A conversation about citizenship and teaching in the current climate
During each of the six breakout sessions throughout the weekend, a large number of conversations will take place. This site will help you organize your plan for the weekend and provide the relevant information for each conversation. After signing in, search through the conversations below and mark the sessions you are interested in to populate your personal schedule on the right (or below if on your mobile phone).
In this session, students from the U school will share our story: being young black and Latinx men and women from Philadelphia, overcoming adversity, hoping it will change lives and mindsets. Often students like us feel misunderstood by adults in school. Participants will brainstorm solutions to be enacted in classrooms.
The Workshop School is a progressive, project-based school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that is constantly exploring innovative approaches to education. In this session, students utilize their in the ancient art of Socratic discussion to discuss what works and what doesn't in project-based learning.
How do we define authenticity? What is its value in the classroom? How do we increase authenticity in teaching and learning? How do we coach teachers to make their projects and activities authentic? Let's answer these questions together.
Are today’s high school graduates prepared for post-secondary education? The Crefeld School’s Graduation by Exhibition (GBE) model better prepares students for a smooth transition to life after high school. Crefeld staff will share details about their successful progressive GBE process that is an essential component of the school’s program.
STEAM is about more than just adding engineering and technology to our science, math, and art curriculum. Curiosity about the world—answering questions and solving problems—is the essence of learning. Let’s talk about the science of curiosity and share strategies for using makerspaces to reignite curiosity in your students.