Year Long Projects and Senior Capstone Projects

Year Long Projects and Senior Capstone Projects
Event on 2017-03-27 08:00:00
Year Long Projects and Senior Capstone Projects   Monday – March 27, 2017 8:00am – 3:00pm Higley Unified School District Office   Workshop Benefits Determining Pathway vision, mission, core values, and purpose are the foundation that a pathway are built on.  But we still need to teach and provide students with the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to succeed in school and beyond.    Students can achieve this by completing different Year Long Projects in each year of a Pathway, culminating with a Capstone Project.  In the first year Students will RESEARCH current problems in the world and identify those that they find interesting.  Second year students will LEARN how to perform proper research of problems and related concepts and to present their findings.  Third year students begin a deeper process of self discovery and to UNDERSTAND their place in the world.  Fourth year students will successfully complete a capstone project by researching, learning about, understanding, and then SOLVING a real world problem.  Students present their projects and posters at the Capstone Exhibition.  This workshop will help Pathways create their own sequence of year long projects that are in alignment with Pathway vision, values, purpose, and  academic standards. Who Should Attend This course is intended for teachers, administrators, and district personnel who are interested in creating content based, student centered, meaningful experiences embedded with 21st century skills emphasizing college readiness and workforce development. You will learn to: 1. Help students to find their passion, purpose, and meaning in school and life. 2. Facilitate students in identifying real world problems and then solving these problems in way     that not only excite them but also help, educate, and inspire others. 3. Provide students with opportunities to work on and develop short and long term project     management skills. 4. Teach students how to find mentors and contacts needed to solve real world problems. 5. Encourage students to work on their communication, interpersonal, and networking skills. 6.  Have planning time and start to create a collaborative community of other like minded educators. What's Included 1. Workbook 2. Copies of Four different year long projects (level 1—4) Cost * Early Registration: 9/person  (before January 31st) * Regular Registration: 9/person  (after Januart 31st) * 20 participants limit   Frequently Asked Questions What if the course is cancelled by theSTAX 3D?  In the event of a course cancellation, you would be notified and informed of your options including rescheduling to another course or you may receive a full refund. What do I do if I need to cancel my registration? All cancellations must be submitted in writing to theSTAX 3D at least 2 weeks (14 days) before the start date of the workshop for a full refund, less a processing fee.  If you cancel within two weeks of the workshop or course you may contact theSTAX 3D to transfer the registration to another individual, minus the processing fee but a refund cannot be given within two weeks of the workshop or course start date.  The cancellation fee for the Summer Robotics Institute is 0.  No-shows receive no refund. In the unlikely event a workshop is cancelled, registrants will be reimbursed for workshop registration only or may choose another workshop or course date. Can we videotape the workshop for future professional development or other uses? TheSTAX 3D does not allow audiotaping or videotaping of workshops. The power of theSTAX 3D workshops require teachers to experience first-hand effective use of the project based activity.  Listening to a tape or watching a video on the workshop dilutes the impact of the training and subsequent implementation. Recording is prohibited unless special copyright permission is granted by theSTAX 3D. Who can I speak with about special assistance I need to attend your workshop?  Please contact theSTAX 3D and we will do our best to accommodate your needs. Can I exchange or return workshop materials? Workshop materials are included in your workshop fee and you may or may not chose to keep them.  Is theSTAX 3D offering other workshops near me? TheSTAX 3D offers various workshops throughout the year.   Please check the Available Courses to see upcoming workshops and courses on our web site Workshop may be cancelled due to low enrollment no later than the Tuesday prior to the camp's start. Cancelled programs will be 100% refunded or transferred.

at Higley Unified Schools District
2935 South Recker Road
Gilbert, United States

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