The Changing Business of Play and Learning

8:45-11:15 AM January 10
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

In raising a tech-savvy next generation, we need a keen understanding of play and learning. Play experts and EdTech giants collaborate to shape future-ready kids.

  • 8:45-8:50 AM Welcome to the Human Touch of Tech: Kids and Family of Today
  • 8:50-9:35 AM Is Play the Secret Sauce?
  • 9:35-9:45 AM Tech and Individualized Instruction: Empowering Early Literacy
  • 9:45-10:15 AM Is STEM A Four Letter Word?
  • 10:15-10:45 AM Everyday Learning: EDTech Times Perspective
  • 10:45-11:15 AM Revolutionizing Youth Sports Training with Wearables

Moderator
Ken Seiter
Executive Vice President,
The Toy Association

Moderator
Hester Tinti-Kane
CEO,
Ed TechTimes

Speaker
Vera Blau-McCandliss
Director of Educational Research & Curriculum,
Square Panda Inc.

Speaker
Michael Blaustein
Product Manager,
Learning Resources Inc

Speaker
Warren Buckleitner
Editor,
Children's Technology Review

Speaker
Tonda Bunge Sellers
Producer,
Living In Digital Times

Speaker
Mary Couzin
President and Founder,
Chicago Toy & Game Group, Inc

Speaker
Sara DeWitt
VP, PBS KIDS Digital,
PBS

Speaker
Zee Dubrovsky
CEO,
Root Robotics

Speaker
Erik Fisher
Psychologist,
Dr. E... Presents

Speaker
Sophia Hanson
Robot,
Hanson Robotics

Speaker
Wesley Horne
Owner and Creator,
ShotDoctor

Speaker
Jody LeVos
Director, Child Development and Learning,
Mattel

Speaker
Robin Raskin
Founder and President ,
Living in Digital Times

Speaker
Connor Regan
Program Lead, Be Internet Awesome,
Google

Speaker
Krissa Watry
CEO,
Dynepic

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