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Making the most of SXSW EDU: 5 Tips from a conference veteran

For education professionals seeking to stay current with the most important innovations in teaching and learning, no event rivals the annual SXSW EDU conference in Austin, Texas, coming up on March 4 through 7. As you’d expect from its name, SXSW EDU is jam-packed with a Texas-sized selection of learning, professional development, and networking opportunities for teachers, principals, school administrators, researchers, consultants, and innovators.

12. February 2019
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    PCG at SXSW EDU: The transformational power of “presuming competence” in every student we teach

    A friend of mine has what would be considered a significant disability: Mindy uses a wheelchair, has limited mobility, and communicates primarily by utilizing device she controls with the movement of her eyes to create text and speech output. She requires assistance from others to eat, get dressed, and complete other activities of daily living.

    • 1. March 2019
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    Exploring Black education in America

    This week, SXSWEDU published a new guest blog post by PCG’s own Bruce Douglas, in which, Bruce offers a detailed and poignant review of the 2018 panel discussion he found most impactful at the SXSWEDU conference this past March in Austin, Texas.

    • 8. November 2018
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    Read to be Ready, The Importance of Summer Camps

    Starting next month month,  more than 7,700 Tennessee students will participate in the extraordinarily successful Read to be Ready summer camps the Tennessee Department of Education (DOE) offers...

    • 31. May 2018
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    Los Patojos founder Juan Pablo Romero Fuentes sponsored by PCG at this year’s SXSWedu Conference

    In a school of 300 students 2,500 miles from Public Consulting Group's headquarters in Boston, Juan Pablo Romero Fuentes demonstrates every day the power of an idea that is core to PCG's mission: Education, health care, and human services such as providing adequate shelter, food, clothing, and family resources are all critical services in the lives of young people. 

    • 2. May 2018