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Future Skills Institute for Educators - Illinois & Wisconsin

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Antioch Community High School

1133 Main St

Antioch, IL 60002

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The Future Skills Institute is designed to empower educators to build classrooms of the future. This action-packed, hands-on professional development experience will provide educators with immediately applicable methods and tools that can be use in the classroom or school to build creativity, collaboration, communication and critical thinking skills in students. Participants will meet other innovative educators and walk away with a unit plan for their classroom that embeds design thinking, entrepreneurship, global mindfulness and innovation into your daily routines.

The Future Skills Institutes are also the first step towards becoming a Certified Future Skills Designer -- all participants receive their level 1 Future Skills Designer badge!

Key Takeaways:
- Understand the key tenets of design thinking, entrepreneurship, global mindfulness and innovation and learn methods for building these skills/mindsets in students.
- Learn and apply actionable methods for ideation & collaboration and experiment with using these methods with students
- Design a student-directed learning experience that develops critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication in students

Immediately Actionable PD:

All participants walk away with repeatable methods and tools that they can use in the classroom with students, as well as a plan of action to implement their learning right away. You will learn by doing, and do the work of planning as part of the session!

What Participants are Saying:

"I learned and practiced highly applicable skills, I liked that the facilitators were teachers and drew on their own experience." -- Elementary School Teacher

"I was so engaged and learned so much about the challenge that we were tackling! My brain hurts in a good way. I love that we learned by doing and actually tried out the design process, instead of just listening to someone explain to us about how it worked." -- High School Teacher

Send a Team! Group Pricing Is Available:

We recommend that schools send teams of teachers as the Institute is an excellent opportunity for teachers to collaborate and create a unit of study together. 10% discount for teams of 2 registered together; 15% discount for teams of 4 registered together. To access group pricing, please email Leslie at leslie@futuredesignschool.com.

Building a Case to Attend

Why should your school administration support you to attend the Future Skills Institute? Click HERE to download a sample case for support.

Receive PD Hours

All participants will receive 5 CPDU hours for their participation in the Future Skills Institute.

Payment by Cheque

If you would prefer to receive an invoice for your registrations and pay by cheque, please contact Leslie McBeth at leslie@futuredesignschool.com.

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