Thursday, November 6, 2014

Event: Project Based Learning in Advanced Placement Hangout on Air 12/18/14 3:30 EST

Join us as we discuss teaching Advanced Placement courses through the lens of PBL using Google Hangouts on Air and YouTube!

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Our Panelists

Lynn Brown has been a public school teacher for the last 22 years at Huntington County Community School Corporation in Huntington, IN with the opportunity to teach Middle School United States History and at the High School level Dual Credit/AP American Studies, AP Psychology, World History, Economics, and Government.  She is the Social Studies Department Chair at Huntington North High School and is currently teaching in a full Project Based Learning environment, school within a school at Viking New Tech/Huntington North High School with a focus on Dual Credit/AP American Studies, Economics and Government.

Lynn is also an Adjunct Professor of Dual Credit American Studies, Certified New Tech Network Facilitator, Licensed Special Needs Teacher and High Ability Coach for Middle School and High School. A consultant in the areas of Thinking Maps, Beginning Teacher Support, Systems Thinking, Differentiation of Instruction, Deliberation, Global Studies, and Action Research Lynn was formally employed by the Indiana Department of Education Beginning Teacher Portfolio License process as a Scoring Trainer and Lead Calibration Scorer, as well as a Higher Education Program Reviewer in the area of Social Studies.

*Note - We were also joined by Lynn's teaching partner James Steensma.

Dayna Laur is the author of Authentic Learning Experiences: A Real World Approach to Project Based Learning. She is a veteran high school social studies teacher of fourteen years where she has implemented numerous Authentic Learning Experiences in her co-taught special education classes, Advanced Placement courses, and mainstream social studies classes. During her teaching tenure she has been featured in Edutopia’s Schools That Work series and as a model teacher for Authentic Learning as produced by the National Institute for Professional Practice. She currently serves as a Senior National Faculty member for the Buck Institute for Education and travels nationally and internationally to train teachers on effective implementation of Project Based Learning. She has a BA in History from VA Tech, a MEd. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Pittsburgh, and a MSEd. in 21st Century Teaching and Learning from Wilkes University. She is also a two-time National Board Certified teacher. She has written articles that have appeared in Tech-Edge and EARCOS Journal. In addition to Authentic Learning Experiences, Dayna’s educational interests include the implementation of the Common Core Standards and technology integration. You can follow her on Twitter @daylynn.