PRESENTATIONS AND PROJECTS

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If you have knowledge,

let others light their candles in it.

Margaret Fuller

11/2020

FutureED 

Pedagogias Criativas para a Investiação: PBL and MCL | Designer 

Funded by the American Embassy of Brazil, designed and facilitated an asynchronous introductory course on project based learning that would be accessible to all educators and public schools in Brazil. 

12/2020

ISTE Conference 2020

Anatomy of Effective Digital-Age Projects: Designing for Equity, Inquiry, and Literacy | Presenter

Co-presented with Suzie Boss on a virtual LIVE stage to help educators analyze the anatomy of effective projects, emphasizing opportunities to amplify inquiry, equity, and digital-age literacies in #PBL

01/2021

Annual Educators Congress

Elements of Learner-Agency | Keynote Speaker

Shared the story of learning through her eyes as a student and how the learner-centered teachers in her life helped transform her mindset, build confidence, and empowered her with an agency for her own learning. Elaborated further on how these experiences impacted her own instructional practices and shares practical tips on how to build a learner-centered culture.

05/2021

PBLWorks

Project Based Learning Handbook for Elementary | Co-editor and Co-author

Wrote and edited in partnership with Editor in Chief John Larmer and a small team of PBL experts and practitioners. The book contains practical guidance, tips, and advice for teachers, whether they are new to PBL or veterans for designing and implementing projects.

08/2021

Bam!Radio

Why Growing Our Social-Emotional Classsroom Skills Takes a Team Effort - Where to Start | Podcast Guest Speaker

In this episode, discussed with host Jorge Valenzuela and guest, Jen Perry why developing social-emotional skills is ideally a team effort and how PLCs can best be used to support our social-emotional growth. 

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION (ISTE) CONFERENCE
MICHIGAN ASSOCIATION OF COMPUTER USERS IN LEARNING (MACUL) CONFERENCE
  • Designing Effective Digital-Age Projects for Equity, Inquiry, and Literacy (2021)

  • High-Quality Project-Based Learning:  Designing Innovative and Equitable Learning Experiences (2020)

  • Igniting Curiosity and Creativity in Project-Based Learning (2019)

  • Dewey Got It Right: The Power of Reflection and Technology Integration for Professional Learning (2018)

  • Project-Based Professional Learning (2018) – Pre-conference workshop

  • Facilitation for Today’s Educational Leader (2018) – Pre-conference workshop

  • Did Curiosity Kill the Cat? Igniting Inquiry in Your Classroom Culture (2017)

  • Growing Professional Learning with the Gift of GAFE (2015)

  • Developing Teacher Leaders with Project Based Learning Professional Development (2014)

  • Developing a 22nd Century Culture in a 21st Century Literacy-Rich Classroom (2013)

  • 21st Century Skills with Project Based Learning Tried and True Elementary and Middle School Units (2012)

INTERNATIONAL LITERACY ASSOCIATION
  • Exploring Literacy’s Essential Role in Project-based Learning, Co-hosted Twitter Chat, November 2020

  • I’m African-American, That’s Why: Buying In and Staying In Multicultural Literature Discussions, April 2009

MICHIGAN READING ASSOCIATION
  • Making Literacy “Shine” in Project-Based Learning (2016)

  • PBL and the Media Specialist:  Practical Tips for K-6 (2016) Pre-Conference Workshop with Michigan Association of Media in Education (MAME)

  • To Read or To Write? That’s a Boy’s Question: A Digital, Graphical, Comical Boy Reader (2011)

  • To Read or To Write? That’s a Boy’s Question (2010)

  • Who I Am Matters: Multicultural Literature and Book Club (2009)

ANNUAL EDUCATORS’ CONGRESS – MANILA, PHILIPPINES
MICHIGAN SPECIAL POPULATIONS CONFERENCE
 
PBLWORKS/BUCK INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATION