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About Pre-Conference Institutes | One-Day Institutes | Two-Day Institutes | Three-Day Institutes
Our three-day Pre-Conference Institutes will be held March 22–24, 2017, in Anaheim, California and will run from 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., daily. Specific location information for each institute is included below.
Presenters: Carol Ann Tomlinson, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; Michael Murphy, ASCD Author and Consultant, Richardson, TX
Many schools and districts have chosen differentiated instruction as a key ingredient in their formula to improve learning for academically diverse students. Yet, school leaders, instructional coaches, department chairs, and central office staff are often faced with ongoing, long-term challenges as they attempt to cultivate the necessary changes in instructional practice. Learn how leaders can successfully and collaboratively initiate, implement, and institutionalize differentiated teaching practices. Explore the tools and strategies that focus leadership and deepen the motivation, learning, and practices of teachers who have the responsibility to ensure the growth of all learners in today's schools. Specifically, you will
Materials Fee: $23.00 for Leading for Differentiation: Growing Teachers Who Grow Kids
Registration Code: PD17PC001
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Presenters: Margaret Searle and Marilyn Swartz, Searle Enterprises, Inc., Perrysburg, OH
When students come to class with reading and writing difficulties compounded by executive function delays, teachers are often at a loss as to what to do. This practical institute will provide techniques for diagnosing the root cause of such problems as poor memory, lack of organization, and impulse control. Learn ways support students with executive function delays; practice designing a three-pronged intervention approach that involves students, teachers and parents; and learn simple and effective tools to gather data that tracks student progress. You will leave with a variety engaging interventions that support and encourage learners who can’t seem to focus, get their work in on time, or sustain motivation.
Materials Fee: $21.00 for Causes and Cures in the Classroom: Getting to the Root of Academic and Behavior Problems
Registration Code: PD17PC002
On-site registrations and one-day registrations are available!
Attendees must be 18 years of age or older to attend ASCD Empower17 and the Pre-Conference Institutes.
Special Announcement: ASCD's 2017 General Membership Election closes April 30.
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