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1. Different Ways to Motivate and Engage Students with Diabilities - C. Gruenfelder

Program: Online In-service Courses

Audience: K-12

Dates: 4/19/2021 to 5/24/2021

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In this course, participants will learn about different motivation techniques, and which ones are more effective for students with learning disabilities. What is the difference between motivation and engagement, and how positive feedback influences student motivation. This class is beneficial for all educators K-12 and related service providers. For this class you will need a google classroom account. TRACT NOW ACCEPTS VENMO

2. Nancy Frey presents Distance Learning with an Emphasis on Social and Emotional Learning

Program: Professional Development

Audience: All teachers K-12

Dates: 4/28/2021

The pandemic teaching during the past year was not really distance learning, but rather crisis teaching. This session will provide teachers with the opportunity to reflect on distance learning with purpose and intent - using what works best to accelerate learning while maintaining an indelible focus on equity and SEL. Nancy Frey is a Professor in Educational Leadership at San Diego State University. Nancy has engaged in Professional Learning Communities as a member and in designing schoolwide systems to improve teaching and learning for all students. She has published numerous books including All Learning is Social and Emotional.
This exhibit captures Paris' age of elegance between 1880 and the eve of World War I in 1914. Celebrated for its hallmark joie de vivre, the Belle Epoque became hailed as a Golden Age between the hardships of the Third Republic and the trauma of World War I. Participants will embark on an active exploration of the Museum's galleries including an exquisite collection of Tiffany Lamps and paintings and prints by artists including Edgar Degas and Henri de Toulouse Lautrec.
Dr. Ross Greene is the New York Times bestselling author of the influential books Lost at School and Lost and Found. He is the originator of the innovative, evidence-based treatment approach called Collaborative and Proactive Solutions described in his books. The CPS model provides a compassionate, accurate understanding of behavioral challenges and a non-punitive approach for reducing challenging episodes, solving problems and repairing relationships.