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Kirsten Richert, Jeffrey Ikler and Margaret Zacchei—Shifting How School Leaders Can Create a Culture of Change


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About the Authors

Kirsten Richert is an innovation expert who works with leaders on transformational efforts. Kirsten teaches Design Thinking, Communication and Innovation at a number of colleges in the greater NYC area.

Jeff Ikler is Director of Quetico Career and Leadership Coaching, a firm dedicated to helping individuals overcome career issues, and leaders develop sustained changes in their leadership practices and organizations.

Margaret Zacchei is an innovative educational leader and consultant with 25 years experience as an elementary principal and teacher. Through Margaret’s leadership and engagement of staff, the school where she was principal until 2017 received the highest recognition for achievement by the Connecticut Department of Education in 2015-16 and 2016-17.

Amy Baeder—Creating Purpose and Consistency for Students with Project-Based Learning


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About Amy Baeder

Dr Amy Baeder is an independent education consultant supporting instructional excellence through project-based learning. Dr. Baeder is the Director of the Project-Based Learning Network, which supports teachers across the United States and 43 countries.

Designing Meaningful Remote Learning with PBL

11am CDT Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

We all have questions about what learning will look like when schools reopen (and what to do if they don’t). This webinar will explore how to create engaging, purposeful units if you are teaching students from a distance. You’ll learn:

  • How to unlock students’ innate desire to do purposeful work
  • The difference between using technology and leveraging technology in remote learning settings
  • Why students crave the consistency of project-based learning units
  • How to transition your instruction to project-based learning (even if your classes are online)
  • The steps you can take to start writing a high-quality PBL unit TODAY

Andy Hargreaves—Moving: A Memoir of Education and Social Mobility


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About The Author

Dr. Andy Hargreaves is an internationally renowned researcher, professor, government adviser, and global change agent, and the founder of the Atlantic Rim Collaboratory, a group of nations committed to excellence, equity, wellbeing, inclusion, democracy and human rights. Dr. Hargreaves has consulted with the OECD, the World Bank, governments, universities and teacher unions worldwide. He's the author of more than 30 books.

Anne Gregory and Katherine R. Evans—The Starts and Stumbles of Restorative Justice in Education: Where Do We Go from Here?


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Learn more about the Restorative Justice in Education course at Eastern Mennonite University

About the Authors

Anne Gregory is a professor at Rutgers University. Since she joined the faculty, she has been dedicated to making advances in her areas of research on school discipline. Dr. Gregory has been part of the Research-to-Practice Collaborative on Discipline Disparities, comprised of a national panel of researchers, educators, and policy analysts advocating for change in the gender and race disparities in discipline.

Katherine Evans has been a professor in teacher education at Eastern Mennonite University since 2011. She teaches courses in educational psychology, special education, and restorative justice in education (RJE). She holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and Research from The University of Tennessee in Knoxville where her dissertation research employed phenomenological interviews with middle school students about their experiences with in-school suspension.

Barbara Blackburn—Money for Good Grades and Other Myths about Motivating Kids: Strategies for Parents & Teachers


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About The Author

Barbara Blackburn, PhD is the author of more than two dozen books and a full-time consultant who works with schools around the world to help raise the level of rigor and motivation for professional educators and students alike.

Thomas Guskey—Get Set, Go: Creating Successful Grading and Reporting Systems


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About The Author

Dr. Tom Guskey is a renowned expert on assessment and standards-based grading, and fellow of the American Educational Research Association. He's the author of more than 25 books, including On Your Mark: Challenging the Conventions of Grading and Reporting, and the new book Get Set, Go! Creating Successful Grading and Reporting Systems.

Tricia Taylor—Connect the Dots: The Collective Power of Relationships, Memory and Mindset in the Classroom


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About The Author

Tricia Taylor is the founder of Tailored Practice. An international educator with more than 20 years teaching and leading in schools in London and New York, she's a strategic partner to schools around the world.

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