Student empowerment via technology with Joseph South from the U.S. Department of Education, Educational Technology. For more information on this TED talk go to www.TEDxElCajonSalon.com
Joseph South is the Director of the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education. Joseph provides leadership for transforming education through the power of technology and is part of the team that is realizing the President's ConnectED Initiative to bring high speed broadband, interactive devices, professional development for teachers and leaders, and high quality, low cost digital content to our nation's classrooms.
Joseph is responsible for developing national educational technology policy, supporting Future Ready educators, collaborating with other stakeholders to a nurture robust ecosystem of ed tech entrepreneurs and innovators, and increasing the use of openly licensed educational resources via the #GoOpen campaign.
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