Fri, October 10th
721 Broadway- 4th Floor, Room 50
Join author and journalist Anya Kamenetz and your fellow students and alumni interested in education for a conversation about a range of relevant issues from the field. We will touch on DIY learning, standardized testing and big data, student privacy, charter schools, and technology in the classroom. This is a great chance to make friends, meet alumni, and ask good (or bad) questions that will help shape your next education project!
Anya is a staff writer at Fast Company and NPR’s lead education blogger. She’s the author of Generation Debt and DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education. Her next book, The Test, about standardized testing, will be published by in 2015. Recently she has written about the big data revolution in higher ed, the controversial demise of neighborhood schools in New Orleans, and the adoption of technology in K-12 classrooms.