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Friday, November 5 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Recover From Covid with Deep-Learning: A Case for Using Makerspace to Integrate the Intermediate Curriculum

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Recover lost learning and reduce the educational trauma from Covid by engaging students in deep-learning programming. In the face of covid, a long term project to improve math understanding in the intermediate grades has shown striking benefits for students during the pandemic. Intermediate students were engaged in trimester long projects that integrated concurrent art, math, technology, language arts and social studies curriculum, resulting in authentically contextualized deep-learning experiences. Four emblematic projects will be presented to show the pattern of deep-learning programming; (4th grade) String Figures, Mindstorms Biome Survival!, (5th grade) Minecraft Formal Gardens, and Fossil Formation Animations.


Tricia Finkle

Co-Teaching Makerspace Integrationist, Mater Christi School
As Mater Christi’s first Makerspace Integrationist, Tricia Finkle synergistically designs deeply contextualized project based learning across the established content curriculum at Mater Christi School. Through collaboration with the school’s entire faculty, Tricia creates effective... Read More →

Friday November 5, 2021 12:30pm - 1:30pm EDT
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