The Educurious Summer Institute is an annual gathering of teachers and administrators who want to learn more about how to bring personalized, project-based learning into their schools. Join us July 16th- 19th, 2018 at Truman High School in Federal Way, Washington for one of the following 4-day program strands:
Harness the power of the Educurious network to design project-based learning for your classroom! In this session, you’ll learn to apply Educurious methodology - based on cognitive sciences - to design rigorous projects that engage and motivate students while building skills. By using our standards-aligned projects as a model, and applying our design process, you’ll collaborate with colleagues from across the country to develop a customized project-based learning unit. Start with an existing idea - or from scratch – you are the designer! Then, connect with a real-world expert to bring the relevance of your classroom project to the broader world.REGISTER NOW
Hop on the wagon train! And join teachers from across the country as you travel together through Project America, an 8th grade U.S. History course, and learn how to implement it in your classroom next fall. You’ll participate in a detailed orientation to the curriculum, as well as learn the core practices of rigorous project-based learning, digital project work, assessment, literacy scaffolding and differentiation. You’ll leave this program strand with a comprehensive implementation plan and excitement to spark your students’ interest as they learn about the early years of our nation.REGISTER NOW
Environmental Health! Contemporary Approaches to Genetics! Explore these units as you dive into Educurious Biology project-based learning units. In this collaborative program strand, you’ll join teachers from across the country for an in-depth exploration into the curriculum, as well as the core practices of rigorous project-based learning, digital project work, assessment, literacy scaffolding and differentiation. At the conclusion, you’ll have a detailed implementation plan for your classroom this fall, as well as excitement to further spark your students’ interest in biology.REGISTER NOW
How can aviation be more Earth-friendly? How should the Terminal 117 site be designed to best meet the needs of our community and environment? Join with fellow 6th - 9th grade teachers in an exciting few days to learn how to implement three projects inspired by these real questions the Port of Seattle is currently trying to answer. Experience these three units spanning social studies, math, and science – in addition to the core practices of rigorous project-based learning, assessment, literacy scaffolding and differentiation. You’ll leave with three innovative project-based learning units to use in your classroom, as well as inspiration to spark your students’ interests and enthusiasm to learn.REGISTER NOW
Rebecca Skloot, a science writer, talks about the strategies she uses to bring scientific concepts to life.
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