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Project-Based Learning [clear filter]
Friday, October 15
 

9:00am PDT

Project-Based Learning Deep Dive
In collaboration with other attendees or team members, participants will engage in a project planning protocol that supports effective project-based learning. Participants will plan project themes, standards and essential skills, deliverables, opportunities for student and other critiques, memorable moments and entry events, and real-world expertise feedback.

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Speakers
avatar for Rita Bouchard

Rita Bouchard

Core 4, Da Vinci Connect K8
Rita Bouchard is a Los Angeles native. She received her BS. in Geology from Cal State Dominguez Hills and was a field geologist for Tyco International for several years before transitioning to teaching. She earned her teaching credential from Cal State University, Los Angeles Charter... Read More →
avatar for Cari Werz Maconochie

Cari Werz Maconochie

Design Fundamentals 1, Da Vinci Design
Cari Maconochie joined Da Vinci Schools in 2014. Originally from Richmond, Virginia. She graduated with a double major with a Bachelors in Art Education and Fine Arts from Virginia Commonwealth University. She also studied and played varsity soccer for a year at Longwood University... Read More →
avatar for Frank Solis

Frank Solis

Government/Economics & Assistant Director, Da Vinci Institute, Da Vinci Design & Da Vinci Institute
Frank Solis, a proud Angelino, discovered his passion for the social sciences during his undergrad tenure at UCLA. Today, he shares this passion with his students in the classroom through projects that connect students to the real world. Frank teaches 12th grade Government and Economics... Read More →


Friday October 15, 2021 9:00am - 12:00pm PDT
2206 (Pendergrast) @ DVS (2nd Floor)

1:00pm PDT

Using the Fab Lab to Enhance PBL: Communicate student vision through a professional finished product
Learn how the Da Vinci Design staff members have utilized the Fab Lab in class projects. This space serves as a space where students can use the laser cutter, 3D printer, power tools, spray paint, and pottery wheel thrower. This space provides students with the necessary materials to communicate their vision through a professional finished product.

Speakers
avatar for Cari Werz Maconochie

Cari Werz Maconochie

Design Fundamentals 1, Da Vinci Design
Cari Maconochie joined Da Vinci Schools in 2014. Originally from Richmond, Virginia. She graduated with a double major with a Bachelors in Art Education and Fine Arts from Virginia Commonwealth University. She also studied and played varsity soccer for a year at Longwood University... Read More →


Friday October 15, 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm PDT
DVD Fab Lab (4th Floor)

2:15pm PDT

Creating PBL Rooted in Social Justice
Designing projects that teach the skills and content our students require can be difficult enough. Adding a third requirement can seem daunting! Come join us as we share our struggles, triumphs, and tips on how to incorporate social justice into project based learning.

Speakers
avatar for Janeé Gerard

Janeé Gerard

Chemistry Teacher, Da Vinci Communications
Janeé Gerard is a Chemistry teacher at Da Vinci Communications. She has lived all along the Western U.S., from sunny SoCal to the mountains of Idaho. Janeé finished her undergraduate degree in Chemistry with a minor in Communications while playing soccer at Westmont College in Santa... Read More →
avatar for Megan Flower

Megan Flower

English 10 Teacher, Da Vinci Communications
Megan Flower is thrilled to join Da Vinci Communications as the 10th grade English teacher. Ms. Flower’s hope is always to be an educator whose classroom is filled with meaningful discourse and believes that literature is a wonderful foundation for these conversations.Ms. Flower... Read More →
avatar for Dani Guerrero

Dani Guerrero

World History, Da Vinci Communications
Dani Stephan Guerrero teaches World History at Da Vinci Communications. She is a HUGE history nerd. Born and raised in the Inland Empire, Dani double majored at Azusa Pacific University and received her B.A. in History and English (Literature Concentration). She then attended California... Read More →


Friday October 15, 2021 2:15pm - 3:15pm PDT
2105 (Cha) @ DVS (2nd Floor)