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NEASC Annual Conference and Showcase
Dates: December 5-6, 2019
Location: Marriott Hotel, One Burlington Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01803 USA
www.neasc.org/conference 
Thursday, December 5 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
The Power of Stepping Aside: How to Facilitate Student-Driven Learning

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We will offer educators tools to rethink their role in the classroom. We will outline an actionable “unlearning” process that will guide educators through unlearning their own classroom biases in an effort to rethink the structure of the classroom and their roles within it. Educators will also discuss the benefits of student-driven learning and think about ways in which they can introduce this kind of mindset into their own classrooms. At the end of the session, participants will have the tools to rethink and envision entirely new schemas they may have never thought possible.

Link to presentation: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1JESlSjwZZQZZGpRg65OBRahxIu64PbMFb5f53K2NqvQ/edit?usp=sharing

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avatar for Stefy Cohen

Stefy Cohen

Instructional Designer & Technologist, Beaver Country Day School
I work to support teachers designing, managing and evaluating projects for project-based learning. Additionally, I support both teachers and students in exploring new technologies + thinking about creative ways to use technology to best fit their purpose.  [Image and profile from... Read More →
avatar for Caitlyn Levin

Caitlyn Levin

Director of Research and Instructional Technology, Beaver Country Day School
Cait Levin is Director of Research and Instructional Technology at Beaver Country Day School. She completed her BA at Barnard College and her MA at Middlebury. She has held a variety of roles at schools, including overseeing writing centers, advising, collaborating with faculty on... Read More →
avatar for Jayne Everson

Jayne Everson

Director of Robotics and Engineering, R+D Experience Lead, Math Teacher, Beaver Country Day School
Growing up in the Midwest, I found myself in the science wing more often than not.  That naturally led to an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering.  After a few years in design and manufacturing roles, I took a break to travel and teach internationally.  When I returned... Read More →
avatar for Robert MacDonald

Robert MacDonald

Creative Technologist + Curricular Development Lead, NuVu Liaison, Beaver Country Day School
My childhood was split between Carlisle, MA, and Kennebunk, ME; both towns had strong public schools, and I feel lucky to have had outstanding teachers who still serve as role models. After graduating from Wesleyan, I taught math and English for one year at Philips Academy in Andover... Read More →


Thursday December 5, 2019 10:45am - 12:00pm
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