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Wisconsin Teacher Studio

A yearlong action research course for educators who are implementing personalized and project-based learning. This professional development opportunity is educator-led and focuses on practice and experiences with concepts relating to makerspaces and STEAM (science-technology-engineering-arts-math) learning. The course meets one evening per month in two locations:

  • The BUBBLER at Madison Central Public Library (first Mondays of the month)
  • Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, Milwaukee (fourth Wednesdays of the month)

Learn more on the website or contact Emily Schindler at emily.schindler@wisc.edu.


8th Annual National Convening on Personalized Learning:
Fostering Powerful Learners

Registration is now open!

This is an opportunity for educators to come together to discuss emerging best practices, lessons learned, and introduce new topics or aspects of personalized learning.

When:

Tuesday, October 31 8:00-3:40
Wednesday, November 1 8:30-2:45

Where:

Wisconsin Center
400 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Questions? Contact Monica Sepic
(262) 288-0010

contactus@institute4pl.org

Project-Based Learning
Pre-flight workshop!

October 26, 2017
Watertown, WI
This workshop will provide the basis of PBL for staff and administrators. Participants will leave with a foundation for what is needed to begin integrating PBL into your classroom/school.  Click here for more information and to register.

The 2017 Annual Fall Conference:
Evolution of Education

October 20 and 21 UW- Stevens Point

No cost to register! You may register for one or both days.

Friday, Oct. 20 – Administrators, Technology Integrators and IT Managers

Session highlights: Makerspaces, Coding, Advanced SMART Training, Meeting IT needs in rural districts, Fab Labs, Collaboration Rooms

Saturday Oct. 21 – Teachers, Administrators, Technology Integrators, IT Managers and Preservice Teachers

Session highlights: Makerspaces, Fab Labs, SMART Training, Coding, Google, Digital Citizenship, Mobile Device Management

DEADLINE APPROACHING:
Nominations due for recognition at
Computer Science Education Week 2017

Applications due October 20


Nominate a student, a school, yourself, a fellow teacher/administrator/counselor, or organization, for recognition of a computer science education achievement. Those selected will be awarded a trip to Palo Alto, CA to be recognized on stage at the kickoff of CSEdWeek. The awards event is a collaboration between the CSTA and Code.org.

For more information and to submit your application, please visit this site or email awards@csteachers.org.

The nomination period closes October 20, 2017, at 11:59 pm PT. Selections will be announced at the end of October. To be eligible, teachers must be employed at a K-12/pre-university school.