Blending Leadership

Stephen Valentine, Director of Academic Leadership at Montclair Kimberley, provides all school leaders with a unique approach to utilizing technology for more effective learning and leadership as explored in his book Blending Leadership. As the online aspects of schools increase, leaders must be as effective screen-to-screen as they are face-to-face. Drawing from research, experience, and real-world examples, Valentine explores and unpacks six core beliefs necessary for the blended leader to succeed.

 

21st Century Administration (Back by Demand!)

Mike Cobb, the Head of School at All Saints Episcopal School in Tyler, Texas, will be leading workshops on how to prepare administrators for 21st century expectations of faculty, parents, and board members in this unique course. Learn some of the best techniques for walking the walk when you talk about community building and authentic learning.

 

Tech Coach Academy (Back by Demand!)

Chelsy Hooper, Middle School Technology Integrationist at Ensworth School, and Julie King, Director of Hedges Library at Baylor School, will lead a series of sessions on best practices and development of the Technology Coach. This course will help tech coaches, teachers and administrators understand the need for coaches who reach beyond tech support to fuel genuine innovation. Covering such important topics such as developing plans for providing tech PD to your faculty, the importance of framework training, digital citizenship strategies, and a look into the future of ed tech, this workshop it vital for staff who are still developing their role in technology coaching.

 

SEL: Developing Social and Emotional Competencies in our Schools and Ourselves

Courtnay Veazay, Counselor for Lower and Middle School at Lausanne Collegiate School, will be taking educators through an understanding of social and emotional needs in the classroom. Ranging from fostering growth mindset to working with acute childhood trauma, this workshop helps teachers support all students.

 

Middle School STEM: Engaging Students in Technology Enhanced Project-Based Learning

The West Tennessee STEM HUB shows why it is increasingly important for students to develop strong STEM competencies so that they are prepared to solve increasingly complex global challenges. With specific focus on the importance of STEM content in middle school, this course will also create exciting learning environments for students. This course will prepare attendees to use project-based learning through a variety of lenses, all while demonstrating the important impact of STEM concepts.

Connected Consulting: Developing Learning in a 1:1 Classroom

Based on Abilene Christian University’s 1:1 program, Connected Consulting offers teacher technology training to schools around the country. This workshop course will  focus on choosing the right classroom technology, collaboration strategies for students, and how to promote critical thinking and differentiated instruction for teachers who want to develop their classroom technology skills.

 

Inquiry Science for All Ages

We will look at various ways to stimulate inquiry and enhance student performance in the science classroom, using tools such as inexpensive items and learning “toys” to garner student interest, discrepant events to capture student attention, virtual labs to help students develop skills, and the use of videos and applets to capture student imagination. Because our target audience is 4th grade thru high school students, we are planning on having examples of activities that should cover the full spectrum of interests and learning styles of each participant.

 

 

LLI New England: Emotional Learning – June 2017

LLI is proud to present LLI New England: Emotional Learning with Brewster Academy on June 19-20, 2017 in Wolfeboro, NH. Focusing on effective practices for social and emotional learning, personalized and inquiry learning, this conference will provide valuable collaboration with educators and experts on student development. Call for proposals now open!

 

EventBriteHeader2LLI Southwest: Makerspaces – February 2018

The Lausanne Learning Institute has teamed up with The Oakridge School to present LLI Southwest, February 22-23, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. Featuring the highly praised fishbowl sessions, this conference is the new “must attend” Maker movement event in the Southwest. Please join us by completing your registration or share your ideas by proposing a session.