• Palm Bay Magnet High School (map)
  • 101 Pirate Lane
  • Melbourne, FL, 32901
  • United States

Overview

EdShift is designed for district leaders and key stakeholders to collaborate on what education can be, and to discuss how to truly transform education and learning in schools around the Country. Our one-day events will energize, encourage, and inspire you as you confront the unique challenges of guiding a school or district into tomorrow.

The day is filled with inspired discussions, interactive breakout sessions and our Thought Café. You'll engage with encouraging leaders in the education field who are leading the conversation and facilitating transformational change.

Learning Objectives

  • Research Findings: Barriers to Positive Student – Teacher Relationships
  • Case Studies:  Real Districts Who Have Overcome Barriers to Transform the Student Experience
  • Pragmatic Solutions:  Thought Leaders and Vendors Working to Transform Student – Teacher Relationships
  • Collaborative Wisdom:  Sharing & Discussion to Identify Best Practices with our Peers

Networking Opportunities

  • Meet with America’s leading school environments experts: architects and designers focused on classroom modernization
  • Hear from instructional experts on the topics of College & Career Readiness, Cognitive Demand, Project Based Learning (PBL) and Social/ Emotional Learning
  • Network with innovative and successful district leaders who share strategies and stumbling blocks

Agenda

7:45 AM                Registration

8:15 AM                 Welcome

Bill Latham, MBA ALEP   Co-author, Humanizing the Education Machine
Designer, High-impact Learning Environments

8:30 AM                Opening Keynote

Rex Miller, Principal Author, Humanizing the Education Machine

Effective learning requires positive relationships. The essence of teaching and learning is the act of relating to each other.  How can we envision deeper, more positive and productive relationships between teachers & students?  Rex Miller shares case studies from his recent book, Humanizing the Education Machine, offering authentic winning approaches to raising school vision to embrace different relationships between students and teachers.

9:15 AM                 Passing Break

9:30 AM                Learning for Action Sessions

Focused Sessions with Collaborative Discussion

- Recent Research & Implications
- What To Look For & Project Mileposts
- Case Studies from the Field: Local Voices

10:05 AM              Passing Break

10:20 AM              Learning for Action Sessions

Focused Sessions with Collaborative Discussion

- Recent Research & Implications
- What To Look For & Project Mileposts
- Case Studies from the Field: Local Voices

10:55 AM              Passing Break

11:15  AM              Cross Segment Panel

12:30 PM              Thought Café,   Learning Experience Lab

Fact:  If the half-hour lunch period integrated learning, schools would add an entire year of education onto a 12 year school experience.  We apply best practices by serving lunch in a learning environment.

2:00 PM               Creating Context & Actionable Strategy                 

Facilitated discussion to integrate learning, focus thinking, and articulate vision

3:00 PM               Closing Comments

Ready to be inspired?

Registration is Closed