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Makerspaces, CTE Style

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Location: La Nouvelle Ballroom, Table 2
Experience live: All-Access Package

Participate and share : Poster

Gwynn Moore  
Ignite your students' passion for creative learning with a purpose! Get ready to help ignite their passions with work-based learning! You don’t have to be a CTE teacher or have special tools to bring this concept to your classroom, just an understanding of work-based learning.

Audience: Curriculum/district specialists, Library media specialists, Teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: iOS, Windows, Android
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Internet Browser
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Google Account to view files
Topic: Innovative learning environments
Grade level: 6-8
Subject area: STEM/STEAM, Career and technical education
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Manage the use of technology and student learning strategies in digital platforms, virtual environments, hands-on makerspaces or in the field.
  • Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning.
  • Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Purpose-to share ways to use Makerspace and classroom stations to build work-based learning behaviors that also build creative classroom learners through the following ways:
Genius Hours
Project/Inquiry based-learning focusing on learning skills and strategies
Makerspace Stations
Middle School-CTE Classrooms

Educators will understand Work-based Learning behaviors
Educators will understand how I have integrated work-based learning into lessons for Genius Hours and Project Based Learning
Educators will build their knowledge of Career Readiness in Education that is supported by the Department of Education

Supporting research

Career Readiness Skills (colorado)-https://www.cde.state.co.us/postsecondary/workbasedlearning
Department of Education WBL tool-kit-https://cte.ed.gov/wbltoolkit/
About Work-based Learning-https://www.jff.org/what-we-do/impact-stories/center-for-apprenticeship-and-work-based-learning/about-work-based-learning/
Work-based Learning Strategies-https://www.acteonline.org/professional-development/high-quality-cte-tools/work-based-learning/

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Gwynn Moore, Aurora Frontier P-8
ISTE Certified Educator

I am the Instructional Media/Technology/CTE-STEM Teacher at Aurora Frontier P-8 in Aurora Colorado and an educator for 29 years. I am part of the ISTE Community Leader and In 2019 she became an ISTE Certified educator. I have presented at ISTE: 2010-2021. CO InnEdCo conferences: 2010-2019. Recognitions: ISTE Certified Educator, InnEdCO Ambassador, Microsoft Innovative Educator, Microsoft Certified Teacher, Google Level 1 & 2 Certified Teacher, Certified Google Teacher Leader, IBM AI Certified Educator, Adobe Certified Educator, EdPuzzle Certified Educator, FlipGrid Certified Educator.

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