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Wednesday, August 11 • 12:10pm - 1:00pm
Deeply-Digital, Standards-Aligned, OER Curricula for K-5

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The Center for Digital Curricula, College of Engineering, and the University of Michigan, has been supporting Michigan teachers and students this past school year with year-long, free, curricula. 5000+ K-5 students – the digital-first, Alpha Generation – and teachers, primarily from Title I schools, have found the visual, interactive, collaborative “Roadmap” lessons engaging and, as evidenced by their Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) test scores, effective. The University of Michigan, Center for Digital Curricula is looking to expand to other Michigan schools for the 2021-22 school year.

Speakers
avatar for Monique Coulman

Monique Coulman

Teacher, Haas Elementary, Genesee Schools, MI
avatar for Billie Freeland

Billie Freeland

Teacher, Kent City Elementary School, Kent City, MI
Just in the last two years I have become a K-5 STEM Teacher. Our district was fortunate to be part of the George Lucas Edutopia/MSU MLPBL Study that recently released its results.  This project based learning curriculum is fully aligned to the NGSS and infused with language and mathematics... Read More →
avatar for Dawn Michalak

Dawn Michalak

Teacher, McAlear-Sawden Elementary School, Bay City, MI
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Liat Copel

Educational Technology Researcher, University of Michigan, Center for Digital Curricula
avatar for Elliot Soloway

Elliot Soloway

Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, University of Michigan
Learning at home and learning at school must be seamless - that's what we have learned from COVID. Digital curricula makes it so. The Center for Digital Curricula at the University of Michigan provides K-5, deeply-digital, standards-aligned curricula for K-5  - all four core subjects... Read More →


Wednesday August 11, 2021 12:10pm - 1:00pm EDT
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