Recap All the Exciting SXSWedu News this Week

By Jessi | February 22, 2013

The SXSWedu Conference & Festival will feature a wide array of programming and events designed around the robust community from the many facets of the learning landscape to connect, collaborate and engage in meaningful discussions surrounding developments in education.

Photo by Carlos AustinThis week we introduced a list of exciting new events. If you missed out on any of the news, heres a recap:

Hands-on Learning in the Makerspace

SXSWedu announced the exciting list of makers lined up for the debut of SXSWedu Makerspace this week. The hands-on space will highlight the engaging and practical approach to teaching and learning. Special thanks to EdSurge and Trinity Education Group for all their assistance supporting the maker movement at SXSWedu.

Policy Forum to Take Place at SXSWedu

SXSWedu, in partnership with The Texas Tribune is proud to debut it's new Policy Forum featuring prominent voices addressing key policy topics in public and higher education.

Sponsored Series Join the Programming Lineup

In addition to a wide selection of Concurrent Sessions submitted and selected by the SXSWedu community via PanelPicker, the 2013 conference programming has expanded to include a number of sponsored session and workshop series to choose from.

A Day in the Life Series

hosted by inBloom
Joining SXSWedu, inBloom will publicly demonstrate their inBloom-enabled technologies for the first time.

Engage Series

hosted by Cengage Learning
The Engage Series will will feature sessions dedicated to improving the academic success of higher education students via 21st Century strategies and tools that support personalized learning experiences.

Hands-On Workshop Sereis

hosted by LEGO ® Education
The Hands-On Workshop Series, hosted by LEGO ® Education, explores effective hands-on strategies and tools to enhance STEM and humanities education.

College and Career Speakers at Future Plans

The Future Plans College & Career Fair, a free and open to the public event for Central Texas high school students and their families on the evening of Tuesday, March 5, will feature two stages of speakers. Several speakers, who will address the challenges and choices related to college and career readiness, have already been announced.

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