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We are pleased to announce the MassCUE and M.A.S.S. 2016 Annual Technology Conference, co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Computer Using Educators (MassCUE) and the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (M.A.S.S.). Both organizations recognize the benefits of a collaborative partnership that focuses on the collective interests of our school districts.  We will be providing educators from across the Commonwealth and New England with exciting ways to enhance teaching and learning with technology.  
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Thursday, October 20 • 10:00am - 10:55am
Agency by Design: The promises, practices and pedagogies of maker-centered learning

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During her sessions on Wednesday & Thursday, Jessica will share research findings on the benefits for students of maker-centered learning along with an educator framework developed through the action research strand of the Agency by Design project. Those who are familiar with or brand new to the ideas of the Maker Movement, maker-centered learning, and design-focused learning are all encouraged to attend. Agency by Design is a multi-year research initiative from Project Zero at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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Jessica Ross

Senior Practitioner Researcher, Project Zero
Jessica Ross is a senior practitioner specialist working on the Agency by Design research project, a project investigating the promises, practices, and pedagogies of maker-centered learning. Jessica was a founding team member of the Global Learning Charter Public School, where she taught grade 5-8 humanities for ten years.  In her classroom practice, Jessica incorporated several Project Zero frameworks including Teaching for Understanding... Read More →

Thursday October 20, 2016 10:00am - 10:55am
Red Level Mezzanine West side North