Learn from Others Doing PBL
Join innovative practitioners from across the state (and country) doing more than just classroom project-based learning! Get practical answers on how to improve teaching and learning, and a better understandning on how to leverage tools such as Project Foundry®, Google Apps and more to support more school-wide individualized education.
Attend informative sessions, meet other innovative educators, tour FlexTech High School and learn from expert Project Foundry® users in attendence.
Perhaps your school does PBL or uses Project Foundry®, but does not take advantage of all the powerful features that you just KNOW would make life a little easier. Or, maybe you've heard of whole school PBL or Project Foundry® and want to learn more before making a commitment. In either case, make plans to join us in Brighton, MI this summer to participate in a two-day, hands-on Project-based Learning Un-conference.
Who: Aspiring PBL'ers -or- Current Project Foundry® Enthusiasts -or- Folks Just Interested
What: Tips, Techniques & How-To's, presented by experienced PBL'ers and Project Foundry® Users
Where: FlexTech High School 7707 Conference Drive Brighton, MI 48114
When: Tuesday July 9th :: Pre-Workshop / 'New to Project Foundry' Training (attendance optional)
Wednesday July 10th :: Day 1 of Un-conference
Thursday July 11th :: Day 2 of Un-conference
Why: You're familiar with project-based learning but want to better leverage the power of this methodology, while networking with other innovative educators from across the country who are doing PBL and possibly using Project Foundry®.
Cost: If registered BEFORE June 7th, 2013:
$150/ attendee (Individual Attendee) PROMO CODE: EARLYBIRD
$100/ attendee (Small Team: 2-4 attendees) PROMO CODE: EARLYBIRD
$ 75/ attendee (Large Team: 5+ attendees) PROMO CODE: EARLYBIRD
If registered AFTER June 7th, 2013:
$300/ attendee (Individual Attendee)
$200/ attendee (Small Team: 2-4 attendees)
$150/ attendee (Large Team: 5+ attendees)
How: Register here on EventBrite.com. Then stay up to date on un-conference details at http://www.projectfoundry.org/2013-mi-pbl-unconference/
Sponsored By: Project Foundry®
Travel: Detroit Metro (DTW) is roughly a 45 minute drive from Brighton, and is our first airport recommendation. Alternatively, Bishop International Airport (FNT), located in Flint, MI, is about 30 minutes drive, while Lansing/Capital City Airport (LAN) is about 45 minutes.
*** PLEASE LET US KNOW VIA EMAIL IF YOU NEED TRANSPORTATION ARRANGEMENTS.
Lodging: This year's un-conference hotel is conveniently located right across the parking lot from the un-conference site. Be sure to mention 'Project Foundry' when making your reservation to receive the special un-conference rate:
Courtyard Marriott • 7799 Conference Center Drive, Brighton, MI 48114 • Special unconference room rates are $94 per night. Reservations may be made by calling 810-225-9200.
Entertainment: Wednesday Evening Dinner and Entertainment TBA
Tuesday July 09 2013 (attendance optional)
1:00 pm 3.5-hour 'New to Project Foundry' Workshop (attendance optional-for anyone interested)
6:30 pm Informal, optional welcome at hotel
Wednesday July 10, 2013
7:30 am Registration and Breakfast
8:30 am Welcome and Introductions
9:30 am Collective Experience
11:30 am Lunch and Keynote: Jenifer Fox (http://jeniferfox.com/)
1:00 pm Session 1
1:30 pm Session 2
3:00 pm Session 3
4:30 pm End Day One
5:30 pm Evening Dinner and Entertainment
Thursday July 11, 2012
7:30 am Registration and Breakfast
8:30 am Session 4
10:00 am Session 5
11:30 am Lunch
12:30 pm 'Tables of Concern'
12:45 pm Work Session
2:00 pm End of Conference
When & Where
An online learning management and student portfolio system that facilitates project-based, problem-based and individualized learning