INNOVATION AWARD PITCH NIGHT - NOVEMBER 10, 2016

Meet "Ronnie"

# of referrals: 16

timeĀ in the hallway: 95% of day

GPA: 0.0 / 4.0

MLK's Innovation Award Challenge:

INCREASE ENGAGEMENT

STEAM + PBL

Our journey towards MLK 2.0

Referrals in 2014-15 School Year:

Cultural ShiftS

Referrals in 2015-16 School Year:

Shift in Culture --> Growth in Achievement
Digging deeper
And deeper...

AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENTS PROFICIENT IN MATH:

1

And deeper again... This time into referrals

% African American students at MLK:

% Referrals for African American students:

THERE'S WORK TO BE DONE

We want more for Our students

And our students want more, too.

Which brings us to the iLab

Design SessionS

1. DISCOVER

Insight: Space for collaboration is vital & the end user has to guide the process

Student Shadowing

Insight: Sitting & listening --> Making & engaging

Learning Journey to Bulldog Tech: San Jose, CA

Insight: Cross-curricular, real world, PBL is possible wall-to-wall

2. DEFINE

Insight: PBL presents opportunities for real world learning & partnerships with families

3. DO

Insight: We can learn a lot from what we've already done

EARLY Prototype 1: Integrated Arts

Initiated 2012-13 School Year

Insight: Art works! & "Making" matters!

EARLY Prototype 2: STEM FEST

The day "Ronnie" came to class: December 4, 2015

Insight: The possibilities with "making" & Professionals inspire

EARLY Prototype 3: STEAM Night

March 24, 2016

Insight: Importance of an authentic audience & PBL = Learning through "making"

Prototype 4:

MLK HACKWEEK

--> MLK 2.0

We're Ready To MOVE FORWARD!

STEAM Coordinator

Hired May 2016

Remake Learning Bay Area Pilot School

Providing opportunities for teachers & students to collaborate with professionals for real world STEAM learning experiences

The ask for Prototype 4

MLK Hackweek

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1. Student Shadowing & Learning Journeys

For: Inspiration & calibration with MLK students, families & staff

2. Release & Planning Time

For: MLK teachers to create a real world, Project-Based Learning unit: HackWeek

3. MLK HackWeek & Exposition

For: MLK students to iterate, collaborate & showcase a design to a real-world problem in front of an authentic audience of MLK families & professionals

4. Pre/Post Surveys for Staff, Students & Families

For: feedback, reflection, & moving forward

This is our ask.

We thank you.

The future of MLK thanks you.

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