View Workshop: Why Don't Students Like School?

Workshop NameWhy Don't Students Like School?
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Workshop Short 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.
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School Year2020-2021
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Category529 - Professional Development
SubcategoryInstructional Strategies
Provider529 - Professional Development
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Duration6 Hours
LevelSED CODES 1,2,3,4
Total Workshop Days1.0
Credit Hours6.00
Days To Bill1.0
Participants Must Attend All DaysNo
District Always Pays Participant FeeYes
Participant Approval NeededNo
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Workshop 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.
Workshop AudienceTeachers Grades 7-12, School/District Administrators
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Workshop 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
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
Workshop TopicsHow the mind works and what it means for the classroom
Effective teaching and learning
Students' perspectives
Workshop Broadcast NotesWhy Don't Students Like School?
Submitted For Approval11/15/2019
Approved11/15/2019
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CTLE EligibleYes
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Workshop Id1327
Added ByAnne S Mitchell
BocesCattaraugus-Allegany BOCES
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Entry Date11/14/2019 10:10:00
Last Modified Date11/15/2019 11:23:50

CTLE Activities

  • Pedagogy

Seminars

Learning Standards

  • 1 Knowledge Students and Student Learning
  • 3 Instructional Practice