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Apr 5
community

Main Hall – Kansas Association of Teacher Educators

Friday at

Olive White Garvey Business and Technology Building, 103

community

9:45 – 10:25 a.m.
Room 103
Setting the Brain Up for Success
Dr. Sheryl Erickson, Southwestern College
Meg Calvin, Southwestern College
“Our brain does not have the bandwidth to handle all we are throwing at it in 2019” – Ruby Wax. Learners suffer from frazzled brain; they have difficulty focusing, empathizing, and being creative. We will focus on reasons behind this exhaustion and how educators can make adjustments to help set learners up for success.
10:30 – 11:10 a.m.
Room 103
Personalizing Instruction through Social and Emotional Learning
Dr. Charlsie Prosser, Baker University
Hannah Greer, Baker University
Margaret Hempleman, Baker University
How to prepare educators to effectively incorporate social and emotional learning from theory to application will be shared through multiple perspectives. Personalizing learning emphasizing the importance of relationships, relatability, and support will be modeled through “My Story, Your Story, Their Story, Our Story” approach.
AFTERNOON PRESENTATION AND Q&A SESSION
1:00 – 2:15 p.m. Room 103
Kansas Teacher Preparation Programs and School Redesign
Tammy Mitchell, KSDE Elementary Redesign Specialist
Jay Scott, KSDE Secondary Redesign Specialist
Q&A panel including Dr. Linda Feldstein, FHSU and moderated by Dr. Gary Andersen