||Welcome from Dr Gordon
|7:05 p.m. - 7:40 p.m.
||Session 1 (Rooms 202, 203, 204)
|7:40 p.m.- 7:45 p.m.
|7:45 p.m.- 8:20 p.m.
||Session 2 (Rooms 202, 203, 204)
|8:20 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
"Growth Mindsets in the Math Classroom and Beyond"
Michelle Bauer - Math Coach, Margaret Peter - K Teacher, Laurie Swatek - 2nd Grade Teacher, Amy Bishop - 3rd Grade STEAM Teacher, Jen Kissane - Math Assistant
Description: Most of us have now heard the buzz words "growth mindset," but what does this really look like for our kids? Specifically in the math classroom and in math conversations at home. By attending this session, participants will gain an understanding about what growth mindset is and how it can impact instruction, learning, and even self-perceptions.
"The Most Important School Supply: A Sense of Belonging"
Penny Sandoz, 2nd Grade teacher at Lincoln, dawn Owen, Lincoln School Social Worker
Description: Learn about maslows heirachy of needs and how students need a sense of safety and belonging in order to learn, and retain information.
"The Brain and Belonging"
Superintendent Paul Gordon
"Keeping Up With Our Kids: Free Local Resources"
Erica Nelson, District 41 Board Member
Description: Let's talk about the local resources that are free to parents for their kids...at all ages - children, tweens, teens, college age...We never stop being parents and there is always something to learn. We will have copies of local free speaker events and workshops including the Glenbard Parent Series (GPS). We'll look at a survey of the top issues that parents are interested in by milestones.
"Let's Talk About Inclusion"
Jason Loebach, D41 Board Member - Teresa Shea, D41 ESL Teacher
Description: Join us for an informal conversation about inclusionary practices: Why do we do them? Who are they for? Who benefits from these practices?
"What Will Our Children's Future Self Need to Know to Be Happy?"
Robert Bruno, District 41 Board Member
Description: A discussion on the direction we want education to take our kids from the perspective of college professor (and current District 41 Board Member) Robert Bruno.