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Teachers' Perceptions Of Subjective Objective Assessment Plan (Soap) Formatted Post-Observation Conversations, Carla C. Hozebin Ed.D. Sep 2016

Teachers' Perceptions Of Subjective Objective Assessment Plan (Soap) Formatted Post-Observation Conversations, Carla C. Hozebin Ed.D.

South Florida Education Research Conference

The purpose of this qualitative study was to determine the efficacy of structuring post-observation conversations through the use of medical SOAP notes to incorporate key principals of effective feedback as evidenced by teacher perceptions. Additionally, this research determined how SOAP formatted postobservation conversations influenced changes to instruction. Understanding teacher perceptions about the post-observation conference led to more clearly collaborative processes that enhanced teaching and learning


What It's Like To Be A Migrant Worker, Jonathan Harris Apr 2016

What It's Like To Be A Migrant Worker, Jonathan Harris

Migration in Global Context Symposium

This lesson was used for my seventh and eighth grade students to illustrate the difficulties in a life of a migrant worker. Our school changed our main fund raiser from selling World's Finest Chocolate to Fair Trade Chocolate over concerns of fair wages and conditions for the workers. This lesson, combined with a lesson from the parent volunteers on the business side, illustrated how unfair the conditions and pay were for migrant workers.


Relationship-Based School & Classroom Management, Ryan Lucas, Matt Teegarden Mar 2016

Relationship-Based School & Classroom Management, Ryan Lucas, Matt Teegarden

National Youth-At-Risk Conference

Participants will learn about the four roles of relationship-based classroom and school management in working with students of all ages. Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to reflect on previous interactions with students (some that went well and some that didn't go so well), learn which role is their strength ("go-to" role), and identify the role with which they need peer support. This presentation is given lecture style with encouraged audience participation and includes plenty of laughter, practical applications, and"just-in-time" ideas to implement the very next day.


Building Successful Academic And Behavioral Programs For At-Risk Youth: Low And No Cost Options, Jeannette Hallam Mar 2016

Building Successful Academic And Behavioral Programs For At-Risk Youth: Low And No Cost Options, Jeannette Hallam

National Youth-At-Risk Conference

In order to effectively educate all students and make progress in closing the achievement gap, we must look at two areas for school improvement: positive relationships, and school policies and procedures. Participants in this group will walk away with strategies for building positive relationships, reducing the drop-out rate, and assisting students in meeting their goals. Participants will also learn how to evaluate current policies and procedures that may be restricting student growth or achievement through data awareness.


Rigor Demystified, Now What?: Applying & Aligning Webb’S Depth Of Knowledge To Literacy & Math Instruction., Barbara Serianni, Kelly Brooksher Mar 2016

Rigor Demystified, Now What?: Applying & Aligning Webb’S Depth Of Knowledge To Literacy & Math Instruction., Barbara Serianni, Kelly Brooksher

National Youth-At-Risk Conference

After exploring the four levels of cognitive rigor in Webb’s Depth of Knowledge (DOK) and the alignment to the Common Core. Participants will further engage in hands-on activities designed to model the application of DOK in the content areas of literacy and mathematics to improve instructional alignment, increase student engagement, and ensure appropriate rigor in classroom activities and assessment.


Color-Conscious Paradigms Of Adult And Educational Leadership Development Through Culturally Relevant Mentoring: Africentricity, And Critical Spirituality Explored., Phillip A. Smith Jan 2016

Color-Conscious Paradigms Of Adult And Educational Leadership Development Through Culturally Relevant Mentoring: Africentricity, And Critical Spirituality Explored., Phillip A. Smith

Adult Education Research Conference

This conceptual paper draws on the indigenous wisdoms of the African Diaspora, and critical spirituality. It strives to formulate a new definition of culturally relevant mentoring for educational leadership development as applicable to the leadership development of Black male secondary school principals and other senior educational leaders.


Theorizing From The Literature: Rural Nc African American Males Who Fail To Complete Early College, Joyce B. Valentine Jan 2016

Theorizing From The Literature: Rural Nc African American Males Who Fail To Complete Early College, Joyce B. Valentine

Adult Education Research Conference

The African American male dropout rate remains horrific. Educational institutions need to revise their curriculum design and retention strategies. This study examines rural African American males who fail to complete high school using intersectionality and ecological systems theory.