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Friday, November 8 • 12:40pm - 1:30pm
Pulling Back the Curtain: Building Deep Foundations that Support Project-based Instruction in an Elementary Setting

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Matt Housh, principal from Mills Lawn School (K-6 School, Yellow Springs), will discuss strategies that build deeper foundations to support and sustain project-based instruction (PBL). The presentation will focus on specific structures that increase student engagement, exhibition preparedness, and a culture of inquiry. This foundational work addresses professional development, coaching opportunities, and group practices that further enhance the process of project-based learning. Matt will draw on over seven years of sustained work with an ever-evolving and fully integrated elementary school PBL model.

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Matt Housh

Principal, Yellow Springs Schools
Matt Housh has focused on creative change efforts in public education for over twenty years. He started as a special educator in Chicago Public Schools and was inspired to pursue leadership roles to help serve students on a broader scale. As principal of Mills Lawn School, Matt has... Read More →

Friday November 8, 2019 12:40pm - 1:30pm EST
Room 344