Global Maker Day hosted from Scheck Hillel

Global Maker Day hosted from Scheck Hillel Community School

2019 Global Maker Day will be hosted from Scheck Hillel Community School, the first school in Florida to host the revolutionary educational event. Passionate technology enthusiast, Jaime Donally, created this event in 2016 to virtually connect and inspire makers around the world using #GlobalMakerDay on social media. On this day, a new session and maker challenge takes place every half hour, led by students and industry leaders from around the world.

WHO:

This year, the Global Maker Day event will bring together more than 40,000 students, 20 countries, and 35 US states.

WHEN:

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

9 AM – 5 PM

Media interviews with Global Maker Day Organizing Team and photo opportunities.

WHERE:

Scheck Hillel Community School

19000 NE 25th Avenue, Miami Florida 33180

2019 GLOBAL MAKER DAY ORGANIZING TEAM:

Available for interviews during Global Maker Day

Jaime Donally is the author of Learning Transported, speaker, and founder of the ARVRinEDU community and Global Maker Day, which will be hosted at Scheck Hillel Community School this year.

Dr. Marialice Curran is an internationally recognized digital citizenship expert. She is an author, consultant and speaker who is the global connector behind DigCitInstitute, DigCitSummit and DigCitKids.

Michael Drezek is an expert in technology education. He has reviewed educational publications for Corwin Press and recently joined a community of educators serving as associates for the Digital Citizenship Institute to help promote Digital Citizenship and Leadership.

Katie J. McNamara is a California School Library Association Southern Region Representative, Mackin Transform Your School Library Advocate, #calibchat co-founder, and EdChange Global organizer.

Amy Storer is an instructional coach and technology integration mentor in Montgomery, Texas. She holds two Teacher of the Year distinctions and, in 2015, was a finalist in HEB’s Excellence in Education in the “Leadership Elementary” category.

Sarah-Jane Thomas, PhD is an author and founder of the EduMatch project, which promotes connection and collaboration among educators around the world. She was named by the National School Board Association as one of the “20 to Watch” in 2015.

About Scheck Hillel Community School

Scheck Hillel Community School educates and inspires students 18 months-Grade 12 to become exemplary global citizens with enduring Jewish identity and values through an individualized college preparatory curriculum highlighted by Design/STEM, Capstone, college dual enrollment, arts, athletics and community service. Its 14-acres include a 115,000-sq.-ft athletic complex with academic expansion plans. Set within a nurturing, diverse community, Scheck Hillel is one of the world’s largest Jewish community day schools and a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. For more information about Scheck Hillel Community School or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact our Admissions office at 305.931.2831×173 or write to admissions@eHillel.org.

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