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J-WEL Innovation Grants Panel - Empowering Latin American Teachers

Resource Visibility: J-WEL pK-12, J-WEL Higher Education, J-WEL Workforce Learning, J-WEL Connections 2020

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Diane Brancazio

MIT Instructor, K-12 Maker team leader
Massachusetts Institute of Techhnology

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Leilani Roser

Maker Education Specialist
MIT Edgerton Center

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Nevan Clancy Hanumara

Research Scientist | MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering
MIT

J. Kim Vandiver

Forbes Director of the Edgerton Center
MIT

Description

We will engage teachers in Latin America to develop and lead hands-on, student-centered, project-based learning activities that foster STEM skills, especially focused on empowering low socio-economic status students. Key outputs include a curriculum of open-sourced and vetted activities, a community of skilled teacher-evangelists, and increased MIT/J-WEL regional outreach.

Topics: Project-Based Learning Teacher Training

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