The Empowered Learner: The Future History of Education
Moderated by Kevin Hogan, eSchool News, Editor-at-Large
Date: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Time: 3:00 pm EST / 12:00 pm PST
Duration: 1 hour
We can finally begin the transformation of teaching and learning in earnest. This conversation is for leaders and educators to create an empowered culture. A culture that delivers real impact with modern digital learning. Education is at the forefront of the “mobile-first, cloud-first” era. Today, learning happens continuously and on-demand for students and teachers. It is super important that we get this opportunity right for each learner. This means we must improve education productivity and opportunity for student success within historical constraints of time, facilities, and funding. Microsoft has been a critical enabler for education leaders around the world to drive their learning innovation. Join education veteran, Cameron Evans, CTO and harbinger of education transformation at Microsoft, on field-tested and research.
In this webinar you will learn how to:
- Empower educators with modern technology and capabilities
- Engage and enable students for college and career readiness
- Successfully leverage devices as a tool in driving real teaching, learning, and creating
Chief Technology Officer (Harbinger of Education Transformation)
US Education, Microsoft Corporation
Cameron Evans serves as the National and Chief Technology Officer of Microsoft Education, responsible for shaping and leading Microsoft’s empowered learning agenda in US Education.
A 20-year veteran for education and training, Cameron has been a pioneer and leader of education transformation in public schools and universities across the nation. Cameron focuses his expertise on sustainable education initiatives that improve individual learner outcomes and the productivity of people with technology.
Cameron is a sought-after speaker and frequent lecturer on issues impacting learning, the academic enterprise, and school innovation. As the US spokesperson for Microsoft in Education, Cameron conferences and writes on literacy, STEM, entrepreneurship, gaming, leadership, and innovation monthly.
Cameron is a US Air Force veteran. He holds a bachelor’s degree in management-computer information systems from Park University and a Masters in Business Administration specializing in Global Leadership from The University of Texas at Dallas. He enjoys all forms of creative work, fitness tech, eating dessert first, and travel with his bride and daughter.