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News,  July 22, 2008

NECC highlights tech's 'transformative' power

"Transformation and collaboration were the central ideas of the 2008 National Educational Computing Conference (NECC) in San Antonio, which kicked off June 29 with a call to fundamentally change education and continued with several other sessions that repeated this theme.

Hosted by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), NECC is the largest educational technology conference in North America. Now in its 29th year, the conference brought together more than 12,000 educators and school administrators from around the world to network, share successful ed-tech strategies, and learn from their colleagues.

And in keeping with the theme of this year's event--'Convene, Connect, and Transform'--ISTE President Trina J. Davis opened the conference by challenging attendees to really transform education through the use of technology, not just layer technology onto traditional instructional practices."

URL: http://www.eschoolnews.com/news/top-news/?i=54581;_hbguid=b4e2efc2-e290-485c-96d9-a2a370905df6
Posted by wrivenburgh on July 22, 2008 | News
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