Title

"Stop the Drop"- Strategies That Promote Student Engagement and Success

Location

Harborside Center East and West

Strand #1

Academic Achievement & School Leadership

Strand #2

Social & Emotional Skills

Relevance

Participants will learn proven instructional technology methods that will engage students while fostering a sense of accomplishment and pride in the learning process. Collaborative project based learning and communication skills development are the key issues presented.

Brief Program Description

Participants in this interactive discussion will learn proven educational strategies that "Stop the Drop" while promoting student engagement and participation in the learning process. The discussion provides an overview of multiple learning styles and teaching methods that will connect even the most disengaged student.

Summary

During this interactive discussion, participants will discover their learning style as well as techniques in training delivery that will allow them to effectively reach all levels of learners. Self-surveys will be completed, assessed, and evaluated. Educators will be familiarized with the concepts of successful instructional design methods, concepts, strategies, and implementation considerations in dealing with at-risk populations. Studies have shown that a large portion of at-risk students are kinesthetic learners. This presentation will focus on hands-on learning concepts, styles and delivery methods. Communications skill development is also a key point in this presentation. Learn the value of collaborative and cooperative learning applications as they apply not only the classroom but a foundation for future schooling or careers. Discussions on successful career preparation training program attributes that are current with the latest developments in instructional design theory, educationally sound, are aligned to common core, and are practically grounded.

Evidence

The successful methods discussed have worked in several locations nationwide including secondary, boot camps, and juvenile correctional environments. The training methods and approach have led to a 98 percent completion rate and a 95 percent certification rate in technology programs.

Format

Poster Presentation

Biographical Sketch

David Brady, Vice President, is responsible for the direction of the C-Tech International training team. David is a former educator of CTE programs and he serves on numerous state and local educational advisory boards. He leads industry partner meetings that define the current, near term, and future technical skills required in the technology workforce. David works closely with the US DOL, US DOE, and Correctional Education Association in providing work ready training programs that provide real opportunities in demand occupations for a variety of careers.

Keyword Descriptors

engagement, interactive, at-risk, education, teaching, hands-on, learning, cooperative, head, heart, success

Presentation Year

2015

Start Date

3-3-2015 4:00 PM

End Date

3-3-2015 5:30 PM

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"Stop the Drop"- Strategies That Promote Student Engagement and Success

Harborside Center East and West

Participants in this interactive discussion will learn proven educational strategies that "Stop the Drop" while promoting student engagement and participation in the learning process. The discussion provides an overview of multiple learning styles and teaching methods that will connect even the most disengaged student.