Creative Constructor
Lab Virtual
Leadership Exchange
at ISTELive 21
Edtech Advocacy &
Policy Summit

Students Transforming Education through Global Challenges

Participate and share

Participate and share : Interactive lecture

Sunday, June 23, 3:00–4:00 pm
Location: 105AB

Olivia Bangs   Nancy Conrad   Omar Imtiaz   Divyesh Khatri   Kenneth Shelton  
Join the winning student team in the 2019 Conrad Challenge ‘Transforming Education Through Technology’ Category for a interactive session on their journey, and discover how you can enable your students to develop innovative ideas, too. After sharing their journey and impressive product, the student team will be joined by Nancy Conrad and Ken Shelton to discuss the power of this global challenge, and how to improve equitable access to that more students can enjoy opportunities like it.

Audience: Chief technology officers/superintendents/school board members, Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Innovative learning environments
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: STEM/STEAM, Science
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Empowered Learner
  • Students articulate and set personal learning goals, develop strategies leveraging technology to achieve them and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes.
Innovative Designer
  • Students know and use a deliberate design process for generating ideas, testing theories, creating innovative artifacts or solving authentic problems.
Additional detail: Student presentation
Disclosure: The submitter of this session has been supported by a company whose product is being included in the session

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Growth Mindset: Changing the Future - changing the mindsets and how being part of the change can promote transforming education
through technology.


Setting the Stage: How might we use technology to
engage students more deeply for better outcomes?

Students will share their 2019 Conrad Challenge presentations

Supporting research

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Olivia Bangs, SpeakEasy Team
Nancy Conrad, The Conrad Foundation
Omar Imtiaz, SpeakEasy Team
Divyesh Khatri, SpeakEasy Team
Kenneth Shelton, Elevate Education Inc.

Ken currently holds an M.A. in Education with a specialization in Educational Technology as well as New Media Design and Production. He has worked as an Educator for over 14 years and most recently taught technology at the Middle School level. Ken is an Apple Distinguished Educator and a Google Certified Innovator. Ken regularly gives keynotes and leads workshops, covering a wide variety of Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Equity and Inclusion, Multimedia Literacy, and Instructional Design topics. Ken is the ISTE Digital Equity PLN 2018 Excellence Award winner. Ken is currently a Global Keynote Specialist and Educational Technology Strategist.

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