<span class="caption"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/news/image/Workshop_Announcement_JM_SXSW.jpg" width="480" height="234" alt="Workshops at SXSWedu" title="Workshops at SXSWedu" class="image-large" />SXSWedu Announces the First Batch of 2013 Workshops.</span> Workshops at SXSWedu provide registrants with an opportunity to gain interactive, hands-on experience during the event. Loaded with relevant content and tools, workshops are extended two-hour sessions designed around the interests of the robust SXSWedu community of education stakeholders from the many facets of the field. SXSWedu is thrilled to announce the first batch of accepted workshops, received via [PanelPicker](http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote), accepted to present at SXSWedu, March 4-7, 2013 in Austin, Texas. [Building the Field of Learning Analytics](http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/15610) Taylor Martin (The University of Texas at Austin) Ken Koedinger (Carnegie Mellon University) Roy Pea (Stanford University) [Create Mobile Apps for - and in - Your Classroom](http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/15038) Elizabeth Perry (The Ellis School) Nancy Hoffman (Trinity Area High School) [Designfest; Kids Collaborating and Learning Globally](http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/7526) Lindsey Own (The Evergreen School) [Entrepreneurial Leadership Through Design Thinking](http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/15121) Jennifer Vermillion (Springside Chestnut Hill Academy) Rahilla Zafar (Springside Chestnut Hill Academy) [Follow the Learning: A Student-Centered Pedagogy](http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/13945) Megan Stielstra (Center for Innovation in Teaching Excellence, Columbia College Chicago) Lott Hill (Center for Innovation in Teaching Excellence, Columbia College Chicago ) [Hack Class: Shape Your Ecology, Empower Learning](http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/15361) Lora Ma-Fukuda (The George Lucas Educational Foundation) Christian Long (The Third Teacher+ Cannon Design) Zachary Fink (The George Lucas Educational Foundation) Melanie Kahl (The Third Teacher+ Cannon Design) [Igniting the Power of OER in Your Classroom](http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/15305) Karen Fasimpaur (K12 Handhelds) [Mesa&Cadeira + GOOD: Learning Through Doing](http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/10384) Barbara Soalheiro (Mesa&Cadeira) Casey Caplowe (GOOD) [Rapid Market Innovation in Educational Products](http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/15109) Theodore Nielsen (ThoughtWorks) Amy Donahue (Ascend Learning) John Jarosz (ThoughtWorks) [Squishy Circuits, Toy Engineering and More!](http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/15394) Tricia Berry (Women in Engineering Program at The University of Texas at Austin) Visit [sxswedu.com](http://www.sxswedu.com/) to learn more about the event and [register](https://cart.sxsw.com/products/show?product_code=reg-edu) to attend today!