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Sunday, March 17 • 2:15pm - 3:35pm
Cultivate student voice and choice! LIMITED

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Motivate your students to take ownership over their learning through purposeful and authentic project-based learning.  Are your students developing skills that they will use outside of your classroom? Are your students making connections to the real world? What is the purpose of the learning that your students are engaged in? This session will give you tips for how to help your students feel like they have voice and choice in your classroom. Work to create a framework for a student-designed project in your classroom. Get ideas for student rubric creation, project contract creation, project timeline management, individualized conferencing and much more. (Middle & High School Educators)

BRING A DEVICE TO ACCESS THE WEB! No paper handouts will be given.

This session will provide resources & time to :

    • Identifying ways to make project based learning purposeful and authentic in my classroom

    • Finding strategies to manage PBL in the classroom through organization & reflection

    • Create and assess student designed projects using backward design

    • Create structures for PBL in order to build content background and give voice & choice

Cultivate Student Voice and Choice! - Presentation
Station #3)

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Sarah Kopplin

Shorewood Intermediate School: 7th Grade World Geography teacher, Wisconsin Council for the Social Studies, President-Elect
I teach in a 1-1 tech environment and use a project-based learning philosophy in my classroom. Talk to me about strategies to implement for managing or implementing tech tools or creating project-based learning experiences. I love to collaborate, plan curriculum and construct purposeful... Read More →

Krystle Thomas

Teacher, Shorewood School District


Sunday March 17, 2019 2:15pm - 3:35pm CDT