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Tuesday, July 31 • 9:45am - 11:30am
Making Space for Student Voice

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Join us for this hands-on maker session to experience the affordances of making and its unique ability to provide inclusive opportunities for students to find their voice, assert their identity, and make learning meaningful. 
Making in education offers multiple points of entry for educators to foster deep student engagement and interest-driven learning. Learning in this context provides students with the opportunity to tinker, problem-solve, design, iterate, and create. It is through these carefully crafted experiences that students learn the content being addressed as well as begin to internalize and own competencies related to self-directed learning, perseverance, dealing with ambiguity, and resilience. Come and experience the wonder and empowerment of learning.

TAGS: Arts, Diversity, ELA, ELL, K-12, Math, Science, Special Education/Inclusion, Technology, Urban Education

Speakers
avatar for Sue Cusack

Sue Cusack

Asst Professor, Dir. Lesley STEAM Learning Lab, Lesley University
Sue Cusack is a faculty at Lesley University in the Graduate School of Education and Director of Lesley STEAM Learning Lab. Her area of expertise is the inclusive use of instructional and assistive technologies in support of student learning. Sue has worked closely with urban school... Read More →
avatar for Jacy Edelman

Jacy Edelman

Assistant Director, Lesley STEAM Learning Lab
As the Assistant Director for Lesley STEAM Learning Lab at Lesley’s Graduate School of Education, Jacy co-facilitates coursework focused on STEAM integration and supports innovative technology integration through several public school partnerships. With a background in creative... Read More →


Tuesday July 31, 2018 9:45am - 11:30am EDT
WCC 2019 Milstein West A