Building a Media Festival: District, Building or State. Hows & Wows

Featured Speaker: Hall Davidson, Senior Director- Learning Initiatives, Discovery Education
Day/Time: Wednesday - 9:45am - 10:35am
Audience: K - Post Secondary Tech Level: All
Strand: Digital Tools & Creation
Room: Grand Ballroom A

Building a curriculum-based media festival that celebrates authentic assessment, project-based learning and gives students ownership and pride in learning is both engaging and empowering for students and teachers. In this session, you will learn how to build and hold a student project-based festival (media festival) for students at the building, classroom, district, or state level. Target all subject-areas and grades or pick an area of focus (examples: marine science, mathematics). Learn the nuts and bolts of several models from a longtime festival director and urban festival cofounder. See fabulous K-12 student examples and take-away rubrics and roadmaps!

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