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Join Learning List at ASCD

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[source: ASCD]

If you’re attending the national ASCD conference , visit Learning List’s booth #540.

Come see how our detailed alignment reports and researched-based reviews can help you choose the best materials for your students and use the materials you have more efficiently.Learn more about what our service can do for your district by clicking here .

Here’s a glimpse of the 70th Annual ASCD Conference by the numbers:

  • ~ 5000 attendees from across the US,
  • ~ 300 Exhibitors
  • > 350 Sessions and
  • 28 Pre-conference institutes

With industry-leading speakers such as Sara Lewis and Nicholas Negroponte, the ASCD conference also features a  free sing-along concert with Peter Yarrow, formerly of Peter, Paul and Mary.

 

 

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Don’t Make a Million Dollar Mistake: Meet with Learning List at TASA Midwinter Conference (Jan.25-28)

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[Source: TASA]

Have you ever purchased instructional materials that your teachers ultimately don’t use? You’re not alone.

On average, districts purchase over $500,000 of instructional materials that sit unused on closet or warehouse shelves. Instructional materials are generally a district’s largest annual purchase. Learn how to maximize your district’s ROI on IM purchases.  Presenters will discuss common mistakes in the purchasing process, key criteria for assessing instructional materials and the essential questions to ask publishers before you buy. See the postcard below for more details about how to meet Learning List at:

1) Don’t Make a Million Dollar Mistake! (Session on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2:15-3:15PM in Convention Center Level C, Room 10C) and

2) Exhibit Booth #209 (see floor plan below)

[Learning List Booth #209]

[Learning List Booth #209]

 

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How to Align Resources Without Bias: Texas ASCD’s Ignite ’14

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For the first time, the Texas ASCD* Ignite ’14 Conference is providing a marketplace area for conference attendees to review Exhibitors’ best practices for learning, teaching and leadership in education. Nearly 20 providers will be showcasing their solutions and services at Ignite ’14 from June 16 to June 18 at the Embassy Suites DFW in Frisco, Texas.

Walter McKenzie, a veteran educator and EdTech leader, is one of the attendees who encourages Texas ASCD attendees to visit Learning List at Ignite ’14. As he tweeted earlier today, Learning List is “working to align published and open resources for schools without bias.”

ASCD Tweet Walter

As the editor of the Actualization Blog, Walter regularly writes about topics and insights that he gleans through the transformation of education nationwide. You can read his latest topics here.

If you’re in the process of selecting instructional materials (IM) or looking ahead toward the upcoming adoption of IM for High School Math and K12 Social Studies for Texas’ schools/districts, we welcome you to speak with Jackie Lain, President of Learning List, at Texas ASCD’s Ignite 14 between June 16th and June 18th.

The conference is also a key venue for networking and learning from internationally recognized presenters in hands-on groundbreaking sessions designed to integrate technology in the curriculum. It’s a great way to provide the spark that teams need to develop innovative plans for curriculum development at schools and districts.

*Texas ASCD = Texas Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

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