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Finding Excellence in Every Classroom through Engagement and Rigor with JOHN WINK
In this session, John Wink will share strategies to create a "Learning Bell to Bell" mindset from his book, "The Leader's Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom." Participants will gain practical tools to help every teacher optimize every minute of instruction by focusing on the following concepts: • Creating lessons that transform passive learning into active learning, • Making content relevant to the students' interests, background and experiences, • Developing an instructional delivery model which the specific purpose of transferring the responsibility of learning from teacher to students, • Ensuring that every minute of instruction results in active learning for all students. In the afternoon, John will focus on Rigor & Mastery: Learning at high levels is dependent on two things, the teacher's content knowledge and expertise and his/her ability to transfer that knowledge and expertise to the students. Participants will learn how to transform rigorous intentions into vigorous learning. Participants will understand the importance of developing content knowledge and expertise and use it to inspire students to own their learning using the following skills that the very best teachers possess: • Vigorous Planning and Assessment • Instructional Strategies that lead to Student Empowerment • Questioning Strategies that pique Curiosity and deepen Understanding • Monitoring and Adjusting Instruction based on Student Mastery. Participants will learn how to deconstruct their essential skills from a vertical perspective and use that knowledge to transfer their knowledge and expertise to every student. Attendees will be provided a copy of John's book, A Leader's Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom.

Important Workshop Information:
$30 book fee.

Dimension 2.1: Achieving Expectations, Dimension 4.2: Goal Setting; Standard 1 - Instructional Leadership, Standard 4 - School Culture

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(6) CPE
ESC Contact(s):
Christine Scroggs
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Gloria Mendoza
Sandra Mendoza
Christine Scroggs
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Date Time Location
9/20/2018 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM ESC 16 - Bell Street - Panhandle Conference Center - A, Panhandle Conference Center - B, Panhandle Conference Center - C, Panhandle Conference Center - D
5800 Bell Street, Amarillo, 79109

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