Charting the Course for 21st Century Learning

Engaging Elementary Students

Posted by Heather Sullivan on March 13, 2009

The Professional Development Partnership announces:

An Elementary Experience:
Teaching and Learning in Kindergarten through Grade 5
Spending the Day with Debra Pickering

Apr. 23, 2009, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
at the FEA Conference Center

Student Engagement
Presented by Dr. Debra Pickering

Teachers have always faced the challenges of engaging and motivating students in their classrooms. However, most would agree that the “digital generation” in our classrooms today present even greater challenges. The good news is that research still guides us to understand how to stimulate students’ interests and ignite their inherent desire to learn. This session will provide a variety of approaches —some tried and true but some innovative — to engage students in a way that will enhance their learning of even the most rigorous content. More specifically, participants will increase their understanding of how to:

==>    Use instructional strategies that energize classrooms and stimulate students’ interest.
==>    Develop students’ ownership of their own learning.

==>    Use technology to go beyond the “wow” factor and engage students to increase

both content retention and depth of understanding.

==>    Integrate critical thinking skills in a way that can result in cognitive

For complete registration information, please click here and download the PDF file.

Mail completed form and appropriate payment to:
Foundation for Educational Administration
12 Centre Drive
Monroe Township, NJ  08831-1564
Phone: 609-860-1200
Fax: 609-860-6677
E-Mail: [email protected]
Web: www.featraining.org

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