Presentation Title

Breaking the Mold: Maximizing Students’ Engagement and Motivation

Presenter Information

Genethie A. HardinFollow

Primary Presenter Brief Bio

The presenter has been teaching for 11 years. 10 years of those 11 years, she has been a Special Education (SPED) Teacher. One year, she taught general education ELA (English Language Arts) in an alternative school. In 2015, she received the Georgia Top Merit Bonus Pay for her students' progress and gains. As a SPED teacher and general education teacher in an alternative school, she believes all children can learn when given the proper instruction, opportunities, environment, and resources.

Type of Presentation

Workshop

Location

Room 2904 B

Topic Category

Strand 3: Intentional Teaching Strategies

Targeted Age Group

Toddler, Preschool, Kindergarten

Targeted Audience

Family Child Care, Child Care Center, Directors/Administrators, Early Intervention Providers, After-School Providers, College Faculty/Trainers/TA, Primary Grades, Faith Based

Brief Session Description

Do you want students to love learning and become life-long learners? Come to this session for practical, research-based strategies to engage and motivate learners of all types while bringing your own passion and creativity back into the classroom.

Full Session Description

In this highly engaging workshop, participants will explore innovative instructional strategies that help students become engaged and motivated life-long learners.

Participants will be challenged to consider the importance of differentiated instruction and how to effectively implement it in their classrooms. These researched-based strategies involve as many multiple intelligences and modalities of learning as possible in order to maximize student engagement and motivation thereby helping students learn more about their own learning strengths and allowing them to succeed.

We will discuss and practice specific strategies to create more opportunities for students to respond to instruction such as storytelling and synetics to build and develop language, literacy, creative expression, and brain power; hot seat to develop their social and emotional wellbeing; and more.

Start Date

2018 10:55 AM

End Date

2018 12:10 PM

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Jan 20th, 10:55 AM Jan 20th, 12:10 PM

Breaking the Mold: Maximizing Students’ Engagement and Motivation

Room 2904 B

Do you want students to love learning and become life-long learners? Come to this session for practical, research-based strategies to engage and motivate learners of all types while bringing your own passion and creativity back into the classroom.