Explore ideas and strategies for engaging with disengaged, struggling and/or inhibited students.
During each of the six breakout sessions throughout the weekend, a large number of conversations will take place. This site will help you organize your plan for the weekend and provide the relevant information for each conversation. After signing in, search through the conversations below and mark the sessions you are interested in to populate your personal schedule on the right (or below if on your mobile phone).
This conversation will be about the many benefits of creating documentary film with your students. We will also discuss ways to structure a documentary project in order to ensure student success. I will share my own successes and missteps Ive encountered in the last two years creating documentaries with middle school students in my own classroom.
Participants will be introduced to new ways to utilize the arts to enrich inquiry and facilitate discussions about social justice themes.
Civic engagement and experiential learning offer unique opportunities for high schools and universities to create partnerships that benefit students at all levels. Using the 2012 election as a springboard, well explore possibilities to develop programs that take learning out of the classroom and into the streets, polling places, and beyond.
ACTFLs Oral Proficiency standards have been in place for over 25 years yet the constraints of the traditional classroom, materials, and assessments have made it difficult or impossible for teachers to help students cultivate these skills. This session will discuss ways both big and small to overcome those challenges.
*** CANCELLED *** Utilizing free online tools, this school provides a live video feed and discussion forum to allow for more family engagement opportunities during monthly meetings.