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Digital Kids Media Summit

26 - 27 Sep 2017 | Austin, TX
Fee: Yes
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

Digital Kids Summit 2017 is a two-day, industry exclusive forum that brings together a diverse group of high level advisors to inspire, support and inform Digital Tech Innovators about the imminent future of kids’ digital play and learning.







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Digital Media and Learning Conference 2017

4 - 6 Oct 2017
Fee: Yes
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

The Digital Media and Learning Conference is an annual event supported by the MacArthur Foundation and organized by the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub located at the UC Humanities Research Institute, University of California, Irvine.







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2017 SLJ Leadership Summit: Confronting Our Literacy Crisis

7 - 8 Oct 2017
Fee: No
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

The 13th annual SLJ Leadership Summit: Confronting Our Literacy Crisis will bring together a dynamic group of school librarians, education leaders, and tech innovators, as well as authors, publishers, and vendor stakeholders to discuss how to take on a greater leadership role in overcoming the current literacy crisis—from teaching about and defending quality information over Fake News to fostering digital literacy and learning in these ever changing technological times.







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NCFL Families Learning Conference 2017

9 - 11 Oct 2017 | Tucson, AZ
Fee: Yes
Open to public: No
Category: Community

The nation’s largest family and community literacy conference, presented by the National Center for Families Learning, takes place in Tucson, Arizona this year. Gather with family literacy professionals, educators, researchers, advocates, coalition members, and policy makers from across the United States for the latest resources in education, networking opportunities, and more.







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National Summer Learning Association National Conference

23 - 25 Oct 2017 | Phoenix, AZ
Fee: Yes
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

Research confirms summer as one of the most inequitable times of the year for millions of young people in America and this year’s theme We’ve Got the Power! captures the critical work underway to change that. We’ve Got the Power! calls upon our collective will and the leadership of legions of educators, community members and corporate leaders to step up, speak out and stand in the gap for our nation’s children. At this year’s conference, workshops will focus on four strands:







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NAEYC Webinar: Tech in Early Childhood: Playful, Sensible Strategies for the Digital Age

Nov 2 2017
Fee: No
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

Five years after releasing the joint position statement, Technology and Interactive Media as Tools in Early Childhood Programs Serving Children from Birth through Age 8, Chip Donohue, Roberta Schomburg, and Sabrina Burroughs will be discussing further developments and findings on the use of technology and interactive media in early childhood programs. RSVP for the free webinar taking place Thursday, November 2 at 3pm ET. Learn More







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Dust or Magic 2017 Fall Institute

5 - 7 Nov 2017 | Lambertville, NJ
Fee: Yes
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

A group of reviewers, designers and researchers meet to review the past year in children’s interactive media, as well as the latest research, writing and trends. The three day event includes review of child development theory applied to the latest interactive media, plus demos, critiques, testing and brainstorming sessions.







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Media Literacy Week

6 - 10 Nov 2017
Fee: No
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

Media Literacy is the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, communicate, and create using all forms of communication. The mission of the United States Media Literacy Week is to highlight the power of media literacy education and its essential role in education today. There are countless ways to participate in Media Literacy Week and the Media Literacy community!







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Global Education Conference

13 - 16 Nov 2017
Fee: No
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

The Global Education Conference Network is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. Conference activities are designed to significantly increase opportunities for connecting classrooms while supporting cultural awareness and recognition of diversity and educational access for all. The event is free and takes place entirely online.







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2017 NAEYC Annual Conference

15 - 18 Nov 2017
Fee: Yes
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

The Annual Conference of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the largest gathering of thought leaders, classroom teachers and faculty, administrators, and other important practitioners and contributors in early childhood education.