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The conference is sponsored by the Education programs at The College of St. Scholastica.

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Welcome and Keynote Address

8:30-9:30 a.m., CDT
Wing Young Huie
How Photographs Form Us: What Do You See?

Morning break out session schedule

Session 1: 9:40-10:40 a.m.

  • Every Student Can Learn to Read (The Science of Reading in the Classroom)
  • Beyond the Survey: Creative Uses of Google Forms for Pedagogy
  • Teaching, Connecting, and Community Building in a Revolutionized Online Learning Environment
  • What Happened at School Today? Exploring refugee, immigrant, and visiting professional high school students' perceptions of school experiences using two-way text conversations and in-depth interviews
  • Curiosity, Reflection, Dialogue, & Model Building for Scholarly Development

Session 2: 10:50-11:50 a.m.

  • Supervising middle managers in education: Lessons and opportunities for improved self-efficacy
  • Behavior Boosters
  • Using Assessment-Based Certificates in Undergrad Studies
  • Redesign and Restructure Assessment - Applying UDL Principles
  • Critical Reflections of Writing and Implementing Teacher Practice Spaces
  • A Year of Elementary Distance Learning at Cloquet Public Schools

Lunch Break

11:50 a.m.-12:20 p.m.

Afternoon break out session schedule

Session 3: 12:20-1:20 p.m.

  • Cultivating Wellness at School: The link between Leadership, SEL & Resilience
  • K12 CS Pathway session
  • Getting creative online: building community and assignments that engage students in a virtual environment
  • Reaching for your GOO-als Online: Guiding Program Planning Through Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes (GOO) in an Online Environment
  • Learn about EDU Programs

Session 4: 1:30-2:30 p.m.

  • What it's like being a Black Educator in the Northland
  • Communication of High Expectations as a Culturally Responsive Teaching Practice
  • The Silver Lining of Plan B: Expanding “Tele-Health” Education after a Pandemic 
  • Classroom Mindfulness
  • Going Remote by creating Quality Courses by Design

Closing Session: 2:45-3:15 p.m.

Takeaways and graduate tuition giveaway for M.Ed. and Certificate programs (prize worth $1305)