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March 2019

Collab Lab 26: Storytelling – Empowering student voices to drive engagement

Thursday March 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ward 4, 313 Plankinton Ave
Milwaukee, WI United States
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How do we help students tell the stories that matter to them?  Where can that lead when we do? What stories do your students want to tell? If we give students a chance for their stories to be heard, what does that look like and where might it lead? Join colleagues from public, private, and charter schools from across greater Milwaukee as well as some folks from outside of K-12 to explore these ideas and make the connections that can help…

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April 2019

Collab Lab 27: See Math Everywhere

Thursday April 11, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ward 4, 313 Plankinton Ave
Milwaukee, WI United States
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What if Milwaukee students stopped thinking of math as something “I’m not good at” and saw it instead as something much richer? a creative endeavor a way to explore issues they care about a way to see their neighborhood, city, and world from a whole new perspective a place where their interests can drive mastery What if Milwaukee students started thinking of themselves as mathematicians? What if Milwaukee students could see math: walking down the street; in the laundromat; in…

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May 2019

Collab Lab 28: Re/Connect

Thursday May 9, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
City Lights Brewing Co., 2200 W. Mt Vernon Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233
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Join us at City Lights Brewing to re/connect with fellow Collab Labists May wraps up the 3rd season of our Collab Lab Series. Since we started, we've had more than 400 inspired educators and community partners from non-profits, higher-ed, and industry join us to explore ways we can collaborate to engage K-12 students across greater Milwaukee in meaningful, authentic work. Our May Collab Lab will move to City Lights Brewing with an earlier start time. This is your chance to…

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October 2019

Collab Lab 29: Building skilled trades talent

Thursday October 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ward 4, 313 Plankinton Ave
Milwaukee, WI United States
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What experiences arm students with the talents and dispositions that allow them to step successfully into the skilled trades? Milwaukee area firms are desperate for talent in the skilled trades.  Not simply talent that has a given set of technical skills, but talent that can work as part of a team, with integrity, to get a job done.  Join us for a discussion focused on the opportunities students need to build these talents and dispositions, and what we can do…

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November 2019

Collab Lab 30: Green Infrastructure

Thursday November 21, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ward 4, 313 Plankinton Ave
Milwaukee, WI United States
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How can we leverage green infrastructure projects to create authentic learning experiences for students? Whether they are in place or in design, green infrastructure projects offer opportunities for student explorations across a broad range of issues. Join us to connect with K-12 colleagues from across the area, as well as community partners from higher ed, industry, and non-profits to share ideas, and explore options where collaborative efforts could help move things along. Register Now Buy Tickets on Eventbrite var exampleCallback…

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December 2019

Collab Lab 31: Student run enterprises

Thursday December 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ward 4, 313 Plankinton Ave
Milwaukee, WI United States
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What opportunities can we create for students, schools, and the community through student run enterprises? Student run enterprises can provide an on-going framework for authentic work that engages students in collaborative problem solving and entrepreneurial thinking.  How can we leverage these as opportunities for both cross-disciplinary learning and to engage students in the broader community? Join us to connect with K-12 colleagues from across the area, as well as community partners from higher ed, industry, and non-profits to share ideas…

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February 2020

Collab Lab 32: Teacher-centric PD

Thursday February 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ward 4, 313 Plankinton Ave
Milwaukee, WI United States
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What if professional development for teachers looked more like the kinds of learning experiences we want to create for students? Join us to connect with K-12 colleagues from across the area, as well as community partners from higher ed, industry, and nonprofits to share ideas and explore options where collaborative efforts could help move things along. Agenda 5:30 – 6:00 Grab something to eat and drink, say hello 6:00 – 6:30 Introductions 6:30- 8:30 Let’s work through some ideas Food…

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March 2020

Collab Lab 33: Career interviews project

Thursday March 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ward 4, 313 Plankinton Ave
Milwaukee, WI United States
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What if high school students thinking about college or career options could hear the stories of how people doing interesting work in Milwaukee recognized the opportunity and developed the skills they now rely on? We’re working with high school teachers and faculty in UWM’s English department to develop and pilot a process to collect and present these stories. This fall UWM students conducted one hour interviews with folks in careers that touch on healthcare.  This semester, UWM students will be…

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April 2020

Twitter Chat: Collab Lab 34: Tapping industry expertise

Thursday April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Twitter: #CollabLabChat WI United States

Collab Lab 34 will run as a Twitter chat at #CollabLabChat Schools want to connect their students to industry expertise.  Industry wants to develop and recruit talent.  What gets in the way of making these connections?  What needs to be in place to build effective partnerships? Join us to connect with K-12 colleagues from across the area, as well as community partners from industry, higher ed, and non-profits to share ideas and explore possibilities where collaborative efforts could help move…

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October 2020

Collab Lab 35: Re/connect

Thursday October 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom Meeting United States

Time to re/connect with educators and partners who what to help make great things happen for your students! The challenges of distance learning are back. How have you adapted to keep students engaged, build classroom culture, deal with the stress the pandemic places on students, families and teachers? Join us for a discussion on Zoom to share what's working for you and where you could use some help. Register Now Buy Tickets on Eventbrite var exampleCallback = function() { console.log('Order…

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