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Teacher Skills Forum 2020

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Saturday, March 7 • 10:40am - 11:40am
Developing Self-Directed Learners through Student-Managed Project Work

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Brief Description:

All teachers want students to become more self-directed learners. Project work is an effective way to teach the thinking skills of planning, decision-making, and self-evaluation that are critical in managing one’s own learning. In this session, learn to use Teaching for Intellectual and Emotional Learning, the TIEL Curriculum Design model, to plan powerful self-managed projects that intentionally help students develop a wide range of thinking and social emotional processes.

By the end of this workshop participants will be able to:
• Plan an end-of-unit project using the model Teaching for Intellectual and Emotional Learning (TIEL Curriculum Design model)
• Teach students the self-management skills of planning, decision-making and self-evaluation as part of the project
• Teach students how to reflect on their thinking and learning when they finish the project

Speakers
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Christy Folsom

Instructional Coach, King's Academy
Dr. Christy Folsom is the Instructional Coach at King’s Academy in Jordan. She is from New York City and previously taught in the School of Education at Lehman College, City University of New York. Dr. Folsom created Teaching for Intellectual and Emotional Learning as part of her... Read More →


Saturday March 7, 2020 10:40am - 11:40am EET
Class Room (111) - First Floor