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Thursday, November 14 • 11:30am - 1:30pm
Lunch and Keynote Address "Creating Meaningful and Equitable Learning Experiences - Beyond Good Intentions" by Dr. Nathan Lang-Raad

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  • Vita-Learn Welcome Remarks
  • Presentation of the Frank Watson Lifetime Achievement Award: The award is presented to a person whose many years of devoted service, vision and leadership have significantly advanced Vermont educational technology at the local, regional and state level.
  • Charlie Wilson Innovation Grant Opportunity: Deadline to apply is Friday November 15 at noon. Presented Friday during Closing Remarks. In honor of one of Vermont's most leading-edge innovators who was always on the forefront of educational technology, Vita-Learn will provide a grant to a Vermont school to launch a new project using educational technology in an innovative way. Learn how your school can qualify for the Charlie Wilson Innovation Grant Award at: https://vtfest.vita-learn.org/charlie-wilson-grant/
  • Keynote Address: Creating Meaningful and Equitable Learning Experiences - Beyond Good Intentions: For our students to experience meaningful learning, we must be intentional with planning and our vision must include building creativity skills.  Where do chaos, self-directed learning, personalized pathways fit into the context of a nurturing and intentional structure for increasing creativity in the classroom?  Dr. Nathan Lang-Raad, author, speaker, and Chief Education Officer at WeVideo, will share his experience at NASA, as a STEM administrator, as a curriculum director working with instructional coaches, and as a classroom teacher as we all work together to map the future of #vted - with intention. 

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Nathan Lang-Raad

Chief Education Officer, WeVideo
Author, Google Certified Educator, Microsoft Innovative Educator, 2016 Apple Teacher, Solution Tree Consultant, Chief Education Officer at WeVideo.

Thursday November 14, 2019 11:30am - 1:30pm EST
Oscar Wilde Ballroom