Monday, January 15, 2018

Conference Session Highlights: Proposition #3 Student Learning


Proposition #3-Teachers are responsible to managing and monitoring student learning. Knowing what our students know and don't know is where the true art of teaching comes out in a classroom setting. It doesn't matter if that setting is with young children or adults. Here are a few of the wonderful concurrent sessions that will be available at this year's conference related to this proposition. 

1. Supporting and Empowering Diverse Learners Through Collaboration and Goal Setting: (Room 111 10:15-11:15) Diversity is a word that describes today's classrooms. Teacher collaboration and individual goal setting are ways in which we can set up diverse learners for success. Explore student engagement and empowerment strategies supported by research to promote higher levels of academic achievement. Learn effective and practical ways to engage diverse learners in academic growth.

2. TECH IT, MAKE IT: (Room 116 11:20-12:20 and 1:45-2:45) Come and learn how one elementary school incorporates STEAM and Maker across grade levels and content areas.

3. Grading Reform 101: How to Examine & Change My Grading Practices: (Room 111 1:45-2:45) Classroom grading has more direct influence on student learning than any other instructional practice. Let's talk about how to ensure that grading moves learning forward instead of getting in the way.

4. Rethinking Dropout Intervention- Early, Vertical, Comprehensive!: (Room 118 2:50-3:50) Participants examine the research, reflect on current practices, and gain an understanding of best practices, timing, and implementation in order to effectively prevent dropouts

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