Event Title

Business Internship Panel 1: LEAP Innovations: Leaping Into Better Education

Advisor(s)

Susan Liu, Edtech Programs Manager, LEAP Innovations

Location

Room IN2

Start Date

26-4-2019 9:45 AM

End Date

26-4-2019 10:00 AM

Abstract

LEAP Innovations is a non for profit aimed at promoting education in the Chicago Public Schools district. They do this by teaching their personalized learning framework to teachers in schools who have joined the program. They also facilitate the cooperation of schools with Edtechs such as BrainPOP and Renaissance. While researching the modes of communication that happen inside the LEAP office and the communications that happen in between LEAP Innovations and the Edtechs. During this time, the Edtech side of LEAP Innovation process was contributed to. During the internship process teachers had to come to the LEAP offices for teacher development. Some of the materials used to teach the teachers and by association the schools about the different Edtechs that they could work with were made. There were many PowerPoint decks and google sheets spreadsheets made or added to help with upcoming check ins and reports about what was happening at certain times during the program. In all the whole process of curation on the front end of the curation process with the teachers and the schools and the back end with the operations that go on in LEAP Innovation. This is also contributed to the UN Sustainable Goal of quality education.

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Apr 26th, 9:45 AM Apr 26th, 10:00 AM

Business Internship Panel 1: LEAP Innovations: Leaping Into Better Education

Room IN2

LEAP Innovations is a non for profit aimed at promoting education in the Chicago Public Schools district. They do this by teaching their personalized learning framework to teachers in schools who have joined the program. They also facilitate the cooperation of schools with Edtechs such as BrainPOP and Renaissance. While researching the modes of communication that happen inside the LEAP office and the communications that happen in between LEAP Innovations and the Edtechs. During this time, the Edtech side of LEAP Innovation process was contributed to. During the internship process teachers had to come to the LEAP offices for teacher development. Some of the materials used to teach the teachers and by association the schools about the different Edtechs that they could work with were made. There were many PowerPoint decks and google sheets spreadsheets made or added to help with upcoming check ins and reports about what was happening at certain times during the program. In all the whole process of curation on the front end of the curation process with the teachers and the schools and the back end with the operations that go on in LEAP Innovation. This is also contributed to the UN Sustainable Goal of quality education.