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A Call For All Educators! How Do We Get More "Connected" Principals?

Who:
George Couros, Patrick Larkin
When:
Session Four
Where:
Room 209

George Couros and Patrick Larkin the creators of the Connected Principals Blog and #cpchat will lead a conversation about how to connect more educational leaders through social media in order to expedite school improvement efforts.

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Capturing Learning

Who:
Marc Mancinelli
When:
Session One
Where:
Room 209

Learning happens continually, but is often forgetten quickly. Capturing learning can be quick and easy, and can make a sizeable contribution to student, personal, and organizational growth.

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Safe School environment in 21st century: diverse, multilingual, and respectful

Who:
Deborah Wei, Nancy Nguyen, Bach Tong
When:
Session Three
Where:
Room 209

As a major urban school district, Philadelphias schools reflect tremendous diversity across language, culture and race. Yet Philadelphias neighborhoods are often marked by segregation and many students come to school with minimal multiracial experiences. How do we create safe and diverse...
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SLA Student Experience

Who:
Cody Nichols and Alaya White
When:
Session Two
Where:
Room 209

Talk and learn about Science Leadership Academy with the people who matter most: the students! The members of panel will describe their own educational experiences at SLA -- as well as what lead them to the school, and where they think the experience will take them.

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Standards-Based Grading in a Project-Based School: Reflections, Challenges, and Successes

Who:
Rosalind Echols, Erin Garvey, Brad Latimer, Mark Miles, Sunil Reddy, and students of SLA
When:
Session Five
Where:
Room 209

What is standards-based grading, and how can it be developed and used in a project-based school? During this past school year, SLA math and science teachers implemented SBG in multiple classes in an effort to promote not only retention of material and demonstration of knowledge, but also a focus...
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The Reality of Enabling School Change: A Story of Risk, Hurdles, and Hope

Who:
Darren Draper, Dave Doty, Scot McCombs
When:
Session Six
Where:
Room 209

July 1, 2009 marked the first day of the Canyons School District. In this conversation we'll discuss the creative and logistical rewards and challenges of implementing a new vision for technology to improve student achievement and engage stakeholders.