As the demand for STEM skills grows, so too does the question of if and why we need it in the classroom. During the edLeader Panel “Implementing Successful PBL + STEM Initiatives,” Jorge Valenzuela, education leadership coach, author, and Lifelong Learning Defined podcast host, talked with Superintendent of Bridgeport-Spaulding Community School District (MI) Mark Whelton and STEM Facilitator at The Oakwood School (NC) Christopher Young about how to bring project-based learning+ and STEM to schools.
Presented by Jorge Valenzuela, Education Leadership Coach, Strategic Advisor, Professional Speaker, Author, and Educator, Lifelong Learning Defined; Mark Whelton, Superintendent, Bridgeport-Spaulding Community School District (MI); and Christopher Young, Educator, Instructional Coach, and STEM Facilitator, The Oakwood School (NC)
During the edLeader Panel, “Utilizing ESSER Funding to Implement PBL + STEM Initiatives,” a panel of educational peers engaged in a lively discussion about how to best invest funding from the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER) in high-impact project-based learning (PBL) and STEM initiatives across the nation.
Presented by Kevin Walters, Supervisor, Grants Contracts and School Support, Michigan Department of Education; Mark Whelton, Superintendent, Bridgeport-Spaulding Community School District (MI); and Marilyn Powell-Barnes, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Lincoln Elementary School District 156 (IL)
In this edWebinar, learn how to measure what counts in PBL and assess students’ growth and areas for improvement.
Active learning must be rigorous to meet standards-based expectations. Drawing from successful examples like “High Tech High,” Kevin Baird, Chairman of the Board at the nonprofit Center for College & Career Readiness, will bridge the gap between makerspaces and projects to standards and outcomes.
At the end of the webinar, you’ll leave with concrete ideas of what you can do tomorrow to begin the transformation in your own classroom.
In this webinar, learn more about Project Based Learning (PBL) and how it can be successfully incorporated into your classroom.