IWitness at ISTE Conference and Expo in Philadelphia
Nearly 18,000 educators and 500 ed tech companies from around the globe gathered in Philadelphia, June 28-July 1 for the world's most comprehensive ed tech event, ISTE 2015
. The attendees learned about IWitness at the Extreme Networks booth of a massive expo hall in the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE
) is the creator and steward of the definitive education technology standards in the United States. Its mission is "to empower learners to flourish in a connected world by cultivating a passionate professional learning community, linking educators and partners, leveraging knowledge and expertise, advocating for strategic policies, and continually improving learning and teaching."
ISTE has awarded
IWitness its "Proficient" Seal of Alignment since 2013, which indicates that IWitness offers flexible implementation and provides opportunities to practice the skills and knowledge necessary to meet the ISTE Standards.
The annual conference and expo
attracts educators and education leaders committed to empowering connected learners in a connected world, working in the field of education technology. Keynote speakers and over 1,000 sessions covered various topics including new tools in education, professional development, technology infrastructure and more. On the expo floor, attendees met representatives from across the ed tech industry and explored exhibits of innovative technology solutions for students.
Extreme Networks hosted the USC Shoah Foundation IWitness display at its booth #2528 at the expo. Extreme Networks is an industry leader in Wi-Fi, switching/routing, data center networking, high-performance computing and more. IWitness staff were on hand to provide demonstrations of IWitness, answer questions and help educators get started using IWitness to teach about genocide and tolerance in their classrooms.