Eighth grade students at Wilson Middle School joined their Social Studies Teacher, Ken Doyle, to present at Harvard Business School’s Learn/Launch conference today. The conference, which draws from business, innovation, inventor, and education industries and showcases projects, practices and products that forecast the future of education.
Mr. Doyle and his students, Chiara Morley-McLaughlin, Rachel Deng, Henry Lewis and Julia Reinack, were chosen to present on project based learning and use of digital technology to enhance student learning. The conference’s theme this year is Across Boundaries: From Digitizing Past Practice to Personalizing Learning; link to the conference is HERE.
Rachel Deng and Henry Lewis also gave IGNITE speeches to kick off the showcase.
The students, proficient in use of multi-media technology due to the Natick district’s one-to-one program, are able to practice key innovation skills of in the realm of creating, critical thinking, writing, design and collaboration through their work in Doyle’s classroom. Natick was one of 25 student poster showcases for the Friday conference.