Teaching with Poverty in Mind - Eric Jensen

Teaching with Poverty in Mind featuring Eric Jensen

Workshop Series: August 22-25, 2016

Learn what being poor does to kids’ brains and what schools can do about it.

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Eric Jensen’s high-energy, classroom-tested, research-based model is designed to erase the academic effects of poverty.

Eric Jensen has been a leading authority on the science and applications of brain research in education for more than 15 years. He is a former teacher who has spoken at national and international conferences and taught as adjunct faculty at three universities. Jensen is a longtime member of the invitation-only Society for Neuroscience and President’s Club at the prestigious Salk Institute of Biological Studies in La Jolla, California. He has authored Teaching with the Brain in Mind, Enriching the Brain, and 23 other books on learning, the brain and teaching.

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Training of Trainers the "Big 4" Strategies

August  22, 2016 - 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Wondering how to create a plan for implementing Jensen’s poverty research? This workshop will provide staff development experts the "Big 4" strategies to increase achievement for students in poverty. You will learn, in one energizing, strategy packed day, how to do the nearly impossible! Participants will get (and see modeled) strategies you can use immediately. First, you’ll learn the science of how students from poverty are often different. You get evidence that every student’s brain can change. Plus, you will learn how to break the pattern of failure and how to help turn struggling students into high achieving, motivated learners. You’ll learn 5 clear action steps you can use to intervene in positive, practical way that every teacher can use immediately to improve student achievement. Finally, you will have time to begin to develop a plan to present engaging staff development.

Who should attend: Key professional development staff. Limit: 100 participants.

Location: Oshkosh Convention Center, 2 N. Main St., Oshkosh.

Cost: $445 per person; 30% discount available for teams of five or more. Contact Cheryl Malaha to discuss group pricing.

Lodging Information: Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center, 1 N. Main Street Oshkosh, WI 54901 Phone: (920) 230-1990

 

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Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind

August  23, or 25, 2016 – 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Replicated One-Day Sessions)

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This original and special event (by the best-selling author of four books on poverty) gives you the overview of a high-energy, classroom tested, research-based model to erase the academic effects of poverty. First, you’ll learn the science of how students from poverty are often different. Learn specific actionable strategies that target the gap. You get evidence that every student’s brain can change. Plus, you will learn how to break the pattern of failure and how to help turn struggling students into high achieving, motivated learners. You get evidence that both teachers and entire schools can increase student achievement among the poor. Finally, you’ll learn 5 clear action steps you can use to intervene in positive, practical way that every teacher can use immediately to improve student achievement.

Who should attend: K-12 elementary and secondary education teachers, ELL teachers, pupil services staff, building principals, directors of curriculum, special education, district administrators, educational assistants, and school board members.

Location: Oshkosh Convention Center, 2 N. Main St., Oshkosh.

Cost: $295 per person per one-day session; group discount pricing available. Contact Cheryl Malaha to discuss group pricing.

Lodging Information: Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center, 1 N. Main Street Oshkosh, WI 54901 Phone: (920) 230-1990

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Change with Poverty in Mind for School Leaders

August  24, 2016 - 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Learn to create a culture of change to ensure implementation of research-based teaching and learning strategies for students of poverty. Review and enhance your personal capacity for making change while managing key resources of time and people. Administrators, building leaders, and coaches will learn how people are motivated to change and how to change school culture.

Who should attend: Building and district leaders, academic and behavior coaches, principals, district administrators.

Location: Oshkosh Convention Center, 2 N. Main St., Oshkosh.

Cost: $445 per person; 30% discount available for teams of five or more.

Lodging Information: Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center, 1 N. Main Street Oshkosh, WI 54901 Phone: (920) 230-1990

  • Main Office & All Mail:
  • 2935 Universal Ct
  • Oshkosh, WI 54904
  • Phone: 920-233-2372
  • Fax: 920-236-0580
  • Conference Center
  • 2300 State Road 44
  • Oshkosh, WI 54904
  • Phone: 920-233-2372
  • Fax: 920-424-3478