Digital Learning in MY Classroom, A Teacher’s Perspective
By Catherine Sobieszczyk, Advanced Placement Biology and Biomedical Sciences Teacher, Montgomery County (MD) Public Schools
How are you leveraging digital learning to prepare your students for the end of the year cumulative tests, create a collaborative learning environment, and inspire them to be #FutureReady?
For the past two years, I’ve been using Spark101 to engage my students in their STEM curriculum, facilitate collaborative problem-solving discussions, and connect learning to career pathways. As we prepare to enter the final quarter, it is the time of the year we want our students to:
How about showing them how what they are learning in class applies to potential career pathways?
Industry professionals and educators have partnered to create Spark 101’s case study video content. Each three-part case study video; 1- sets up a problem for students to solve; 2- shares a solution from industry; 3- explores the careers and interests of the industry professionals.
Through Spark 101’s 10-minute case study videos, my students have had the opportunity to:
Ready to try Spark101? Here’s how I started in my classroom:
There are so many wonderful resources and lesson plans available for to support teachers in leveraging digital learning—Spark 101 is an example of a great one readily available for STEM teachers!