TeenFuture2.0: Technology & Your Child's Future

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

Friday 11th March, 2011

5:00pm to 6:00pm (CST)

Education is failing our youth - maybe it's your child or teen... or even you. A recent study by the Gates Foundation and Public Agenda found that 67% of youth say their guidance counselor failed them in preparing them for their futures. Today, those graduating face a 29% jobless rate, partly as jobs move overseas. Global issues and global business underscore the need to better prepare our youth.

What can you do? In this exciting and engaging panel, led by Dow Jones columnist, author, national commentator (Oprah, CNN), and founder of SuperFutures, you'll learn:

  • Where education is headed - new initiatives underway that could transform traditional learning
  • The latest innovations in education using technology
  • Ways to implement social media into your classroom or home to talk connect with your student
  • How technology is being used to move education outside the classroom - to provide practical, real-world learning for your child
  • Where social media and technology is hurting education and your child's future -- and what you can do
  • Why “learning by doing” is becoming critical to your child’s success

LEVEL: Beginner

About the speaker

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Jennifer Openshaw

America's Family Financial Expert. Author, The Millionaire Zone. CEO, SuperFutures.com bio from Twitter

8 attendees

  • Ben Essen
  • Bruno Alves Mendonça
  • Paulien Dresscher
  • Dan Gebler
  • Eric Waite
  • Jesse Burkunk
  • Jennifer Openshaw
  • Laurence Musgrove

15 trackers

  • Andrea Genevieve
  • Bev Godwin
  •  Chris Heuer
  • Dan Weingrod
  • emisare
  • Eric Kramer
  • John Tokash
  • Maremel Institute
  • Patricia Marinho
  • Peter Zingg
  • Rachel Mercer
  • Trish Lawrence
  • romyfitz
  • scldn
  • Scott Crocker

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Time 5:00pm6:00pm CST

Date Fri 11th March 2011

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