It’s a sure sign that Spring is right around the corner. “Meeting the Multi-Faceted Needs of the Middle Level Learner” convenes next week, April 4 & 5, in Providence, Rhode Island, where there will be green grass and blooming flowers(I hope!). Don’t miss two days of inspiring, invigorating, relevant professional development. If you need help or ideas on how to fund this incredible opportunity, contact the NELMS office, and check out the full Annual Conference program.
Inspiring Keynote speakers:
Tom Burton on “Magic, Motivation & Our ‘Sparkling’ Middle Level Students”
Carol Ann Tomlinson on “The Demographics, Research & Ethics Of Differentiation”.
Engaging ticketed luncheons and targeted full and half day sessions (a sampling includes):
“It’s More Than A Name” – Tom Burton
“Listen To What The Students Say: Student Profiles That Invite Differentiation” – Carol Ann Tomlinson
Student Success Plans + “Cutting Edge, New” Advisory = Student Success – Earle Bidwell
Digital Tools for Project Based Learning – Jill Spencer
How Can We Use Strategies and Assessments to Prepare for the Transition to Common Core State Standards? – Deb Scarpelli
Exploring and Applying Web 2.0 Tools and Resources in the Middle – Chris Toy
Courageous and Collaborative Leadership in the Middle – Lyn Ward Healy
Differentiation and the Brain: How Neuroscience Supports the Learner Friendly Classroom – Carol Ann Tomlinson
Timely and relevant concurrent workshop sessions based on the concepts contained in Turning Points 2000 and This We Believe