Keynote & Spotlight
Owning It: Proven Strategies to Ace &
Embrace Differentiated Instruction
Eighteen years ago, Alex Kajitani was a frustrated new teacher who was struggling to connect with and motivate his students. Demoralized and desperate, he set out on a journey to turn his class, and his life around. Today, he is recognized as one of the country’s top teachers and shares his approaches to differentiating instruction and building relationships with teachers of all levels, so they can be highly effective educators who love what they do.
This keynote addresses the following strand:
Differentiated Instruction: Principles and Perspectives and Student Engagement and Choice in the Classroom
Differentiation & Classroom Management:
Keep EVERY Student Engaged and Learning!
Highly effective teachers manage their classrooms in ways that keep students on task, motivated and excited to learn. This spotlight session gives teachers high-leverage strategies and tools that can be immediately implemented to create an inspiring, engaging and productive learning environment for every student.
Objectives: Participants will leave this session knowing how to:
Teach procedures and routines so your class runs smoothly,
Get students talking and thinking in creative ways,
Make learning stick long after students have left your classroom!
Management Strategies for Successful Differentiation
Student Engagement and Choice in the Classroom
Organizing Classrooms for Maximizing Student Success
Creating Supportive Learning Environments for Differentiation