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Creating a Meaningful Learning Environment : Transforming Your Class Into a Start-Up

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Alberto Herraez Velazquez  
Mario Herraez Velazquez  

Learn how to transform your classroom into a start-up environment to create a meaningful learning experience for students to develop their future-ready skills while learning the content.

Audience: Teachers, Teacher education/higher ed faculty
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Topic: Innovative learning environments
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Language arts, Science
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
Designer
  • Explore and apply instructional design principles to create innovative digital learning environments that engage and support learning.
Facilitator
  • Manage the use of technology and student learning strategies in digital platforms, virtual environments, hands-on makerspaces or in the field.
For Students:
Innovative Designer
  • Students know and use a deliberate design process for generating ideas, testing theories, creating innovative artifacts or solving authentic problems.
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Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Attendees will learn how to transform their classroom into a 21st-century working environment. For this, they will learn how to divide their classes into different departments that will collaborate among them to solve a real-world problem.

Attendees will also learn how to transform their classroom into 21st-century classroom space, creating working spaces inside of the classroom.

Attendees will learn how to create a project that develops the 21-century skills of their students.

Attendees will learn how to spark self-regulation in their classes using different strategies such as weekly goals, self-evaluation, and peer-evaluation.

Outline

• 5 minutes. Opening and introduction
• 15 minutes. Background of the importance of the creation of a working environment in a class and the importance of 21st-century skills in education.
• 20 minutes. Examples of how the presenters have applied these approaches in their classroom and how they have carried out different projects based on this approach.
• 15 minutes. How to transform the attendees' own classroom into a startup and how to use the tools needed for this transformation
• 5 minutes. Questions and concerns.

Supporting research

https://www.edutopia.org/blog/create-startup-culture-in-classroom-jennifer-williams

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Presenters

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Alberto Herraez Velazquez, eTwinz

Alberto was born and raised in Salamanca, Spain and came to Utah several years ago on a scholarship to teach. He graduated from the University of Valladolid with a Bachelors in Education and attended the University of Utah where he graduated with a Masters in Education. Currently, Alberto is teaching 6th grade at Canyon Creek Elementary School in Farmington where his students are part of the Spanish/English Immersion program. Mr. Herraez is a Microsoft Master Trainer and trains teachers within his district and around the world. He has presented in many conferences such as TCEA, NCCE, UCET and many local and national events.

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Mario Herraez Velazquez, Davis School District

Mario was born and raised in Salamanca, Spain and came to Utah several years ago on a scholarship to teach. He graduated from the University of Valladolid with a Bachelors in Education. After coming to Utah and starting his teaching career, Mario attended the University of Utah where he graduated with a Masters in Education. Currently, Mario is teaching 6th grade at Canyon Creek Elementary School in Farmington where his students are part of the Spanish/English Immersion program. Mario is a heavy user of technology, and he enjoys sharing his passion with the students at Canyon Creek Elementary.

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