Agenda

Friday, March 7

Time Activity
5-6 pm Check-In  |  Radisson Center
6-6:15 pm Welcome to Campus | Provost Heidi R. Macpherson, UW-La Crosse | Radisson Center
6:15-6:40 pm Opening Remarks | Stephen H. Kolison, Jr., Ph.D.
6:40-7:40 pm Dinner  |  Radisson Center
7:30-8:30 pm Keynote  |  Radisson Center
Gloria Ladson-Billings, Ph.D.
8:30-8:45 pm Wrap-Up (preview of the next day)  |  Radisson Center
   

Saturday, March 8

Time Activity
7:45-8:15 am Check-In and Breakfast |  Valhalla
8:15-8:30 am Welcome and Introduction of Keynote  |  Valhalla
TBD
8:30-9:20 am Keynote  |  Valhalla
Aaron Bird Bear

9:30-10:20 am

Concurrent Workshops  |  Centennial

  • Making Differentiation Manageable
  • Teaching for Social Justice
  • The New Teacher Toolkit: A New Teacher's Guide to the Profession
  • The Human Dynamic of Teaching & Learning: Never Lose Sight of the Student
  • If the Body Moves, The Brain Will Follow: Improving Student Engagement in a Diverse Classroom
  • Teaching Children Who Are Homeless
  • BYOD & One to One: Technology Transforming Education

10:30-11:20 am

Concurrent Workshops  |  Centennial

  • Making Differentiation Manageable
  • Using Culturally Responsive Curriculum to Address Privilege
  • The New Teacher Toolkit: A New Teacher's Guide to the Profession
  • The Human Dynamic of Teaching & Learning: Never Lose Sight of the Student
  • If the Body Moves, The Brain Will Follow: Improving Student Engagement in a Diverse Classroom
  • Building Student Connections and Great Teaching
11:30 am-12:15 pm Lunch  |  Valhalla
12:30-1:20 pm Exhibitor Fair  |  Centennial
12:30-1:20 pm Concurrent Workshops or Performance  |  Centennial

1:30-2:20 pm

Concurrent Workshops  |  Centennial

  • Getting a Teaching Job: From Interviewing Through the First Year
  • Inspiration: 10 Mini Lessons Designed to Motivate, Engage, & Challenge New Teacher’s Thoughts on Education
  • Building Community in Classrooms
  • Field Experience Makes All the Difference
  • The Teacher's Culture in the Classroom
  • Differentiating for Gifted and Talented Students in the Age of The Common Core

2:30-3:20 pm

Concurrent Workshops  |  Centennial

  • Materials & Ideas to Make Your First Year as a Middle/High School Teacher Less Stressful
  • Inspiration: 10 Mini Lessons Designed to Motivate, Engage, & Challenge New Teacher’s Thoughts on Education
  • Building Community in Classrooms
  • Field Experience Makes All the Difference
  • Educational Diversity 101: Reality in Today’s Classroom
  • Teaching Math for Understanding in an Era of Standardized Tests
3:30-3:50 pm De-briefing/Evaluations  |  Centennial
4-4:15 pm Closing Remarks/Departure  |  Centennial

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