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Language Development and Family Engagement in the Digital Age A Network-Building Institute for Next Generation Leaders

1 - 2 Aug 2016 | Washington, DC
Fee: No
Open to public: No
Category: Cooney Center presenting

On August 1-2, 2016, New America and the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop will co-host an invitation-only network building and leadership development institute for community leaders, policymakers, and researchers in the fields of family engagement and early literacy who are interested in new approaches for the Digital Age. Partners in this institute include the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting/PBS Ready to Learn, the Early Learning Lab, Erikson Institute, the Migration Policy Institute, the National League…

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Games+Learning+Society Conference

17 - 19 Aug 2016 | Madison, Wisconsin
Fee: Yes
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

The GLS Conference is the premier video games and learning event. Now in it’s twelfth year,  our event continues to be one of the top destinations where the people who create and research high-quality digital learning media can gather to discuss and help shape the direction of the field. GLS is best known for its high quality program, top notch attendees list, and playful atmosphere. Each year, we foster in-depth conversation across diverse disciplines including game studies and culture, game…

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Revolutionary Learning 2016

17 - 19 Aug 2016 | New York, NY
Fee: Yes
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

Revolutionary Learning 2016 will feature hands-on workshops, educational keynotes, a Local Game Jam, a Revolutionary Game Arcade, and ample networking activities designed to connect attendees with professionals who will inspire. Colleagues and thought leaders from the cutting edge of learning will be in attendance – it’s the one place to truly learn from each other. Featured Session: Who Says What’s “Educational”? The Role of Research in Learning Games: A Panel Discussion Thursday, August 18 9:00am – 10:15am ET With the growth of digital…

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Digital Kids Summit

13 - 14 Sep 2016
Fee: Yes
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

The Summit brings together thought leaders focused on emerging technology, ed tech and the intersection of learning and entertainment in every aspect of the kids’ business – whether looking for inspiration, product development, or service support for launching a never-before seen product or looking for practical advice for creating a sustained and profitable business all in the heart of innovation Silicon Valley. Register: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ecj3uecq9305e858&oseq=&c=&ch=

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2016 International Mind, Brain and Education Society (IMBES) Conference

15 - 17 Sep 2016 | Toronto, Canada
Fee: Yes
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

The mission of IMBES is to facilitate cross-cultural collaboration in biology, education and the cognitive and developmental sciences. The 2016 conference will focus on the learning, the process and the future of Mind, Brain and Education (MBE) work. In addition to hearing about new exciting research, speakers will discuss the challenges and their learning, and attendees will be encouraged to take part in sessions exploring how to push this field forward. Michael Levine will present on a panel with Kathy Hirsh-Pasek. More…

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Digital Media and Learning Conference 2016

5 - 7 Oct 2016
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. The conference is meant to be an inclusive, international and annual gathering of scholars and practitioners in the field, focused on fostering interdisciplinary and participatory dialog and linking theory, empirical study, policy, and practice. http://dml2016.dmlhub.net/