Creating a Meaningful Learning Environment : Transforming Your Class Into a Start-Up
Listen and learn : Lecture
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|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Topic:||Innovative learning environments|
|Subject area:||Language arts, Science|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
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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.
• 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.
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.
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.