Rice County educational staff attends annual technology and education conference

Representatives from Faribault and Northfield Public Schools are looking to further implement technology in the classroom following a four-day conference.

The conference, known as TIES, or Technology and Information Educational Services, is held annually in Minneapolis, and focuses on transforming educational pedagogy through technology.

Although the TIES conference is technology-focused, that isn’t the only thing educators can learn while in attendance.


“It isn’t just about tech hardware,” Kim Briske, the director of technology services for Northfield Public Schools, said. “You learn skills to help integrate tools and technology into education philosophy.”...

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