designed to provide examples of how technology is being used to overcome the challenges of distance to increase learning for students and educators. Come and see demonstrations of technology that can be used in the classroom and ideas for professional development. Log-in with a group of your students or individually to join classroom activities that can be done at your school, find out more about broadband Internet availability, and participate in professional development sessions.
Registration is free. Learn more about the agenda and presenters here.