Learn more about Magnify Learning as an organization. Get a quick overview of our history, our mission and vision, and learn more about the project-based learning services we offer. Find out if we are a fit with you and your school!
This session will give you an overview of the elements of project-based learning versus projects. See examples of project-based learning success and how it can positively impact all students. You will work through the some of the process of designing a project and have the opportunity to do a tuning protocol on your project process.
How do you give youth a voice without letting them run away with your program? Come hear about examples of youth voice that help to increase engagement and interest among youth. Leave the workshop with examples, ideas and resources to help you inject youth voice into your program.
Developing a culture of inquiry can lead to youth empowerment and increased engagement. Inquiry can be the guiding force that helps a program move from an adult centered program to an empowering youth centered program. This session will give examples of ways to increase inquiry in any program. Participants will leave with practical next steps to bring back to their program to help make inquiry a part of the culture.
Fight apathy with authenticity! Research shows project-based learning is closing the engagement, equity, and achievement gaps. Ryan Steuer helped create a PBL school within a school that turned around the culture and improved attendance, standardized test scores, discipline and lives. Come find out how to join the movement!
Yes, you have been leading students through projects for years! Magnify Learning will present PBL strategies to help add structure, improve accountability, and increase engagement in the projects you are already planning on implementing. Leave this session with resources and strategies to help your students to see the big picture you so desperately want them to see!
Strengthen your existing STEM programs or start a new one! Learn the 6 steps of project-based learning and how to engage youth in addressing a unique question, problem, or challenge. Get youth of all ages excited about learning and building 21st century skills. Learn about inquiry, voice and choice, and note booking. Through hands-on activities, participants will bring back easy-to-implement ideas. This session will demonstrate how programs can align with the Indiana Afterschool STEM Standards and the Harvard Dimensions of Success assessment tool.