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Wednesday, August 1 • 3:45pm - 4:15pm
That’s Horse S#!T: Connected Learning Through Compost, Weather Balloons & Other Projects

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This spotlight session will feature an overview of one public school district’s work to increased opportunities for students to participate in connected learning experiences. The presentation will showcase four projects that connect students, technology, and community members to make learning engaging and relevant. Examples include:
- a revenue-generating equine composting system,
- a student-designed high altitude balloon launch with video recording
- a Grade 3 PSA that raised awareness & took action to reduce marker landfill waste
- the Nipmuc 21C bi-annual event where students, teachers & community members collaborate to host interest-driven learning seminars.

Presenters will outline how connected learning shapes these and future projects. In closing, the session will highlight the Inspired Learning Project, an open web platform that connects educators via monthly Zoom sessions and a blog to share practices that have led to inspiring learning moments for students.

Speakers
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David Quinn

Director of Tech and Integration, Mendon-Upton Regional Schools
Dave Quinn is the Director of Technology Integration for the Mendon-Upton Regional School District in Massachusetts, and works directly with teachers and students in grades K-12 to reimagine learning experiences through the meaningful use of technology. He is also a candidate in the... Read More →


Wednesday August 1, 2018 3:45pm - 4:15pm
Whitaker College, E25-111 Classroom, Building E25 45 Carleton St Cambridge, MA 02142

Attendees (16)