Pickaway WORKS event

Educator Business Tour

October 10th, 2018

Small groups of educators visit businesses to learn about career pathways and local opportunities, as well as to connect real world of work scenarios to learning in the classroom.

Agenda

Business Tour for Educators
October 10, 2018, 8:00am-3:00pm

8:00 am:  Cook’s Creek Golf Club, 16405 US 23, South Bloomfield

 

  • Pre-Tour Prep

 

Goal – Overview of PBL, prepare teachers to ask good questions that will result in authentic PBL in the classroom                 

9-10:30am:  Cooks Creek Golf Club tour – Cathy Cook

  • Goal – Guide teachers through the tour.  They should be experiencing this through the lens of someone looking for real-world connections to the classroom.  Brainstorm possible PBL experiences while on the tour.

10:45-11:15:  Ohio Means Jobs Pickaway, 160 Island Road, Circleville

  • Goal – Expose teachers to career resources in the county.  Highlight ways OMJ can help with PBL scenarios.

11:30-12:30: Lunch (pack your own), Richards Farm,  24537 Canal Rd., Circleville    

 

  • Ryan Scribner, Economic Development Overview

 

12:30-2:00:  Richards Farms tour –  Bill Richards

  • Goal – Guide teachers through the tour.  They should be experiencing this through the lens of someone looking for real-world connections to the classroom.  Brainstorm possible PBL experiences while on the tour.                                                                                                                                                                                 

2:00-3:00:  PBL debrief session, evaluations

  • Goal – Help teachers leave with authentic PBL starting points and confidence to implement in the classroom.  Teachers in the PAST cohort make concrete connections from their experience in the 17-18 school year.
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