Sixth Annual MICDS Speaker Series

Please join us for the first of two summer speakers.

Suzie Boss - Project Based Learning

Saturday, June 8th 2013 at 8:30am

101 N Warson Rd - Presentation Room

Suzie Boss will lead us in understanding Project Based Learning and in designing a PBL unit for the 2013-2014 school year. Suzie is a journalist who writes about the power of teaching and learning to improve lives and transform communities. Author of Bringing Innovation to School: Empowering Students to Thrive in a Changing World and co-author of Reinventing Project-Based Learning: Your Field Guide to Real-World Projects in the Digital Age, She is inspired by educators who push the boundaries of the traditional classroom. Suzie is a member of the National Faculty of the Buck Institute for Education. She has helped nonprofit organizations design programs that teach both youth and adults how to improve their communities with innovative, sustainable solutions.

More Info About Suzie Boss


8:30-8:45 Registration and Coffee
8:45-10 Framing Presentation
10-10:15 Break
10:30-12 Interactive Learning Session
12-12:45 Lunch by McAllister's Deli
12:45-3:00 Designing a Project Based Unit

Thomas Guskey on Assessment and Grading - Full Faculty PD on Wednesday, May 29