Will Technology Disrupt the Way We Learn?

This session is co-Presented with NBC News' "Education Nation." The onset of courseware, tablets, and social media sites is being addressed cautiously in some educational environments and ravenously in others. Will mobile devices, iPads, and social platforms truly transform the way students learn and teachers teach? Will new technology platforms revolutionize classrooms across the country?

Festival: 2012

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