Advancements in technology and demographic shifts are constantly reshaping communities and school districts. With these changes, educators should strive to implement the most impactful teaching and learning strategies and maximize student achievement.
Several thought leaders spoke at the 2018 International Center for Leadership in Education’s Leadership Academy about creating positive learning environments through equity, evidence, and efficacy. Check out the Facebook Live interviews, conducted by Kelly Boeing, below!
Senior Fellow, ICLE
Lifelong educator Wes Kieschnick addresses both the excitement that comes with new technology and teachers’ common fears of losing everything we love about traditional teaching and learning. In the video below, he explains the importance of understanding and valuing a “bold school” approach that blends old-school wisdom with modern-day technologies.
Senior Fellow, ICLE
In this interview, Anthony Colannino distinguishes between a fixed mindset and growth mindset and provides tips to get your students on a path to believing they can learn and improve. He emphasizes the importance of first recognizing teachers’ own fixed mindsets before attempting to motivate students. Watch below to learn about Colannino’s steps to making the shift in the classroom and beyond.
Tyrone and Maisah Howard
Professor and Dean, UCLA and Consultant, ICLE
In this final interview, Dr. Tyrone C. Howard, an expert on issues related to access and equity in schools, explores ways to close gaps between certain racial groups in a time of unprecedented diversity. He emphasizes the importance of affirming every student’s identity to achieve the best learning results. Maisah Howard focuses on trauma-informed care for students. She delves into how to provide a trauma-aware learning environment, recognize the prevalence and impact of trauma has among students, and respond in a supportive manner.
Leadership Academy 2018 has come and gone, but it’s not too early to register for our Model Schools Conference in Washington, D.C., from June 23–26, 2019. Learn from our experts, Model Schools, and Innovative Districts about how you can act for impact in your district.