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Thursday, September 7 • 11:00am - 12:15pm
Know Thyself: Academic Mindsets Part 1

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If we really want to create learning environments in our schools where all learners are valued and seen as capable of achieving desired outcomes, we have to begin with the belief that they can. But to cultivate this belief, we must start with understanding ourselves. In this session, we will use the design thinking process to explore our own identities and the unique lenses we apply to our environments. Then, we will unpack four academic mindsets for deeper learning (from Dr. Camille Farrington’s work at the University of Chicago) and leverage our collective voices to ideate about how to cultivate academic mindsets for deeper learning in our schools and classrooms.

Audience: Elementary Teacher, Middle Teacher, High School Teacher, Elementary Counselor, Middle School Counselor, High School Counselor, Elementary Administrators, Middle School Administrators, High School Administrators, Superintendent, District Office Leaders


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Katie Martin

Director of District Leadership, Buck Institute for Education
Katie Martin, Ph.D., is the director of district leadership at the Buck Institute for Education.  Through partnerships with local and national school districts, she has helped develop systems that facilitate personalized professional learning for educators. Katie works with leade... Read More →
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Katie Wright

Director of M.Ed Programs, High Tech High Graduate School of Education
Katie Wright is the director of M.Ed programs at High Tech High Graduate School of Education. Prior to joining the team, she worked as the director of special education for High Tech High (HTH) schools. In this role, Wright supported inclusion and special education across the 13 HTH schools. She researched the development of a rich professional adult learning community of inclusion specialists across the HTH network for her... Read More →



Thursday September 7, 2017 11:00am - 12:15pm
Grande A

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