Learning Opportunity

EDU 595 Seminar: Design Thinking, Computational Thinking, and Makerspaces

This session has been completed.
Facilitators: Darren Maltais Janet Bell
Date:January 17, 2024
Time:4:00 pm to 6:00 pm MTN
Cost:
No Charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 24-TI-196
Type:
Webinar
Focus: Assessment Curriculum Implementation and Pedagogy

Target Audience

Teachers, School-based Administrators, Instructional Coaches, Learning Coaches, Inclusive Learning Teachers

About this Learning Opportunity

In this Technology in Schools I Cohort Seminar Session, participants participate in a round-table conversation about cohort questions raised in the Design Thinking, Computational Thinking, and Makerspaces sessions held within the last couple of months. All are welcome to drop in and participate.

 

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • 2. Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • 4. Leading a Learning Community

This session addresses the TQS competencies

  • 2. Engaging in Career-Long Learning
  • 3. Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge

Facilitators

Darren Maltais

After years of experience as a classroom teacher, Darren began working as a Technology Integration Facilitator for Black Gold School Division. This year will mark his 10th year in that role! He works collaboratively with teachers and students in over 30 schools, co-creating lessons, projects, and products to help students learn more effectively and make curriculum come alive. He has helped to... Read more »

Janet Bell

An English teacher originally, Janet's career evolved over the years from classroom teacher to consultant, co-leading edtech integration across the province as a member of the 2Learn.ca and ARPDC provincial teams, to school and district leadership as a Department Head at Lillian Osborne High School and a TIPS (Technology Integration and Planning Supports) Consultant with Edmonton Public... Read more »