Wednesday November 2, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
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Amway Grand Plaza 
187 Monroe Ave NW
Pantlind Ballroom
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Karen Becknell, MAME Database Manager 
Michigan Association for Media in Education 

MAME / MRA Collaborative PreConference focusing on Project Based Learning 


MAME and MRA have collaborated to provide you with a positive Professional Development experience!  Join us for a full day of Project Based Learning discovery and exploration.  Keynote speaker Paige Jaeger will be our guide.

MAME and MRA Present

Project Based Learning

November 2, 2016




7:30 – 8:00   Registration

8:00 – 8:15   Pantlind Room:   Welcome and Goal Setting
8:15 - 9:15   Keynote: Paige Jaeger
Get Thinking! This generation will grow up and run the world. Heaven help us if they can't think and communicate!

 9:15 – 9:30   Break

 9:30 – 10: 15   Break Out Sessions

  1. Grand View A: Christine Schneider: MeL Resources for Project Based Learning  
  2. Grand View B and C: Kristin Lavoie: PBL Project : "The Peace of th e Mogho Naba"
  3. Thornapple:  Lynn Bigelman: Project Based Instruction with a focus on Literacy!

 10:30 – 11: 15   Break Out Sessions

  1. Grand View A: Myla Lee & Kim Clark: PBL and the Media Specialist:  Practical Tips for K-6
  2. Grand View B and C: Kent Innovation HS Round table  discussion/conversation 

 11:15 – 12:30   Lunch  (either on their own or pre-purchased)  The deadline for ordering a box lunch is October 25th.

 12:30 - 2:00    Work session

Pantlind:  Paige Jaeger Building a Great Research Project! Ask a question let the media creation answer it!

2:00 - 2:15   Break

2:15 - 3:45   Work Session, Continued

 3:45 - 4:15   Pantlind: Paige Jaeger   Closing Keynote: 

 4:15 - 4:30   Evaluation and Wrap-Up
(must be present to win)

 4:30 ??   Vendor sneak peak??? (Tentative)