ARCHIVED: First Ever Drop-In Basecamp October 14, 2017
Wai'alae Elementary, 1045 19th Avenue, Honolulu, 96816
Parking information: Parking will be available in the faculty lot off of Harding Avenue. The main entrance to the Basecamp event will be through the entryway from the parking lot. In the event that this lot is full, there is plenty of street parking along 19th and 20th Avenue, but entry to the program will be through the faculty parking lot. Please keep an eye out for the event signs leading to the entrance.
Session One: 9AM
Session Two: 10AM
Session Three: 11AM
Each session will feature three topics. Topics will repeat, meaning you can attend all three conversations. Expedition Guides facilitate, coach, and mentor each session. Contact us directly if you are interested in acting as a Guide at one of our Basecamps.
October 14th Expedition Guides
Susannah Johnson, BA in Exercise Science, Master of Education, Instructional Leadership, Assets School Faculty, ten years in various management and physiology business positions, Schools of the Future Conference presenter. Expedition questions: How do we incorporate critical thinking strategies into all classrooms and content areas? What are the challenges of individualized (or personalized) learning? What can we do to be more inclusive in challenge-based, problem-based, project-based, inquiry-based, place-based, culture-based learning with subjects like philosophy, ethics, sociology and similar courses? How do we make higher level thinking subjects like philosophy and ethics more accessible to all students?
Kay Beach, BA International Affairs, MA in Teaching (Special Education) and Education (Concentration: Authentic Facilitation of Problem Based Learning), SEEQS Student Experiences Coordinator, SEEQS History and ELA Teacher, Waianae High School Special Education Teacher and Coach, Community Yoga Instructor, Co-Founder of Radiant Girl Organization, 2017 Charter School Teacher of the Year: Expedition questions: What is the power of students engaging in authentic experiences? In a school setting, how can we create authentic learning experiences? How can teachers incorporate project and problem based learning as a mindset versus as a curriculum that needs to be adopted? What are the challenges of "essential question"-based learning?
Justin Brown, BS in Political Science, BA in Music, BA in Psychology, 2016 Stanford FabLearn Fellow, Hope Street Teacher-Leader Fellow, Kealakehe HS CTE, STEM, and Robotics Coordinator. Expedition questions: How can student STEM education serve as a community, citizen science resource? Where can maker mindsets and design thinking exist in traditional, content heavy courses? What responsibilities does education have for community sustainability and resilience? How can intergenerational inquiries education create systemic science research opportunities for all students in public, private and charter schools?