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Monday, December 10 • 2:25pm - 3:15pm
The Digital Backpack: Field Trips of the Future

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What if museum field trips enabled students to collect virtual artifacts in a “digital backpack” to take back to the classroom for deeper investigation? Learn about History in Our Hands, a unique mobile experience in development at the Minnesota History Center, and help shape the final product with your feedback.


Jen Sly

Manager of Digital Learning & Assessment, Minnesota Historical Society
Jennifer Sly leads the new Digital Learning and Assessment group at the Minnesota Historical Society. Other projects she has led are the Play the Past and “Reinventing the Field Trip for the 21st Century” projects.  For the past 15 years, Jennifer has worked at the intersection of technology and education in informal learning environments.  Jennifer has a B.A. from St. Olaf College in Math and Music and an M.P.A. from the... Read More →

Monday December 10, 2012 2:25pm - 3:15pm
Hyatt 3rd floor - 3060