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Hands on! Explore Tech and Nature Together!

Product code: PLS9716
Topics: Project-based learning, Makerspaces, STEM & STEAM
Length: 30 min - 1 hr
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This webinar recording was part of the Fall 2016 ISTE Professional Learning Series.

In our 21st century world, students need 21st century skills. We are charting the course for these students by incorporating the 4 C’s of critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity so they can navigate the future and solve real world problems. With EdTech exploding in education, our session is an opportunity to collaborate and explore the newest and most effective STEM/Maker Space tools and their impact for the future of teaching and learning.

Our session is inspired by Makers Ed and Project-Based Learning and recognizes that today’s student have devices galore. But what else can they do with them besides chat and play games? This session will provide insights for inquiry-based Digital Learning and STEM training and collaboration for student and adult learners. Together we build understanding and comfort merging our digital and physical worlds, a vital skill for students to navigate the future.

Attendees will understand the value of mobile learning and maker education to our nation’s future and globally. Determine characteristics and apply uses of instructional technologies.

This session provides ideas for charting a course for your students to navigate their future!

Presented by the ISTE Mobile Learning Network.


Susan Wells

Bio: Susan Wells is an educator, innovator and pioneer in the field of mobile learning. For 30 years, she has served as a Principal, Administrator, Teacher, Technology Coordinator, Public Speaker and Educational Technology Strategist. Susan planned and carried out the first school-wide 1:1 deployment of iPod touches in the United States. Susan works with EdTech companies designing and developing products for the K12 education market. She is the ISTE Mobile Learning Network president. Susan is the founder of TechTerra Education www.TechTerraEducation.com TechTerra works with students, teachers and administrators across the country and internationally to maximize the use of digital technologies for teaching and learning.