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Tuesday, February 7 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
What School Leaders need to know about Design Thinking, Making, and PBL

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Have you heard that 3D printers, design thinking, and makerspaces are all the rage? Skeptical of yet another “learning revolution” that might be just another expensive shopping list or distraction from real learning? Let’s untangle the hype from the reality grounded in four important aspects of change leadership: place, culture, process, and the underlying beliefs about teaching and learning. Get up to speed on these growing trends and leave with leadership lessons that will meet your community’s unique needs.

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Sylvia Martinez

Author and Independent Education Consultant, Constructing Modern Knowledge
Sylvia is co-author of “Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering the Classroom”, a new book advocating authentic learning using modern technology, real world design principles, and hands-on experiences. The book has been hailed as the “Bible of the Maker Movement in schools.” Sylvia is a principal advisor to the Stanford FabLearn Fellows, and served on the NAEP Advisory Board for the upcoming Technology & Engineering Literacy... Read More →

Tuesday February 7, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm