Who Cares? Empowering Students to be Agents of Change
Participate and share : Poster
Sunday, November 29, 8:00–9:00 am PST (Pacific Standard Time)
Megan Pattenhouse Mahfuza Rahman Michelle Strickland Dr. Melissa Wrenchey
The panelists will discuss the projects their students completed as a part of the UN SGDs, how the students were motivated to care about those around them and spur them toward work on the PBLs. Attendees will walk away with insight into how to help students care about others.
|Audience:||Coaches, Curriculum/district specialists, 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:||Participants will have the option of accessing Flipgrid from their devices to hear directly from our students.|
|Topic:||Project-, problem- & challenge-based learning|
|ISTE Standards:||For Students:
|Influencer Disclosure:||This session includes a presenter that indicated a “material connection” to a brand that includes a personal, family or employment relationship, or a financial relationship. See individual speaker menu for disclosure information.|
The panelists will discuss the projects their students completed as a part of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and how they motivate 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.
An interactive panel discussion, where panelists will share how the UN SDGs were used with their students and share student testimonials as well as have some device-based activities for the audience through Pear Deck, etc.
Michelle Strickland has been in public school education for 12 years after working in other sectors of education previously. Michelle's school started Wildcat Makerspace four years ago, and that put her on a path toward maker education that is her calling. Trigg County High School is located in rural Cadiz, Kentucky where Michelle also works with Computer-Based Instruction. Michelle is a Nat Geo Certified Educator, a Discovery Education Star, and an HP Teaching Fellow. She is currently expanding her 3D printing knowledge, and learning to code so that she can better equip her students for their careers and life.