The Ei Studio Fellowship is a two-month professional learning program that helps middle and high school educators create student-centered learning experiences that bridge school and community in their classes.
- Increase student engagement in learning
- Build 21st century skills and mindsets
- Positively impact the local community
WHO: Middle and high school educators, librarians, and instructional staff in Wisconsin Rapids, Nekoosa, Port Edwards, and Pittsville Public School Districts, as well as Assumption Catholic Schools.
WHEN: Launch is Friday, Oct 19 (evening) and Saturday, Oct 20 (all day) 2018. Subsequent session dates will be determined in coordination with the cohort.
WHO: Middle and high school educators, librarians, and instructional staff from public and private middle and high schools in the greater Chicago area.
WHEN: Spring 2019 (exact dates TBD)
Sign up here if you’re interested in learning more about this or subsequent cohorts.
- Discover assets and issues in your community, and learn a framework for designing experiential, student-centered learning opportunities.
- Prepare "hacks" - big or small ways that you can begin to infuse the framework into the classes you teach, extracurriculars you oversee, and everyday interactions you have with students.
- Act on your plan! Implement your hack with students, and debrief with your peers.
- Refine your plans and your ability to create great learning experiences through mini-workshops and group check-ins.
- Share your progress and celebrate with your school and community.
- A process for designing high-quality learning experiences that leverage the local context and focus on building essential competencies, which you can integrate again and again into your teaching practice;
- access to lesson plans and learning resources produced by Ei and other participating teachers; and
- New relationships with community partners and like-minded educators with whom you can continue to collaborate.