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Leaders, educators and students all need access to data in order to make informed decisions in regard to student needs and learning opportunities. With personalized learning systems, an experience can be self-initiated as well as self-directed to further enhance discovery and drive an increase in student outcomes. In this panel discussion, speakers will discuss effective uses of personalized learning, highlight leading solutions, as well as share how they measure student outcomes. In addition, you will gain insight into how large scale personalize learning systems are deployed across multiple schools in districts and regions.
Moderator: Scott Kinney Senior Vice President, Discovery Education An acknowledged thought leader and powerful voice in support of educational technology, Scott Kinney has more than 20 years of experience in the education industry. As senior vice president for Discovery Education, Kinney cultivates partnerships with school districts across the country, working with educators and administrators to develop customized solutions that support their strategic goals and empower them to make the transition from print to digital.
Jim Wynn Chief Education Officer, Promethean Jim Wynn leads the Education Strategy group at Promethean, a UK based Global Education technology company. After more over 20 years in education as a mathematics and computing teacher and head teacher of two secondary schools in England Jim has held strategic education roles at RM , Microsoft and Cisco. Jim has also worked on national and international projects with bodies such UNESCO, the British Council and the Global Education Initiative.
Jon Phillips Managing Director, Worldwide Education Dell Jon Phillips is the Director for Dell Global Education Practice. In this role, he leads the global strategy for Dell’s education services and solutions. Leading Dell’s team of education experts focused on driving innovative technology solutions specifically designed to personalize learning for students and to increase efficiency in schools and universities around the world.
Helen Honisett, VP Technology, Partner Markets, Pearson Helen is a specialist in learning technologies and techniques. Her expertise is in the integration of new and existing technologies into existing pedagogies and curricula in order to support the transition towards 21st Century learning. With a focus on both teaching and learning she has worked with education providers to support them and their staff through such a transformation. Helen's objective is to ensure that educators at all levels have the skills and services they need to support and facilitate the learning journey of today’s and future students.
Valerie Karaitiana Principal of Dallas Brooks Community Primary School
Valerie Karaitiana is the Principal of Dallas Brooks Community Primary School. She has more the 36 years of experience in education. Valerie has been a principal for the past 10 years. Valerie has led many research based projects around the effective use of technology in the classroom. The latest research project that Valerie is leading is the ”New Pedagogies for Deep Learning”.