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Continuously Improve Your Teaching: Tips From the 'Learning Engineering' Movement

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Listen and learn : Panel

Dr. Neil Heffernan  
Rebecca Koenig  
Callie Lowenstein  
Aigner Picou  

This panel discussion moderated by an EdSurge journalist will feature experts discussing how and why educators can improve their instruction by applying findings from learning science and approaching their teaching as a kind of ongoing process of data collection, experimentation and revision.

Audience: Teachers, Curriculum/district specialists, Technology coordinators/facilitators
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices not needed
Topic: Science of learning
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Empowered Learner
  • Students articulate and set personal learning goals, develop strategies leveraging technology to achieve them and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes.
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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Dr. Neil Heffernan, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Rebecca Koenig, EdSurge

Rebecca Koenig is a senior reporter at EdSurge, where she covers the future of learning in higher education and workforce training. She is a 2020 Higher Education Media Fellow of The Institute for Citizens & Scholars and was a 2018 fellow of the National Press Foundation.

Callie Lowenstein, Deans for Impact

A teacher-leader with a research background, Callie Lowenstein has worked in classrooms around the world in search of what really works for young learners. Callie spent four years in international research and practice, supporting Pratham, one of India’s largest education nonprofits; managing the impact evaluation of a remedial education program with the Ghanaian government; and supporting the development of global education research with Innovations for Poverty Action. She taught for six years as a bilingual teacher in Expeditionary Learning (EL Education) public schools in NYC and Oakland. She currently supports teacher preparation programs with Deans for Impact.

Aigner Picou, The Learning Agency Lab

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