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We look forward to learning with you at WISSIT in August!

We know a school can be only as good as its teachers. The best schools are those where teachers continuously improve their practice through collaboration and guided self-reflection.

Three questions guide our vision of WISSIT: What if we were to bring together motivated teachers from a wide variety of schools in order to engage in deep discussion about effective teaching and learning? What if we provided support when they returned to their schools, where they put into place what they have learned? What if these teachers were able to build a school-wide culture of reflection and collaboration with their colleagues?

At WISSIT, you’ll be joining educators from all over the Washington, DC, area, as well as researchers from Project Zero at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education.  We will engage in an intensive week-long exploration of two themes, Building a Culture of Thinking and Educating for Global Competence.

See you on Monday morning, August 3!

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Lauren Wilson

National Building Museum
Education Program Manager, Teens
lwilson@nbm.org
Lauren Wilson oversees all teen programs at the National Building Museum, which include established programs such as Investigating Where We Live, Design Apprenticeship Program, Teen Council, as well teen nights, workshops, and tours. Wilson has a bachelor’s degree in Art History from the University of Mary Washington, and a masters of art in teaching in Museum Education from the George Washington University. Wilson has more than 10 years of experience engaging teens in design, community, and museum programming.