Title

Putting the Active into Activities: Engaging Students in Their Learning

Location

Scarbrough 2

Strand #1

Academic Achievement & School Leadership

Relevance

Not Available.

Brief Program Description

Pre-conference Workshop speakers.

Summary

Not Available.

Evidence

Not Available.

Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

Caryn Ross, Professional Secondary Teacher, Hazel Park High School, Hazel Park, MI

Caryn Ross has been a French and Language Arts teacher for 23 years at both the high school and middle school levels. She has a Master’s and Specialist’s degree in Educational Leadership and it was through these degrees that she started connecting data and research into her classroom and why she designed school-wide interventions to improve student learning. Through research and assessment comparisons, she believes strongly in the necessity of Active Learning for students to connect with and engage in their learning.

Dawn Gafa-Davis, Professional Secondary Teacher, Hazel Park High School, Hazel Park, MI

Dawn Gafa-Davis has been a Mathematics and Science teacher at the high school level for 15 years, teaching 7 different subjects during that time. She has a Master’s degree in Education and worked in the automotive industry prior to becoming a teacher. She has served on the district curriculum council and school improvement committees, continually striving to help all students learn.

Keyword Descriptors

French education, Language arts education, Middle schools, High schools, Educational leadership, School-wide interventions, Student learning, Mathematics and science education, Student engagement

Presentation Year

2016

Start Date

3-7-2016 10:30 AM

End Date

3-7-2016 11:45 AM

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Putting the Active into Activities: Engaging Students in Their Learning

Scarbrough 2

Pre-conference Workshop speakers.