SXSW EDU 2020
Who Cares? Empowering Students to Grow in Equity
The panelists will discuss the projects their students completed as a part of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and how they motivated their students to care about those around them and to spur them toward work on the PBLs. A lively discussion about how students from multiple geographic locations and culturally diverse areas could work together to make a difference is their respective communities. Attendees will walk away with insight into how to help students care about others.
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- Attendees will learn about UN SDGs and what their responsibility should be in the process of educating their students and empowering them to action.
- Attendees will walk away with at least three perspectives on how to put a plan into action for their community and how PBLs can aid in that process.
- Attendees will be presented with concrete ways to inspire students to care about others & how that might carry over into their student's adult lives.
- Michelle Strickland, Computer Based Instruction and Makerspace, Trigg County High School
- Melissa Wrenchey, Educator, Lake Washington School Districe
- Mahfuza Rahman, Assistant Curriculum Leader- Senior Science, MST Hybrid- Teacher, Digital Lead Learner, West Humber Collegiate Institute
- Megan Pattenhouse, Project Manager, Reinvent the Classroom at Digital Promise, Digital Promise
Michelle Strickland, Computer Based Instruction And Makerspace, Trigg County High School