Trust Me! Blockchain as the Building Block for Lifelong Learning
Participate and share : Interactive lecture
Monday, June 24, 2:30–3:30 pm
Jim Blew Sharon Leu Jake Steel
Education blockchains and digital credentials are the digital infrastructure for lifelong learning. They are tools that empower students to own and curate the comprehensive record of their learning achievements, and use these as they progress through their education path and as they advance in their careers.
|Audience:||Chief technology officers/superintendents/school board members, Curriculum/district specialists, Technology coordinators/facilitators|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
|ISTE Standards:||For Education Leaders:
- Understand blockchain technology and types of blockchain implementations
- Learn how digital credentials on blockchain infrastructure can enable student mobility across a lifelong learning and career paths
- Discuss important policy issues and other implications of student owned education records
- Explore ways to participate in an education blockchain network
Relatively good and many things.
Jake is currently the Deputy Director of the Office of Educational Technology and the Senior Advisor over K-12 Education in the Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development at the U.S. Department of Education. The team leads on policy analysis and formulation, development of legislative proposals, and evaluation of existing and proposed education programs. Prior to joining the Department of Education, Jake spent a year as a White House Fellow placed at the Domestic Policy Council. His work there focused on education policy and included American Indian and Alaska Native Education and the State and Federal STEM Education Summit.