Words by Jamie
Value students for what they can apply rather than what they know.
Tasks must be relevant to the given learner.
Tasks must provide real depth and practical application.
The art is making the challenge appropriate for the student.
Trent University - Professional Events Week - April 2019
Presented to teacher candidates from Trent University during their recent Professional Events Week. Shared the importance of making learning Purposeful, Practical and Personal to the learner.
Working with teacher candidates from Trent University to assist them with MAKING THE INTERVIEW COUNT.
NJAMLE 2019 - New Jersey Association of Middle Level Educators
Presented to educators from across New Jersey about ensuring that students are encouraged to reach their desired depth when completing tasks, rather than being limited to the curriculum's prescribed depth.
TEACH 2019 - Jacksonville, Florida - March 2, 2019
Presented to Educators from across Northern Florida about the importance of ensuring our students are routinely provided opportunities to explore tasks that are RICH and RELEVANT, that also generate a significant RETURN on their learning investment.
Educon Philly - January 2019
Presenting in Philadelphia to educators from across the USA about the importance of making learning PURPOSEFUL, PERSONAL and PRACTICAL.
Trent University's Professional Events Week - April 2018
Presenting The New 3 Rs of Teaching and Learning to teacher candidates at Trent University's recent Professional Events Week.