Save the Date-Join more than 1,000 fellow educators, experts, and innovators at ELNC19 as we strengthen our support for the whole child and celebrate remarkable student achievement across three dimensions.
EL Education 2019 Pre-Conference Day
| Atlanta, GA | National Conference
Pre-conference events will feature school visits, a “slice” of a humanities-based learning expeditions that immerses participants in a compelling topic, and best-practice workshops.
Empowering Students in Their Own Learning
— | Sierra Expeditionary Learning School | Truckee, CA | Site Seminar, Leadership Development
At the Sierra Expeditionary Learning School (SELS) Site Seminar, participants will immerse in our whole school approach to empowering students that leverages classroom protocols and school-wide structures to cultivate a culture of engagement and achievement (Core Practice 27) and foster habits of character (Core Practice 22): growing students as effective learners and ethical people who contribute to building a better world.
Creating a Culture of Equity and Engagement for High School Students
— | William Smith High School | Aurora, CO | Site Seminar, Leadership Development
In this Site Seminar, William Smith High School will demonstrate how we have created a culture of equity and engagement through the EL Core Practices of Designing Projects and Products, Creating a Community of Learning, and Cultivating a Positive Professional Culture.
Restorative Justice Practices: Building Classroom Practices for Greater Equity
— | Chicago, IL | EL Education Institute
In this institute, we will build on previous learning from the Management in the Active Classroom Institute, and then dive deeply into restorative justice practices to support all students in developing a sense of belonging and accountability.
Scaffolding for High-Quality Products
— | Detroit, MI | EL Education Institute
Scaffolding for High-Quality Products focuses on long-term planning, beyond the daily level, to support all students in achieving high-quality work. Participants use EL Education’s Attributes of High-Quality Work to examine and discuss student work.
Growing Modules into Expeditions
— | Rochester, NY | EL Education Institute
In this institute, participants will build their curriculum design skills by analyzing the 4Ts of EL Education’s modules while using the content connections and optional experts, fieldwork, service, and extensions from the modules to inform their next steps.
Teaching Toward Equity
— | Denver, CO | EL Education Institute
Teaching Toward Equity will will build awareness of how our social identities impact our views of the world and how we show up as educators.
What’s Our Problem? (with math)
— | Polaris Charter Academy | Chicago, IL | Site Seminar, Leadership Development
Come experience and engage in our math culture by digging into the most central of our components: Problem Solving. Come to consider the relationship between Teaching Mathematics, Checking for Understanding in Daily Instruction and the deep work of Fostering Habits of Character.
Becoming a Truly Integrated School
— | Springfield Renaissance School | Springfield, MA | Site Seminar, Leadership Development
In this Site Seminar, participants and members of the Renaissance community engage together in an exploration of our guiding question: How do we create a truly integrated school: one that moves all students to academic achievement, ensures a sense of belonging for all students, teaches students to dismantle racism and fosters an appreciation of diversity in thought and in people?
— | Denver, CO | EL Education Institute, Leadership Development
Leading Teams supports grade-level team leaders, content-specific team leaders, or other staff members who lead a team of their peers. These teacher leaders will learn specific skills and structures to productively lead meetings, strategically use protocols to structure conversations, deliberately build and sustain a strong adult culture, and increase their own emotional intelligence and self-awareness.
EL Education Classrooms in Practice: Elementary (3-5)
— | Brookfield, WI | EL Education Institute
Engage as a “student” in a slice of a content- and literacy-rich learning expedition in order to experience the practices that characterize high-achieving, engaging classrooms throughout our network.