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Learning We Need: The Case for Rigorous Project-Based Learning - Shared screen with speaker view
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AnnMarie Baines, PhD, leads The Practice Space, a nonprofit that elevates underrepresented voices through programs, coaching, and curriculum that build confidence and strengthen communication skills for people of all ages. As a former program officer at Lucas Education Research, she specialized in project-based learning, curriculum design, social and emotional learning, and youth voice development. She serves on the Board of PBLWorks. Twitter: @tpsnonprofitThe hashtag for this event on Twitter is: #LearningWeNeed
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01:03:35
Gil Leal is a first-year student at the University of California, Los Angeles studying environmental science. From Gardena, California, he graduated from San Pedro High School in 2020. A first-generation college student, Leal participates in a mock legislature and court with the YMCA, where he brought forth bills regarding environmental justice in the California state legislature.
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01:03:53
Rebecca Francois is a second-year student at the University of Massachusetts Boston majoring in business. She is captain of the Boston Debate League, where she identifies problems and proposes solutions. A Boston native, Francois graduated in 2019 from Henderson K-12 Inclusion School, where she was student body president and cofounder of the Henderson Vanguard.As a reminder, the hashtag on Twitter is: #LearningWeNeed
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01:16:05
John B. King Jr. is the President and CEO of The Education Trust, a national nonprofit organization that seeks to identify and close opportunity and achievement gaps, from preschool through college. King served as U.S. Secretary of Education 2016-17. He previously served as New York State Education Commissioner, a high school social studies teacher, and a middle school principal. Twitter: @JohnBKing
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01:18:14
Linda Darling-Hammond is President and CEO of the Learning Policy Institute and the Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education Emeritus at Stanford University. Her work focuses on achieving equitable and empowering education for all children through a focus on meaningful learning, educator quality, and adequate resources. Darling-Hammond serves as President of the California State Board of Education and led the education policy transition teams for Barack Obama in 2008 and Joe Biden in 2020. Twitter: @LDH_edThe Twitter hashtag for this event is: #LearningWeNeed
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01:21:40
For more information about the four PBL studies highlighted here—including research briefs, video summaries, and links to the open-source, free project-based learning curricula—visit LucasEdResearch.org
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01:22:49
Britte Haugan Cheng, PhD, is principal and founder of MenloEDU, and serves as a research adviser to Lucas Education Research. She conducts rigorous, innovative design and empirical projects to support powerful, equitable learning. She has led research and development in STEM instruction, learning technologies, and assessment for two decades. Twitter: @brittecheng
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01:26:25
Joe Krajcik, PhD, is the director of the CREATE for STEM Institute and is the Lappan-Phillips Professor of Science Education at Michigan State University. Krajcik works with science teachers to design, develop, and test project-based science learning environments. He was elected to the National Academy of Education in 2019. In 2020, he received the McGraw Prize in Pre-K-12 Education. Twitter: @krajcikjoe
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01:30:00
Amber Graeber is an instructional coach in the Des Moines Public Schools in Iowa. She has served as the district Advanced Placement coordinator and social studies curriculum coordinator. Graeber has been with the Knowledge in Action project since 2007 as a teacher, curriculum designer, and professional development facilitator. She is a PhD candidate at Iowa State University. Twitter: @ambermgraeber
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01:31:57
Deborah Peek-Brown is the academic specialist for the CREATE for STEM Institute at Michigan State University. She taught in the Detroit Public Schools for 28 years. Peek-Brown is now a part of science curriculum development teams with expertise in project-based science, assessment, and the use of three-dimensional learning.
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01:49:54
Michael McDowell, EdD, is a public school educator, author, and consultant recognized as one of the leading authorities on integrating innovative and impactful practices into schools. He currently serves superintendent of the Ross School District in California. He is the author of several books, including “Rigorous PBL by Design” and “Teaching for Transfer: A Guide for Designing Learning with Real-World Application.” Twitter: @mmcdowell13
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01:56:54
Attendees will receive a follow-up email tomorrow which will include a link to download a certificate of participation, if you need one. Or you can go to: https://edut.to/3aCbWDEThe email will also include a link to the video and a list of additional resources.
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01:57:14
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