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2013 Teachers for Tomorrow Conference

Golden Apple Foundation

Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM (CDT)

Lansing, IL

2013 Teachers for Tomorrow Conference

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Teachers and College Students Ended $30.00 $1.74
High School Students and Parents Ended $15.00 $1.37
Shuttle Service Ended $5.00 $1.12
Teachers/College Students Walk-In Registration Fee Ended $40.00 $0.00
H.S. Students/Parents Walk-In Registration Fee Ended $20.00 $0.00

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Do you want to be a teacher?

Do you want to be a better teacher?


Join us for a day of 

enhancing teaching skills!

 

 

Keynote Speaker: Rives Collins

 

AND MUCH MORE PLUS EARN 6 CPDUs!

 

* Shuttle Service leaving Jones H.S. at 7:30 a.m. and Homewood Metra Station at 8:15 a.m.

 

CONFERENCE AT A GLANCE

9:00 A.M. – 9:30    WELCOME and CONFERENCE OPENING ADDRESS

               Dr. Creg E. Williams, District 215 Superintendent

           Dominic Belmonte, CEO & President, Golden Apple

Workshop Block 1     9:45 – 10:45 AM  

Innovation and Creativity 

  • CSI – Constructing Inquiry-Based Science, Elizabeth Copper                                               
  • Tell Me A Story, Pam Kelly                                                                                                                                                

Pedagogy                                                                                           

  • Leading Effective Classroom Discussions, John Paulett                                                         
  • The Basics of Differentiated Instruction, Jill Kryskinski and Scott Kryskinski       

The Arts 

  • Creative Digital Arts Projects – STEAM into STEM, Tricia Fuglestad                             
  • Teaching with Passion in the Arts, Melinda Wilson                                                          

Technology 

  • Gearing Up with Google, Gregory Regalado                                                                           
  • Getting to Know Your iPad, Charlene Chausis                                                                         

10:45– 11:00 AM       VISIT EXPO BETWEEN WORKSHOP SESSIONS 

Workshop Block 2     11:00 – 12:00 PM

 Innovation and Creativity 

  • Sounds of Learning, Carla Stone                                                                                                                 
  • Making $ Club: Middle School Financial Literacy, Gerard Kovach & Rogelio Botello        
  • Teach the Most Popular Class with Highly Engaging Math, Donnell White                              

 Pedagogy 

  • Backward Planning, Jill Krysinski, Shelia Hillier, and Nora Hayes                                   
  • Leadership Strength of Communication, Robert Taylor                                                                                                                                                                       

The Arts 

  • Arts in the Foreign Language Classroom, Linda Egnatz                                                         
  • Switching on Kids’ Brains with Song-Experience Games, Brooke Tippett Thompson     

Technology

  • Get Google to Work Harder: A Primer in Using Scripts, Jungsun Moon                                   
  • 60 in 60, Carol Broos                                                                                                                                                             

Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Overview 

Golden Apple Scholars Question and Answer Session 

12:00 – 12:30 PM       LUNCH, NETWORK and VISIT EXPO 

12:45– 1:30 PM  STORYTELLING KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Rives Collins, Associate Professor                                                                                                          Department of Theatre                                                                                                                       Northwestern University                                                                                                                      

Block 3     1:45 – 2:45 PM 

Innovation and Creativity 

  • Globalizing Your Classroom, Sharon Takahashi                                                                       

Pedagogy 

  • Collaborative Reading with Subtext on iPad, Charlene Chausis                                      
  • Inclusion of Special Needs Students, Gloria Moyer                                                                        
  • RTII Simplified, Jill Krysinski, Tino  Villaflor, and Megan Springer                                  

The Arts 

  • Audience Participation in Story Telling, Rives Collins                                                                

Technology 

  • Book Clubs 2.0, Eliza Ramirez                                                                                                    
  • Gearing Up with Google, Gregory Regalado                                                                                 

3:00 – 3:30 PM                                                      Closing Session 

Raffle Prizes 

Closing Remarks 

Evaluation & CPDUs                                                                                                                                                                  Registration Area                 

Have questions about 2013 Teachers for Tomorrow Conference? Contact Golden Apple Foundation

When & Where


Thornton Fractional South
18500 Burnham Ave
Lansing, IL 60438

Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM (CDT)


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Organizer

Golden Apple Foundation

At Golden Apple, our mission is to inspire, develop and support teacher excellence in Illinois, especially in schools of need.

Because the critical contributor to student achievement is the quality of the teacher in the classroom, Golden Apple provides exceptional preparation for teachers at all stages of their careers.

Through our innovative programs offering method, resource and mentorship, we work to transform teachers and teaching, enriching both student and teacher lives.

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