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Learning on Fire: The Student Engagement Institute- Lansing

Event Start: Monday, July 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM

GVSU/Ferris Authorized Charter School Cost: $0.00

Non-GVSU Authorized Charter School Cost: $0.00

Location: Think Space

Audience:
Middle School (Grades 6-8)
High School (Grades 9-12)
Elementary School (Grades K-5)

General Location: West

Presenter: Richard Lemons

Description: This two-day, highly-interactive institute is designed to help teachers develop the knowledge, skills, and tools to more deeply engage students in day-to-day learning. In addition, the institute will also be useful for coaches and instructional specialists supporting the growth and development of teachers. Participants will learn: " About the neuroscience of learning, and why intellectual engagement is essential for deep and lasting learning. " A working definition of engagement that includes student-centered, active learning. " About the important psychological connections between intellectual engagement and cognitive demand (rigor). Participants will develop: " The ability to diagnose engagement within their classrooms. " The knowhow to better design units, lessons, academic tasks to encourage stronger engagement. " Instructional tools and strategies that help promote deep intellectual engagement. The cost of this program is underwritten entirely by the Grand Valley Charter Schools Office and is free of charge. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Individual participants are welcome to register. In addition, participants are encouraged to register with other teachers from their respective schools, as attending with colleagues promotes greater implementation.

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New School Development Program - Grand Rapids

Event Start: Friday, July 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM

GVSU/Ferris Authorized Charter School Cost: $0.00

Non-GVSU Authorized Charter School Cost: $0.00

Location: GVSU Bicycle Factory

Audience:
Elementary School (Grades K-5)
Administrators
High School (Grades 9-12)
Middle School (Grades 6-8)

General Location: West

Presenter: Jim Goenner, National Charter Schools Institute

Description: Part one of this six session series is called: "Turning Dreams Into Reality: Planning and Preparing to Start a Charter School". We will do an overview of charters and chartering, Michigan's legal and regulatory environment, and GVSU's charter application process.

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New School Development Program - Detroit

Event Start: Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM

GVSU/Ferris Authorized Charter School Cost: $0.00

Non-GVSU Authorized Charter School Cost: $0.00

Location: GVSU Detroit Center

Audience:
Elementary School (Grades K-5)
Middle School (Grades 6-8)
High School (Grades 9-12)
Administrators

General Location: East

Presenter: National Charter Schools Institute

Description: Part one of this six session series is called: "Turning Dreams Into Reality: Planning and Preparing to Start a Charter School". We will do an overview of charters and chartering, Michigan's legal and regulatory environment, and GVSU's charter application process.

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