2022 Events

January 20: ASCD Leadership Summit (Virtual)
Give the Green Light for Creative Problem Solving: Co-author Ken Kay will join me to discuss how leaders can help put students on the path to self-direction and creative problem solving.

February 26: Texas STEM Conference
Join my keynote in person (in San Antonio) or virtually as I connect the dots between STEM and high-quality PBL.

March 5 & 12: EARCOS Webinars
Interdisciplinary PBL is the focus of my two-part webinar series for East Asia Regional Council of Schools.

March 31: Deeper Learning 2022
Redefining Student Success is the focus of our “den” talk, facilitated by Dr. Michelle Pledger, at High Tech High in San Diego.

April 1-4: National School Boards Association
In San Diego, co-author Ken Kay and I will lead a pre-conference institute on Redefining Student Success on April 1, followed by a breakout session during the conference about engaging your community in school transformation. 

June 3: STLinSTL
I look forward to returning to MICDS in St. Louis for the annual Summit for Transformative Learning. My session will focus on putting creative problem solving at the heart of learning.

June 27: ISTELive22
Let’s meet in New Orleans for an interactive session on “Taking PBL from Good to Great: Aim for Impact with Authentic Challenges.” PBL coach Alex Campbell will join me to share effective strategies that help his students achieve amazing results at Elizabethton High School in Tennessee.

 

 

2021 Events

March 18

MACUL Virtual Conference
Designing Effective Digital-Age Projects for Equity, Inquiry, and Literacy, with Myla Lee (session website)

April 2

WGBH webinar: Meeting the Moment with PBL

April 22

24 Hours of PBL (online event)

June 23

ASCD Empower 21 Conference (virtual)
7 Teacher Moves that Make the Different in Project-Based Learning

June 24

PBL Congress, Chile
Hosted by Seminarium

June 26-30

ISTE Live 21
Saturday, June 26: Digital-Age PBL for All Learners, Online or In Person (with Stefanie Hausman)
Monday, June 28: Creating Engaged Citizens with Real-World PBL

August 3–4

STL in ATL

August 3

Game Changer Series, 4 pm Pacific
Join Ken Kay and me in a conversation with Ted Dintersmith about Redefining Student Success

August 11, 18, 25

Book Study with What School Could Be
Join me and Ken Kay for a three-part discussion of our new book

 

2020 Events

Feb. 14–15
TEaCHConX

Canadian International School, Bangalore, India

March 14 (Delayed due to Coronavirus)
ASCD,
Los Angeles, CA
2 sessions on PBL

March 18–24 (Delayed due to Coronavirus)
PBL Forum, China
(multiple locations)
hosted by Thomas Schools

March 31–April 7 (Delayed due to Coronavirus)
PBL Seminars, Chile
(multiple locations)
hosted by Chilean Ministry of Education

March 17–25 (Delayed due to Coronavirus)
PBL Workshops, India
(multiple locations)
hosted by Consilience Learning

November 6–8
NESA Educators Conference, Abu Dhabi

Nov. 30–Dec. 1
ISTE 2020, Anaheim, CA
PBL sessions on Sunday and Tuesday

Dec. 2–4
Eduteka 2020, Cali, Colombia

 

2019 Highlights

iOnTheFuture6 Conference
Sydney and Banora Point, Australia

STL in ATL
Summit for Transformative Learning, Atlanta, GA

ISTE 19 Conference
Philadelphia, PA

STL in STL
Summit for Transformative Learning, St. Louis, MO

ASCD Empower 19 Conference
Chicago, Illinois (presenting 2 sessions)

Transform South Carolina
PBL Institute, Columbia, SC; leading 2 design sessions

Near East South Asia Council of Overseas Schools
Winter Conference, Chennai, India