When faced with academic adversity, students often feel threatened and outwardly display feelings of frustration. Or, they might be excited for the opportunity to problem solve and work their way through a task. This session will help teachers become familiar with non-cognitive skills and learn how to identify students displaying avoidance traits, and help get them back on track and ready to learn. Teachers will also explore ways to teach non-cognitive factors to their students so they can become aware of how their actions affect their learning.
December 15, 2016
9:00am – 3:00pm
Institute for Excellence in Education
711 West Pickard Street
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Lunch will be provided.
Blake Pratt brings over 10 years of classroom experience to his role as a Targeted Learning Coach for the Institute for Excellence in Education. As a former middle-grades math teacher, Blake helped to develop an instructional model that significantly increased his students’ math proficiency. As a math coach for IEE, Blake provides ongoing professional development to schools and has empowered hundreds of educators to implement instructional strategies that lead to sustained student growth and achievement.
Molly Sholten is a Targeted Learning Coach at the Institute for Excellence in Education. A former math teacher with over 11 years of classroom experience, Molly was instrumental in the development of an instructional model that skyrocketed her students’ achievement. Molly now works side-by-side with educators in K-12 schools throughout Michigan by facilitating ongoing professional development and coaching, and demonstrating how teachers can use student data and formative assessment to increase student learning.
Michigan Department of Education State Continuing Education Clock Hours are available for an additional fee.
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.