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We hope to see you at DL2020, March 25 - 27!

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Wednesday, March 27 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Making Space for Equity: Student Initiated Pathways

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There is a challenge to exposing relevant STEM and engineering experiences to students in diverse environments. We recognize that students utilize different learning modalities when approaching equally different learning zones with a diverse amount of passion, engagement, and aptitude. We believe that students deserve an equitable entry point into the world of innovation and technology.

In this session, we will dive into the practices of student initiated pathways and student voice entering the world of making and fabrication in terms of an equitable approach to exposure and leveraging the model of the Public Museum School including community partnerships and place-based design.

Note: Grand Rapids Public Museum School, located within the Grand Rapids Public Museum, believes that the entire community is a classroom and that schools can help drive community revitalization and civic engagement. The school aims to pair foundational learning with experiential learning, as students engage with city archives and museum resources for research and projects addressing real-world issues and challenges.

Link to slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1qiCy6nH8aPXA0LWdLHrPiXzAKRD2YNg-ThKtyoi2mjw/edit?usp=sharing

Moderators
avatar for Dan Donovan

Dan Donovan

Design and Math Teacher, Grand Rapids Public Museum School, Grand Rapids, MI
Dan has experience teaching Digital Media Arts (graphic design, video/film, and intro computer science) including high school and middle school Mathematics. He has a masters degree in American Media and Popular Culture from Arizona State University. His students have produced and... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Kimberly Rowland

Kimberly Rowland

Curriculum Integration Specialist, Grand Rapids Public Museum School
I am the learning experience coordinator and I help teachers to implement new and innovative programs in their classrooms. I am also leading several initiatives around competency based grading and non-traditional schedules to accommodate student created pathways.
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Ben Garlets

Math Educator, Grand Rapids Public Museum School, Grand Rapids, MI
Hello! My name is Ben Garlets. I am a Mathematics educator at Grand Rapids Public Museum School. I currently work with 9th grade, but have had experiences educating in 6-12 Mathematics, Science, and Technology classrooms. I am passionate about innovative approaches to teaching and... Read More →



Wednesday March 27, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm
HTE 109

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