Using STEM (Lego Robotics EV3) to Increase Student Engagement with Students with a Mild Intellectual Disability
By using Lego Robotics EV3 kits, this project aims to increase student engagement in a special education classroom through student inquiry and project-based learning.
Keyword(s):ev3, lego robotics, special education, student engagement, student inquiry
Providing Purpose and Hope for Students to Enhance Well-Being
Engagement comes from understanding the purpose behind what you are doing, and being able to clearly articulate why it is personally meaningful for you. This is what we want for our students, and it comes when we provide them with purpose and hope.
Keyword(s):engagement, hope, instruction, purpose, well being
Addressing Student Anxiety Through In-School and Local Programming
Building our professional knowledge about anxiety disorders at the school age child level to develop and implement a school-based program to reduce and/or manage student anxiety using the FRIENDS for Life model incorporating other wellness tools.
Teaching Functional Communication to Students with Autism to Gain Skills That Will Help Them Navigate Difficult Social Situations
We will be using iPads and an app called Proloquo2Go to help students build functional communication. The purpose of this project is to use functional communication to help student navigate through difficult social situations.
Keyword(s):autism, functional communication, ipads, proloquo2go, social skills
Dragon STEAM Lab
Design a Makerspace that promotes deep learning and inspires curiosity, creativity and collaborative problem-solving. We want to empower all learners and allow them to take risks, embrace challenges and dream big without fear of failure.
Keyword(s):creativity, design challenges, makerspace, steam, team planning