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Innovative Schools Summit One Day Virtual

Morning Keynote + Your Choice of 9 Breakout Sessions

Friday, May 8

Friday, May 8

Please find Each Session’s Zoom Meeting Link Below

Morning Keynote
Heather T. Forbes

MSW, LCSW

Internationally Known Trauma Advocate, Author of NYT Bestseller Help for Billy , Founder of Beyond Consequences Institute

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM ET

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Perspective
Gerry Brooks

Real-World Educator & YouTube Sensation

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM ET

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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

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Increasing Creativity Innovative Schools Summit One Day Virtual May 2020

Research shows that curiosity is one of the strongest indicators of academic success, but it is often underemphasized – or even discouraged – in the classroom. This session will share strategies to unleash students’ curiosity and to boost creativity and critical thinking skills.

Working Memory Innovative Schools Summit Virtual One Day May 2020

Working memory is the ability to remember relevant information while performing an activity, and can be negatively impacted by acute or chronic stress. Students with working memory deficit often struggle in school and exhibit behavior problems. Dr. Bryan Harris will provide strategies to reduce cognitive load and to build cognitive capacity.

Closing the Exits Larry Thompon Innovative Schools Summit One Day Virtual May 2020

Learn how traditional discipline practices actually allow students to “exit”  taking responsibility for their behavior. Author and thought leader Larry Thompson discusses six essential practices that will close those exits and help students learn self-management.

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM ET

Perspective
Gerry Brooks

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Real-World Educator & YouTube Sensation

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM ET

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Disruptive Behavior Disorders - Innovative Schools Summit One Day Virtual May 2020

This session will explore Disruptive Behavior Disorders – Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Conduct Disorder. Mike Paget will explore each of these disorders, and connect the dots between the three. He will share effective practices for working with students challenged by these disorders in the classroom.

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Secret apps, code words, dating apps may all add up to a dangerous experience for students on social media. Educators may see the results of social-media trauma in their classrooms. Catava Burton shares strategies for helping students avoid social-media drama and insights to help educators deal with these issues.

Powarful Online Teaching Innovative Schools Summit One Day Virtual May 2020

Setting the tone in your online classroom is critical! Dr. Blades will discuss online lesson structure and the importance of student choice and voice in this new arena. Attendees will leave with highly effective, practical strategies that they can employ immediately to increase engagement and collaboration online!

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM ET

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Engaging the Traumatized Student - Innovative Schools Summit One Day Virtual May 2020

Learn about “Trauma Roadblock” and “Aversive State” and why students seem to sabotage their own academic success. Author and trauma specialist Aaron Wiemeier shares creative strategies for dealing with specific behaviors

15 Tech Tools - Innovative Schools Summit One Day Virtual May 2020

With zero prep time, classroom teachers across North America have just become online instructors – like it or not. Eric Clark will help teachers sort through tools that might be useful in their classrooms, while opening their minds to other ways to harness technology.

Color Blind Innovative Schools Summit One Day Virtual May 2020

In this session, attendees will learn how to prioritize equity (giving every student what he or she needs to succeed) over equality. Dr. William Noel will discuss how to identify and avoid implicit bias while taking practical steps to reach the (sometimes) hard-to-reach students in your school.

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM ET

Keynote and Q&A Re-Air


Heather T. Forbes

MSW, LCSW

Internationally Known Trauma Advocate, Author of NYT Bestseller Help for Billy , Founder of Beyond Consequences Institute

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Evaluation & Certificate of Completion

Earn 6 Continuing Education Hours

A Certificate of Completion is available upon completion of the Summit Evaluation Form. AccuTrain is approved to offer 6 continuing education contact hours through the National Board of Certified Counselors. AccuTrain’s Developmental Resources Division has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP™ #5602.  Developmental Resources is solely  responsible for all aspects of the program.

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