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Stepping Stones: Using Blended Learning Resources to Enhance or Start Project Based Learning
May 30, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Using Blended Learning Resources to Enhance or Start Project Based Learning
Together with interactive technology and authentic projects, this workshop with take a deep dive into EVERFI’s digital lessons [which are completely FREE of Cost] as they pertain to PBL. Using the digital content, educators will discover how student-led mini-lessons can serve as a stepping or jumping off point for inquiry based activities. Together we will tie together and complete a project aligned to each digital resource. Digital content includes the following resources:
Vault – Understanding Money [Upper Elementary Teachers, Guidance Counselors]
Introduces financial concepts and vocabulary early in a child’s cognitive development. Vault immerses students in real-life financial scenarios that focus on skill building and responsible decision making, covering everything from saving to making a budget.
MassMutual FutureSmart [Middle School Social Studies, Technology, Guidance, Math, Career Exploration]
Practicalities of daily financial decisions, and the payoffs of long-term planning. As the mayor of the town, students must weigh opportunity costs to delay instant gratification for long-term gain.
Venture-Entrepreneurial Expedition [High School Business, Social Studies, Guidance, Technology, CTE, Entrepreneurship]
Students start their own food truck business, and learn to write a business plan, hire a team, hone their pitch, and balance a budget in the process. Tacos anyone?
Hockey Scholar Math & Science [Upper Elementary, Middle School Science & Math]
Each lesson focuses on the scientific and engineering practices while taking a behind the scenes look of STEM careers and STEM within sports.
Leaving the workshop, you will have access to an online library of lessons, access to data feedback projects aligned to each lesson, and scholarship opportunities . Time to collaborate with teachers and discuss implementation plans with your local EVERFI technology coach will be built in as well; bring lessons plans and class lists if you’d like!
Please bring your laptop or device.
Contact Alyssa Mahramus at
firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.