Unlocking the mystery of using data to drive instruction is a challenge. This four day seminar will help educators move through the process of analyzing data to developing engaging lesson plans which meet the needs of diverse learners.
Participants will . . .
- Gain an understanding of the various types of data used to inform instruction, raise student achievement, and increase accountability
- Understand and experience the power and process of collaboration around data
- Learn several simple strategies to analyze data
- Engage in dialogue about the value of best practices including differentiated instruction
- Explore the basic ideas behind differentiated instruction and make connections to current classroom practices
- Learn new strategies for differentiating content, process & product
- Understand different learning styles and make predictions for how these styles connect to student achievement
- Evaluate differentiated lesson plans and see differentiated instruction at work in the classroom
- Begin planning for next steps in differentiating instruction in the classroom
- Administrators: Engage in dialogue about strategies for supporting D.I. in your school or district
Transform your school and classroom by attending this challenging, fast paced, four day seminar.
Andrea Abke, educator and student support specialist, has been providing research-based, results-oriented professional development for teachers throughout Michigan for the past seven years. Andrea is trained in Adaptive Schools work, Cognitive Coaching, Differentiated Instruction, Cooperative Learning, and Building Developmental Assets in School Communities.
Geralyn Myczkowiak has thirty-five years of classroom experience. Her expertise in the area of literacy acquisition has allowed her to support many teachers as they help students learn to read. Geralyn has experience supporting learning at every grade level. She continues to learn and develop her practice through a variety of experiences including the work of Ron Richhart’s Cultures of Thinking ideas and practices. Geralyn is a Gerstacker Fellow and an educational leader for the Institute for Excellence in Education.
Event Registration Cancellation Policy:
Transfer: Registrations are transferrable, but not refundable. Substitutions for persons attending can be made up to one day in advance of the event without charge.
Cancellation by Participant: No refunds will be given, but a voucher for attendance at another Institute for Excellence in Education event will be offered, and will be valid for one full year.
Cancellation by IEE: In the event of circumstances beyond its control, the Institute for Excellence in Education reserves the right to amend or cancel any event. If the Institute for Excellence in Education cancels an event, registrants will be offered a full refund.
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Dates & Times:
July 15 – 18, 2013
8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
University Quality Inn
3121 E Grand River Ave
Lansing MI 48912
*$399.00 after 5/30/2013
Cost includes materials & daily continental breakfast and lunch
SCECHs (formerly SB-CEUs):
Michigan Department of Education – State Continuing Education Clock Hours are available for an additional fee.
Saginaw Valley State University Graduate Credit Hours are available for an additional fee.