Category: Curriculum Studies

33 - Honoring What Students Bring to the Table

Friday, Nov 16
3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

This session explores how the writers of Project ExCEL, a Jacob K. Javits project, use the diverse cultural, social, and economic backgrounds of students to inform their decision-making when choosing topics for its Problem Based Learning units. A preview of Project ExCEL’s newest unit, Not for Sale: A Problem about Gentrification, Soccer, and Building Community, is shared.


 

Dana L. Plowden

Lead Curriculum Writer
Project ExCEL contractor
Fairfax, Virginia

Rebecca Brusseau

GRA
George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia

Maria P. Rybicki-Newman

PhD Student
George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia