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Project-Based Learning with Agile Project Management
Tuesday June 19, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Presented by Christie Terry, Director, eMINTS National Center at the University of Missouri College of Education; and Michelle Kendrick, Program Coordinator, eMINTS National Center at the University of Missouri College of Education
Sponsored by Nureva
Are you striving to prepare students who are college and career ready with modern 21st century skills? Watch Christie Terry and Michelle Kendrick from the eMINTS National Center at the University of Missouri College of Education to learn how you can use Agile Project Management to make project-based learning even more powerful for your students.
Agile Project Management is a strategy widely used by modern businesses across the STEAM sectors from technology giants like Google and Apple to award-winning storytellers like National Public Radio. The Agile approach places a high value on individuals, collaboration, and the ability to respond to change. This edWebinar adapts Agile Project Management from the business world to the classroom. Execute flexible and efficient project-based learning while helping your students attain the valuable attitudes and skills that prepare them for success in our modern world.
Develop strategies to help students:
- Manage their own cohesive teams
- Learn to collaborate effectively with others
- Respond to change as project work evolves
- Get project work done without teacher intervention
- Manage time, set goals, and monitor their own success
Teachers of grades 4-12, technology integration specialists, and teaching coaches will benefit from watching this recorded session.
About the Presenters
Christie Terry is the director of the eMINTS National Center in the University of Missouri’s College of Education. The eMINTS National Center is nationally recognized for helping schools improve student outcomes through the powerful combination of technology and research-based instruction. She serves as project director or co-director on several grants including an Investing in Innovation (i3) eMINTS Validation Grant awarded to the program in 2010 and an NSF grant focused on teaching students computational thinking skills through programming and game design. In 2005, she established an online professional development program for eMINTS that has served over 10,000 teachers and is still going strong. Christie began her career teaching math and science in rural Mississippi with one computer for 30 students. She has also has taught third grade self-contained and was the lead teacher for a small progressive community school with multi-age classrooms and a focus on student inquiry.
Michelle Kendrick, eMINTS program coordinator in the University of Missouri’s College of Education, draws on 29 years of experience in the field of education. She began her career as a high school science teacher where she was awarded the WGEM Television Golden Apple Award, University of Missouri Technology Innovative Teaching Award and Missouri Academy of Science Teacher of the Year. In 2000, she joined eMINTS and has designed and delivered PD for teachers and trainers across the U.S. and New South Wales, Australia. She has a Master’s in educational technology from the University of Missouri. Michelle currently coordinates eMINTS products and materials development and grant writing.
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