The Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME) at Teachers College, Columbia University and the Village Scholar Foundation cordially invite you to attend the Apps that Close the Gap Summit on Saturday, May 11, 2013 to showcase cutting-edge technologies that are accelerating achievement in urban K-12 Schools.

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Event Features
Keynotes from Jaime Casap, Global Education Evangelist, Google and Jessie Woolley-Wilson, CEO, Dreambox learning

Three Panel discussions
#1 Virtual Villages – If it takes a village to raise a child, can that village be virtual? This panel will explore technologies and platforms that enable
people to create virtual villages for intervention, collaboration, learning, and sharing resources for and with youth.

#2 Digital Citizenship – How do we prepare urban youth to become engaged, ethical, and productive participants in a 21st century, technology driven,
hyper connected world.  This panel will highlight methods and practices to help youth develop the professional skills and critical awareness needed to be
Digital Citizens.

#3 Future Technologies, Today – The future has arrived. This panel will highlight breakthrough technologies and practices that enable students to be active
agents in their own learning while offering individualized support to students, teachers, and parents. Come and hear how you can put these future technologies
to use in your classroom, today.

Participants also have access to the Digital Salon, where they can browse and demo technology from upcoming EdTech companies

For more information contact: Ashley Smith: