July 9-11, 2019
Avonworth School District, in conjunction with LUMA Institute and the Pittsburgh Center for Arts & Media, will deliver a two-and-half day, peer learning experience that combines Project-Based Learning (PBL), Design Thinking and Arts Integration--July 9-11, 2019, at Avonworth High School. The theme of this year's workshop is Storytelling by Design. Participants will gain insight into the power of telling stories across the curriculum using digital tools, coding and programming, and the arts. Participants will also learn new tools in design thinking and the arts to workshop ideas for developing authentic PBL units. Studio A will equip teachers across the region to scale innovative practices that do not require a large budget to implement. Teachers will build skills and knowledge to develop interdisciplinary, project-based lessons/units to engage students in meaningful learning and in applying 21st-century skills.