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Wednesday, July 25 • 10:20am - 11:25am
Kirr - Shift the Culture of Your Classroom

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What does “innovative” mean? Teachers who are labeled as “risk takers” and sometimes even ostracized by others in their own school learn a ton from their students’ failures and successes as they try new ideas. This session will expose you to lessons teachers have learned from their students. Depending on group size and participation, we’ll work through up to ten lessons, and you and your students will benefit from them when you get back to school.

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Joy Kirr

7th grade ELA Teacher, Thomas Middle School, Arlington Heights, IL
Joy was first a special education teacher of deaf & hard-of-hearing students, and next became a reading specialist and National Board Certified. Now in her 25th year of teaching, she learns alongside 7th graders. Joy is passionate about students owning their own learning, doesn’t... Read More →

Wednesday July 25, 2018 10:20am - 11:25am PDT
Berkeley Boston Park Plaza