View Seminar: Why Don't Students Like School?

Seminar NameWhy Don't Students Like School?
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Seminar Full DescThe 2-day workshop centers around the work of Daniel Willingham's Why Don't Students Like School; he's a cognitive scientist who answers questions about how the mind works and what it means in the classroom. Willingham's text will be paired with Kathleen Cushman's Fires in the Bathroom: Advice for Teachers from High School Students.
Seminar Date07/15/2020
Opening Time8:30 am
Closing Time2:30 pm
Last Day To Register07/14/2020      [ Note: After this date, participation changes can be requested by e-mailing Laurie Sledge ]
Twin Seminar09/24/2020 Why Don't Students Like School?
Seminar AudienceTeachers Grades 7-12, School/District Administrators
Seminar PrerequisitesNot set
Seminar Topics, Concepts & ResourcesHow the mind works and what it means for the classroom
Effective teaching and learning
Students' perspectives
Seminar Broadcast NotesWhy Don't Students Like School?
Seminar ObjectivesParticipants will:
- Learn how students' minds work
- Use "how students' minds work" (cognitive science) to be a better teacher
- Review authentic feedback from high school students
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Assessment of LearningSmall group and whole group participation
Check for understanding
Authentic practice: what did participants notice once they were back in their learning environments
Case Studies
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LocationTraining Room
Site StatusRegional
Day Number1 of 2
Duration6 Hours
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WorkshopWhy Don't Students Like School?
Day Number1
Total Workshop Days2
Starting Registration8:00 am
Credit Hours6.00 Per Day
CTLE EligibleYes
Social Worker Continuing EdNo
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Provider529 - Professional Development
Category529 - Professional Development
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Added ByTim Clarke
Seminar Id4119

CTLE Activities

  • Pedagogy


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Learning Standards

  • 1 Knowledge Students and Student Learning
  • 3 Instructional Practice