Episode 24 of Voice in Education welcomes Dr. Justin Aglio of the Montour School District shares about their school district's passion and pathways for teaching Artificial Intelligence to their students.
With so much emphasis on making, educators are concerned that districts will funnel funding to STEM and not prioritize humanities. The push for maker spaces in schools was fueled by fear of not knowing what future jobs will be. Educators decided that critical thinking was the most important skill to build and translate to many fields. What other ways should we prepare learners who don't show an interest in coding or making?
Justin Aglio, Director of Academic Achievement (K-4) and District Innovation at Montour School District
Maria Kalevitch, Dean of the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science and Acting Associate Provost for Innovation at Robert Morris University
Alison Treaster, Director of Workforce Business Engagement, the Allegheny Conference on Community Development
Digital tools connect with tech-savvy students - May 27, 2017
Local Edition: What newsrooms can learn from schoolrooms - May 9, 2017
Project-Based Pittsburgh: Thinking Beyond Schools to Remake Learning - April 15, 2017
After the Planning Phase: 7 Tips for Implementing a Makerspace - March 9, 2017
7 Tips for Planning a Makerspace - Feb. 23, 2017
National Week of Making reflects trend toward makerspaces - June 20, 2016
Montour teaches students about online citizenship, footprints - Oct. 14, 2015
Montour class sets up Facebook page for school district - Oct. 7, 2015
Montour partners with CMU for research center - August 21, 2015