Fostering a Growth Mindset in a Personalized, Innovative and Learner-Centric Classroom
Listen and learn : Lecture
Monday, June 24, 3:00–4:00 pm
Emily DeLuca Samantha Edwards
Redefine your own teaching and learning. This session will focus on personalized learning, student agency and formative assessments. You'll use innovative tools such as Nearpod, FlipGrid, badging, Google Suite and many more as we explore ways to promote best practices and a growth mindset culture in your classroom.
|Audience:||Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers, Principals/head teachers|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||Any device would work for attendees. We will bring a few Chromebooks to have on hand if needed as well.|
|Focus:||Digital age teaching & learning|
|Subject area:||Language arts, Math|
|ISTE Standards:||For Students:
Be inspired to redefine your own teaching and learning. This session will focus on personalized learning, student agency, and formative assessments. Participants will use innovative tools such as Nearpod, FlipGrid, badging, Google Suite, & many more as we explore ways to promote best practices & a growth mindset culture in your classroom.
1. Participants will investigate ways to establish a growth-mindset culture in their educational environment, while developing strategies to empower student choice and voice into classroom experiences.
2. Participants will explore formative assessment tools such as Nearpod, FlipGrid, Google Suite, Menti, and many more.
3. Participants will identify ways to incorporate student agency and increase motivation with badging/microcredentialing to encourage student and teacher success.
4. Participants will collaborate with fellow attendees and share best practices occurring in their classrooms.
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Sam is an award-winning Keystone Technology Integrator, Schoology Ambassador, PBS Digital Innovator, Common Sense Media Certified Educator, and published author for eSchool News. She is passionate about Personalized Learning, Digital Leadership, Growth Mindset, Technology Integration, STEAM Education, and the Maker Movement. Most recently, Sam led the implementation of successful Makerspaces into her district’s Media Centers, which allows all students the opportunity to tinker, design, code, and become creative problem solvers. Sam’s innovative work has been published in multiple online magazines and journals, and is included in two best selling books.