Proposal for Talk Session: Where does Alabama stand in digital education?

Wade Kwon

Alabama has great potential when it comes to education, but lags behind other states in execution and results. What should we do right now to improve digital access to classes and instructors? What should we stop doing?

Consultant Wade Kwon leads the discussion that will generate ideas, debate and questions for our future. Join in and help to build the state’s educational roadmap.

  • What digital resources do educators have to reach more students?
  • What areas should policy makers focus on in the next 3 years to improve digital outreach?
  • What types of professional development are needed to help educators with digital learning?
  • What are the most effective digital education programs in other states?
  • What should Alabama stop doing in digital education?
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About Wade Kwon

Birmingham native Wade Kwon works as a communications consultant and conference director of Y'all Connect. The Poynter Institute selected Wade as one of 35 Influential People in Social Media. Birmingham Magazine readers selected him as Best Tweeter 2 years running in the Best of B’ham 2010 and 2011 online polls. His site, Magic City Post, was voted Best Website in the Birmingham’s Best 2011 readers’ poll by the Birmingham News; it also won 2011 Green Eyeshade Awards for Best Blog and Specialized Site.