Sadie Lewis

Sadie Lewis

Website: https://sadiecreates.com/

 

Sadie Lewis is the Instructional Innovation Specialist in the Mehlville School District in St. Louis, where she works to design professional learning around instructional technology, design, and innovation. She works with teachers to plan innovative lessons and activities and provides classroom support to foster authentic learning. Sadie is a Google Certified Innovator and member of the Buck Institute for Education National Faculty, and has presented at national and regional conferences on design, instructional technology, and professional learning.

Where to find Sadie at #INConnectED

Session Date Time Room
Design Thinking Coach
Thursday, Oct. 17
9:45-10:35
2074
Using Design Thinking, coaches can design real, effective solutions for their teachers. In this session, learn the Design Thinking process, and how to apply it in instructional coaching. Attendees will approach a challenge as a designer, and work through a design activity that can be put into practice immediately.
Spotlight Chat: eLearning Design (with Megan Tolin and Michele Eaton)
Thursday, Oct. 17
11:45-12:15
Outdoor Courtyard (Weather Permitting)
Join some of our spotlight and featured speakers for an informal conversation around eLearning design. In this session, you are welcome to share your own thoughts, ideas, and questions, or just sit back and listen to the conversation unfold.
Graphic Design in the Classroom - Made Easy!
Thursday, Oct. 17
2:40-3:30
2074

Good visual design can communicate powerful messages, but is often overlooked in professional learning. In this workshop, we will explore visual design in the classroom. Learn strategies for teaching design, and engage in activities to learn basic design concepts like color, typography, & layout. Attendees will walk away with skills and resources to integrate design into their instruction.

Tools to Personalize Learning
Friday, Oct. 18
9:45-10:35
2074
Personalized Learning can seem overwhelming and complex, but when used effectively, simple tech tools can do a lot of the heavy lifting in creating personalized learning experiences for students. In this session, we will use tools in Google Slides and Google Sheets to design personalized learning menus and customs learning paths for students. Examples and resources for all levels will be shared, and the strategies and tools learned can be used in the classroom right away.
Think Like a Designer - Five Strategies to Push Thinking (with Manuel Herrera)
Friday, Oct. 18
10:45-11:15
2061

Students are often asked to design, build, and “be creative.” But do we always give them the tools and strategies to push their creative thinking? In this fast paced, interactive session we will engage in five activities used in the design process to identify challenges, develop ideas, and design solutions.