Recommended Resources from SXSWEDU Attendees
The SXSW EDU® Conference & Festival fosters innovation in learning by hosting a community of optimistic, forward-thinking, purpose-driven stakeholders with a shared goal of impacting the future of teaching and learning. ACC sends faculty and staff from a variety of departments to this Austin conference each year. We're sharing highlighted talks & resources that our 2018 ACC participants recommend .
Excellent information on connecting competency based education and culturally responsive education.

A powerful look at media literacy, the widespread consumption of fake news and the cultural implications of media manipulation.

Book Recommendations:
The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed, by Jessica Lahey
Teachers are building lessons based on the film, set in the super hi-tech, uncolonized African nation.

A panel discussion of current issues, data, and trends in Pre-K through college with esteemed educational and civic leaders.

Documentary that tells the story of a profound, essential, and, until now,
missing chapter in the history of American music: the Indigenous influence.
The full sensory live documentary takes viewers on a journey from the African continent through milestone events in African-American history.

Promotes the art and craft of storytelling and to honor and celebrate the diversity and commonality of human experience. Watch the SXSW EDU keynote.

Book Recommendations:
Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students by Zaretta Hammond

For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood... and the Rest of Y'all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education by Christopher Emdin
Mission is to increase the leadership capacity of women in education technology through inclusivity, visibility, and impact. 

A tangible way of experiencing ideas of change and organizational culture to help you discover new ways forward.

Discussed how focusing on the needs of communities a school serves leads to creating a new version of higher ed.
Imagine putting on a virtual reality headset in modern-day Washington, D.C., and being transported to communist East Berlin at the height of the Cold War.

Transforms one-sided presentations into two-way conversations with the audience.

These visceral, interactive exercises up the stakes compared to traditional educational tools like non-VR simulations and mannequins.
Browse the SXSW EDU SoundCloud for "podcast" versions of select 2018 sessions.
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