Catalyst Information Sessions
Date: March 3 & March 10
Time: 4pm EST
Title: Catalyst Information Session
Description: Are you and your students in need of an end of year academic boost? Are you seeking an innovative way to ‘rev up’ your classroom next Fall? Join our Catalyst Information session! Catalyst is Citizen Schools’ experiential learning program that makes learning fun with high-quality engaging projects! Catalyst is teacher centered and volunteer supported; offering extensive professional development, coaching, and volunteer career mentors to help strengthen teacher capacity and encourage social emotional learning. Students will be immersed in challenging projects that are designed for a virtual or blended learning environment.
Register here and we will send you the Zoom link
Elevating Voices for Equity
Date: March 11, 2021
Time: 9:00 - 10:00am PT/12:00 - 1:00pm ET
Title: Pathways to Post-Secondary Education Discussion
Description: The second in a virtual three-part speaker series, Elevating Voices for Equity, where we bring together members of our community to uplift voices of those who have been working in and alongside our communities. Pathways to Postsecondary Education will be moderated by Tarlin Ray, Vice President, College Connections at The College Board. This discussion will highlight the role of nontraditional pathways and how to support students in post-secondary education as well as the role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Community Colleges, STEM education.
To register, please visit CitizenSchools.org/elevatingvoices.
Meaningful Student Engagement through Hands-on Learning and Mentorship
Date: March 18, 2021
Time: 10:00 - 11:00am PT/1:00 - 2:00pm ET
Title: Developing Meaningful Student Work During Remote Learning Webinar
Description: The third in a four-part series titled Meaningful Student Engagement through Hands-on Learning and Mentorship, we’ll discuss examples of meaningful student products created from hands-on experiential and maker-centered learning. Led by Sebastian Byers, a Citizen Schools Program Experience Manager with Makers + Mentors Network, several Maker Fellow’s from various sites will also share suggestions for incorporating design thinking and video production as techniques to support student learning. While the series will have practical applications for multiple grade levels, our primary focus will be on 5th - 8th grade educators.
To register, please visit Pathfinders Online Institute
Virtual Coffee Hour
Date: March 24, 2021
Time: 4:00pm EST/1:00pm PST
Title: Maker-Centered Remote Learning: What, How, & Why
Description: As tech inequalities continue to amplify the impacts of COVID-19 on our educational system, students struggle with motivation and skill development. Join us for a solution-oriented Virtual Coffee Hour discussion on how to harness Making to strengthen deep learning experiences for youth as this digital divide grows. We will explore the benefits of Maker-Centered Learning as an interdisciplinary and accessible tool for addressing educational gaps. These benefits include increasing student engagement, fostering entrepreneurship, and creating environments that truly support creativity and skill development.
To register, please visit https://citizenschools.tfaforms.net/326556