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Sunday, March 25 • 10:15am - 11:30am
The Design-Thinking Innovation Studio

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How often do 9–12 environments become a rehash of 6–9, with tougher expectations? How can we use design-thinking principles to reimagine the implementation of the 9–12 curriculum in a way that honors the Upper Elementary child and stays true to Montessori principles? This workshop will explore one school’s experiment with a student-centered innovation studio and give you practical ideas, inspiration, and a re-creatable process to use with your students.


Joshua Shanklin

Joshua Shanklin, MEd, is a clinical faculty member at Xavier Montessori Institute and an Upper Elementary teacher at Xavier University Montessori Lab School, both in Cincinnati, OH. AMS-credentialed (Elementary II).

Jason Waters

Jason Waters is an assistant Upper Elementary teacher at Xavier University Montessori Lab School, in Cincinnati, OH.

Sunday March 25, 2018 10:15am - 11:30am MDT
Governor's Square 16 Plaza Concourse Level