Bad Kids or Frequent Fliers? Interpreting a Narrow Window of Tolerance: Heather Forbes

The stress brought on by the pandemic has manifested in countless ways for everyone -- but plenary speaker Heather Forbes says that perhaps adults, educators and helping professionals now have a much…

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Teaching Between the Desks: Hook, Engage & Get Out of the Way – Dr. Tracey Severns

One of the most impactful skills of "critical citizenship" is the ability to take a well-reasoned stance on a topic. According to Plenary Speaker Dr. Tracey Severns, engaging instruction encourages students…

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Should Educators Make Concessions for the Toughest Kids? Brian Mendler

Whether in general ed, special ed, self-contained or inclusion settings, educators inevitably face classroom power struggles. Plenary speaker Brian Mendler believes educators should seek to meet even the most difficult students halfway. https://youtu.be/SPcGOYjsC7Y…

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