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(Your choice of an In-Person (Medinah Shrine Center) or Virtual Workshop)
February 24, 2022
Douglas Fisher, Ph.D., is Professor of Educational Leadership at San Diego State University and a leader at Health Sciences High & Middle College. He has served as a teacher, language development specialist, and administrator in public schools and non-profit organizations, including 8 years as the Director of Professional Development for the City Heights Collaborative, a time of increased student achievement in some of San Diego’s urban schools. Doug has engaged in Professional Learning Communities for several decades, building teams that design and implement systems to impact teaching and learning. He has published numerous books on teaching and learning,
Every teacher wants engaged students. No student wants to be bored. So why isn’t every classroom teeming with discussion and purposeful activity centered on the day’s learning expectations?
Consistently finding a rhythm—where students progress through relevant and challenging content—isn’t easy. But not only is it possible, it can also seem effortless when teachers have the right design for genuinely engaging students.
Classroom dynamics are inherently complex, as multifaceted as the personalities in the room, so where should a teacher begin? In this workshop Doug Fisher gives participants a framework for making daily improvements and highlights the opportunities that will bring the greatest benefit in the least amount of time. Participants will learn about relationships, clarity, and challenge, including:
How getting to know each student a little better can fundamentally change the classroom dynamics—and how to do that
What it means to be an “intentionally inviting” teacher, and how it gives you an advantage in creating an environment conducive to learning
How to bring more clarity to key aspects of your work—and how it can reap substantial rewards for you and your students
How opening the culture to student voice—listening to students—is linked to academic motivation, and how to use it to shape your day-to-day planning
The best ways to increase learning for your students, boosting the proportional value of their school year
Understanding engagement—and actively pursuing it—can make all the difference between forging a real connection with students and having a classroom that’s simply going through the motions. Engagement by Design puts you in control of managing your classroom’s success and increasing student learning, one motivated student at a time.
Registrants who select the add-on book option will receive a copy of Engagement by Design for an additional cost of $30. Books will be mailed to both in-person and virtual participants’ school address prior to the workshop.