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Applied Educational Neuroscience: Mindful Strategies to Promote Learning & Emotion Regulation (All Grade Levels)

This workshop provides research and strategies of neuroscience in the educational setting. It connects neuroscience to brain development, the limbic system relating to stress, cognition, and adversity and learning.  It will change the way you teach and interact with others in a very positive way.  The workshop also addresses a trauma informed classroom and strategies for students who have/are experienced/experiencing trauma. 

Presented by: Jennifer Wittrup

Awakening the Bookworm in the Unengaged Reader (Grades K-5)

Aimee Torok will provide powerful strategies for successfully motivating and engaging your students to strengthen independent reading and writing for today’s learner.  You will be presented with numerous strategies specifically geared for Kindergarten to 6th grade learning environments.  You will leave this workshop with a wealth of practical ideas and perspectives, increased confidence in meeting the needs of all of your learners and a list of resources that will allow you to continue on the journey of teaching for tomorrow.   

Presented by: Aimee Torok

Continuous Improvement in K12 Organizations: A Value-Stream for Efficiency & Process Improvement

Our educational organizations face unprecedented challenges.  Amid societal calls and government mandates for improved student performance, educators find themselves tasked with meeting annually increased performance expectations but doing so with diminishing financial and political influence – essentially, doing more with less. This workshop will take you through simulations and real-world application of many of the points of LEAN and Six-Sigma improvements.  Many of these improvements will result in increased employee commitment, improved processes, waste reduction and much more.  All of which will show returns in the improved culture of your organization and the budget! 

Presented by: Kevin M. Steele, Ed.S.

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Developing Coding Skills through Robotic Play (and Some Serious Competition) Grades K-5

Janice will lead you to discover practical, innovative ways to involve students in coding activities that incorporate problem-solving, critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and much, much more! Attendees will leave with access to the latest, most useful websites, apps, and technology resources for facilitating coding and enhancing student achievement. This workshop participants need no prior training is needed for you to be a facilitator of coding. Whether you are tech timid or tech-savvy, you will find an abundance of resources. 

Presented by: Janice Kato, MA

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Developing Coding Skills through Robotic Play (and Some Serious Competition) Grades 6-12

Janice will lead you to discover practical, innovative ways to involve students in coding activities that incorporate problem-solving, critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and much, much more! Attendees will leave with access to the latest, most useful websites, apps, and technology resources for facilitating coding and enhancing student achievement. This workshop participants need no prior training is needed for you to be a facilitator of coding. Whether you are tech timid or tech-savvy, you will find an abundance of resources. 

Presented by: Janice Kato, MA

Lights, Camera, Action! Using Video to Give Students A Voice (Grades 6-12)

During this innovative workshop, educators will quickly appreciate the value and benefits of integrating video into their educational practices. Regardless of your prior experience with video production, you will leave this workshop ready to seamlessly integrate video into your classroom. Through the course of this workshop, educators will have an opportunity to experience video production from start to finish. Gain priceless knowledge regarding fair use and copyright laws to ensure students’ digital citizenship. You will be inspired to revamp your existing projects to address 21st Century Skills using video production.

Presented by: Wendy Michels

Project-Based Learning With Purpose: New Strategies and Tools (Grades 3-12)

Project Based Learning is an effective approach that allows students to research, develop and learn while they learn relevant life skills. In this NEW seminar, multiple-award winning classroom teacher, Matinga Ragatz, will provide powerful strategies for successfully integrating PBL in your classroom or school. 

Presented by: Matinga Ragatz, MA

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Reimagined Learning: A Practical Guide to Creating Powerful, Innovative Learning Opportunities for the Elementary Classroom (Grades K-5)

During this innovative workshop, educators will discover how to level-up their teaching by creating a classroom environment that boosts student creativity, critical thinking,  and communication skills. School should be a place that kids want to be, not have to be. This workshop will highlight best-practice strategies of rethinking assessment with project-based learning, amplifying students voice, and creating authentic audiences for student learning. Educators will leave this workshop refreshed and excited about the possibilities for transforming their classroom into a powerful learning machine.

Presented by: Grayson McKinney & Zach Rondot

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Phone: 708-629-6114

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