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Innovative Think Tank: Tech Forum

This week I am attending the Midwest Tech Forum in Itasca, IL and the best three word "memoir" I can provide for this conference is "Innovative Think Tank." The beginning keynote offered insight and provided background knowledge on how to "identify what leaders at all levels can and must do to assure colleagues and communities have the necessary resources, sustained support, and lasting motivation to provide students with the knowledge and skills to compete and collaborate in the coming decades." This keynote preso challenged me to think and reflect how can Midwest schools and educational leaders take the next step in being proactive, instead of reactive of how to leverage the digital landscape as a dynamic learning space, instead of digital threat of how the tools and resources are used as a negative social networking playground. As a closing to the keynote presenter, we were all challenged by this question to allow us to be more reflective in our past, …