Ashley Naranjo develops online experiences for students that encourage them to connect with the world around them through Smithsonian-wide resources, collections and experts. In addition to her role in organizing Smithsonian Online Education Conferences, Ashley coordinates the Smithsonian Quests digital badge program (smithsonianquests.org). This program gives students prompts for learning through discovery, opportunities to make personal connections to content, and links with various subject areas. Her experience in the education field includes research, academic program design, school management, and teaching in the United States and Ecuador.
Presenter for the Following Session
- ARCHIVE: Teacher Preview Session
Help your students make connections to current events and become active witnesses to history. In this panel session, you’ll hear from three Smithsonian educators about interactive and ready-to-use resources for the classroom that explore the role of the presidency and highlight historic inaugural ceremonies of the past. You’ll find additional recommended Smithsonian learning in the Virtual Exhibit Hall.
- ARCHIVE: From Where I Stand: Immigration/Migration Stories in the Classroom
In this educator session, we’ll make content connections from the previous session, “From Where I Stand: A Closer Look at Understanding Immigration/Migration Experiences in the United States”, which highlighted a small piece of the Smithsonian’s own collection of these stories through material culture to a classroom setting.