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Brain-Based Teaching And Learning In Today's Diverse Classrooms: A Perfect Fit...But Be Careful!, Linda Ann H. Mccall Ed. D. Mar 2016

Brain-Based Teaching And Learning In Today's Diverse Classrooms: A Perfect Fit...But Be Careful!, Linda Ann H. Mccall Ed. D.

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

Recent discoveries in cognitive neuroscience are presented. Cautions to consider before applying these discoveries in the classroom are also described. Strategies which reflect these ideas are offered. Target audiences for this presentation include teachers (i.e., Title 1 teachers), teacher educators, and instructional designers. Hand-outs will be given, and participants are encouraged to ask questions and dialogue with the presenter.


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 Savannah

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.