Kathryn Parker Boudett, the director of the Data Wise Project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, will keynote the annual Tech & Learning Live @ Boston coming to theBoston Marriott Newton on Friday April 29, 2016.
Dr. Boudett will kick off a day of professional learning by presenting ways K-12 school leaders can use data effectively to make real changes in practice. She will challenge attendees to candidly assess the extent to which their organizations support educators in engaging in collaborative, inquiry-focused learning and teaching. She will then offer examples of what a successful model can look like when a school embraces a step-by-step process for keeping the core work of schools focused on improved outcomes for students.
This year’sTech & Learning Live @ Boston program is all about professional development for tech lead learners—those edtech leaders who bridge the gaps between classroom and administration, curriculum and technology, school and home. This full day of workshops and discussions is specifically designed to “train the trainers” with shared best practices, workshops, and discussions that attendees can take back to their districts and put into action. Click here to register at the discounted early bird rate.
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About Kathryn Parker Boudett
Kathryn Parker Boudett is lecturer on education and the director of the Data Wise Project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her passion lies in supporting educators in working together effectively to improve learning and teaching. She oversees a portfolio of on-campus and online programs (including a MOOC) that teach educators how to integrate the Data Wise Improvement Process into their core work. She also leads the Data Wise Coach Certification Program, which is designed to help schools and systems bring wise data practices to scale. Her publications include Meeting Wise: Making the Most of Collaborative Time for Educators (2014), coauthored with Elizabeth City; Data Wise: A Step-By-Step Guide to Using Assessment Results to Improve Teaching and Learning, Revised and Expanded Edition (2013), co-edited with Elizabeth City and Richard Murnane; Data Wise in Action: Stories of Schools Using Data to Improve Teaching and Learning (2007), co-edited with Jennifer Steele; and Key Elements of Observing Practice: A Data Wise DVD and Facilitator’s Guide(2010), co-authored with Elizabeth City and Marcia Russell; all of which are published by Harvard Education Press. Boudett holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and a BA in Economics from Yale University.