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Featured Presentation

Effectively Engaging ELL Students in Meaningful, Motivating, and Memorable Project-Based Learning

Location: Room 1235 (PIC)

Target Audience: K-12

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Abstract: Elementary and middle-school teachers will share the process of effectively engaging ELL students (and all other students) in meaningful, motivating, and memorable project-based learning. These kindergarten through 8th-grade teachers will provide explanations, pictures, and videos of project-based learning experiences, and answer your questions concerning successful implementation of project-based learning

Speakers:

Joan JamesDr. Joan K. James is recently retired after 44 years of teaching experience in K-12 inner city, rural, reservation, and bilingual public schools and 3 years as an assistant professor in the College of Education at the University of Wyoming. Dr. James passionately supports and implements engaging, meaningful, memorable, and motivating learning experiences such as project- and problem-based learning, the use of simulations, and outdoor education. She is the recipient of many teaching awards.


Deyonne Jackson and Timbree Brown team teach in a multi-age kindergarten/1st grade classroom at Woods Learning Center in Casper. They are very experienced with creating and implementing phenomenal student-centered, authentic, project-based learning experiences for their students.


Nicole Roden and Lauren McDaniel team teach in a multi-age 2nd/3rd grade classroom at Woods Learning Center in Casper. They are very experienced with creating and implementing phenomenal student-centered, authentic, project-based learning experiences for their students.


Karen Bayert and Marci Miles team teach in a multi-age 4th/5th grade classroom at Woods Learning Center in Casper. They are very experienced with creating and implementing phenomenal student-centered, authentic, project-based learning experiences for their students.


Theresa Williams teaches science and math to 5th through 8th graders at the UW Lab School in Laramie. She has created and team taught many phenomenal student-centered, authentic, project-based and outdoor education experiences for her students.

Contact Us

Dr. Jenna Shim

Email: jshim@uwyo.edu

Kim Jones

Email: kim811@myncsd.org

Anna Shur

Email: ashur@uwyo.edu

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