Lesson 7, Topic 1
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Project Management: Slack

Nancy October 22, 2020
Nancy Otero is a laser cutter and AI fan. Her biggest passion is human learning, she has spent the last ten years working with educational organizations designing environments that mix technology with project-based learning. Nancy was the Founding Director of Learning Design at Portfolio School, a project-based learning school in NYC. Students from this program are the youngest presenters -6, 8, and 9 years old- at Stanford’s conference FabLearn. She was the Director of Professional Development at the awesome Beam Center in NYC, where she created a program that has served more than one hundred teachers and thousands of students. She co-founded FAB! a non-profit in Mexico that works with underserved communities for 5 years. Nancy was a OpenAI fellow, and a software engineer in her previous life. She has a Master in Learning, Design and Technology from Stanford University.

Knowing how to do large-long term project is a skill in itself.

During this program, you’ll learn how to use agile project management methodologies, and use technology that helps you implement these methodologies. 

Today you’ll learn about Slack. Please watch this video.

Slack is a channel-based messaging platform to work together more effectively, connect all their software tools and services, and find the information you need to do team work best.

Thousands of leading companies  –Pinterest, Shopify, AirBnB– use Slack to streamline work, making teams stronger and more productive. But lately, it’s been finding its way in the classroom too.

You all should have a Slack account. Let’s take a minute to post one of our favorite songs on the all-hands channel.