#UTedChat Questions for 06/20 – Classrooms of the Future



This week we have Steve Phelps (@KitledMath_T) a Math teacher at West High School in Salt Lake City, Utah leading the discussion on Classrooms of the Future! This should be an excellent and informative topic for educators to start thinking about during the summer and as they prepare for the beginning of the coming school. Please come prepared to share your thoughts on what you think the Classroom of the Future should be with the rest of the #UTedChat crew. If you haven’t already followed Steve via Twitter (@KitledMath_T) you should probably do so because it will help you to better follow the chat. 

As always, please be sure to include #UTedChat in your responses so everyone participating can see your thoughts and ideas.

Q1: IN THE NEXT DECADE WHAT CHANGES are you most excited to see?

Q2: What changes are you most concerned about?

Q3: What will learning spaces look like in the classroom of the future?

Q4: What functions should technology fulfill to elevate the student experience in the classroom of the future?

Q5: Expanding technology impacts a teacher’s role immensely. How should the educator’s role be modified?

Q6: How can educators work in cooperation with educational technology companies to ensure products are designed to support students and empower teachers?

Q7: How can current technologies (3D printing, VR…) be used to enhance student learning in your area now?

Steve has spent the last 10 years teaching middle and high school mathematics in Utah. His instructional foundations are built on the mantra “Struggling in math is required to learn.” He has served as the D.A.D.S State President for UDSF and advocates for inclusive educational practices. In 2009, Steven was awarded Union Middle School Teacher of the Year. He graduated from UVU in 2009 with a B.S. in Mathematics. He innovated the classroom to incorporate movement and cooperative learning, called MathEverywhere. 

You can follow Steve via Twitter at @KitledMath_T.

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Cody Plumhof

Cody is the web developer, Communications Coordinator and media production center director for the Washington County School District. He has served on the UCET Board since 2012 as the WCSD representative and web developer for the organization.

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