K-12 Priorities and Challenges
Personalized Problems to Inspire Learners
Deanna Mayers, Director of Curriculum, Blended Schools Network
Deanna Mayers has 23 years of experience in public education as Director of Instructional Technology, Instructional Coach, and Teacher and most recently as Director of Curriculum for Blended Schools Network. Deanna works with teachers from various school districts to lead the design and development of over 180 K-12 courses.
Are you tired of learning jazzy online teaching tips that only confuse students more? Would you like to increase student completion and retention rates in your courses? Are you looking for real ideas to help break down barriers to learning for students? At the end of the presentation participants should be able to understand the basic process of QM certification and learn how it can improve student success in their courses.
Learning Objectives
Participants will be able to design an authentic problem scenario with an analytical rubric to measure student achievement.
Participants will be able to identify an ill-structured problem and example different types of problems.
Participants will be able to build instructional scaffolding to promote a deeper level of learning using tools in most learning management systems.
Audience: Faculty 
Audience: Administrator
Audience: Instructional Designer