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WorkshopWorkshopEmpowering Education: Engaging Teaching Strategies
DepartmentDepartmentESU 9
Default ContactDefault ContactAmy Schultz
Default LocationESU 9 Adams Room
DescriptionWorkshop Presenter:  Scott Phillips - 2024 Nebraska Teacher of the Year

Welcome to "Empowering Education," a transformative two-day workshop designed to equip educators with innovative teaching strategies aimed at empowering students through engaging activities. Hosted by ESU9 in Hastings, Nebraska, Scott Phillips will utilize this interactive workshop to help build your classroom structure for the upcoming school year. This workshop offers a dynamic learning environment where participants can enhance their teaching skills while potentially earning college credits.

Day 1: Building Foundations

Session 1: The Power of Engagement
Explore the concept of student engagement and its impact on learning outcomes. Discover research-backed strategies to captivate students' interest and foster active participation.

Session 2: Designing Dynamic Lessons
Learn to develop lesson plans that incorporate diverse and interactive activities. Experiment with various teaching methodologies to cater to different learning styles and preferences.

Session 3: Cultivating a Positive Classroom Culture
Understand the significance of creating a supportive and inclusive classroom environment. Discuss effective classroom management techniques to promote collaboration and mutual respect.

Day 2: Empowering Through Experience

Session 4: Harnessing Technology for Learning
Explore innovative tools and platforms to enhance student engagement and facilitate interactive learning experiences. Gain practical tips for integrating technology seamlessly into classroom instruction.

Session 5: Creative Assessment Strategies
Rethink traditional assessment methods and explore alternative ways to evaluate student progress and comprehension. Discover techniques for providing meaningful feedback that fosters growth and self-reflection.

Session 6: Putting It All Into Practice
Engage in hands-on activities and collaborative exercises to apply newfound knowledge and skills. Reflect on personal teaching practices and identify areas for continued growth and development.

* Gain practical insights and strategies to enhance student engagement and motivation.
* Earn college credits through participation in the workshop.
* Network with fellow educators and exchange ideas and best practices.
* Access ongoing support, build connections with teachers from across the state, and tap into resources to sustain teaching excellence beyond the workshop.
* Join us for two days of inspiration, collaboration, and empowerment as we strive to create dynamic and enriching learning experiences for our students. Together, let's unlock the full potential of education and empower the next generation of learners.

$125 stipend per day is available for teachers from Title II-A Consortium Member Schools: Adams Central, Blue Hill, Doniphan-Trumbull, Giltner, Hampton, Kenesaw, Red Cloud, Silver Lake, and Sutton.

*Stipend not available if taking this for college credit

Optional: 1 Credit Hour ($250) through Hastings College
If you are taking this for credit, you must attend both days and complete additional assignments.