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Empower Teacher Leaders: Using Personalized Learning and Data to Build Instructional Capacity
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Presented by Ellen Dorr, Director of Digital Learning, Renton School District in Washington
Sponsored by DreamBox Learning
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In this edWebinar, Ellen Dorr, Director of Digital Learning, shares how Renton School District in Washington is developing and using innovative, effective strategies to build teacher capacity and increase achievement for diverse learners. Viewers will come away with a deeper knowledge around:
• The anatomy of a successful personalized learning implementation for teachers
• Best practices around scaling effective instructional practices across the district
• Real-world examples of using student data to differentiate instruction
• Proven ways to help educators prepare students to meet their college- and career-readiness goals
All school and district-based leaders, and K-12 educators will benefit from this edWebinar. Watch to learn how to use personalized learning and data to build instructional capacity at your school or district.
About the Presenter
Ellen Dorr serves as the director of digital learning for Renton School District in Washington. She works with administrators, schools, and teachers to leverage high-potential digital resources in a systemic, sustainable way. She partners with Learning and Teaching and with tech services in order to ensure that resources to support students’ learning are provided and used intentionally. She identifies and plans implementation of digital tools that meet specific learning needs and evaluates data on these tools, while supporting this instructional model by focusing on differentiation and personalization and ensuring equitable outcomes for all students.
Previously, Ellen served as the learning technology manager for Highline Public Schools in Washington, doing similar work by helping to draft a technology access plan and by collaborating across disciplines and departments to further the work of personalization. She is an adjunct faculty member at Seattle Pacific University, supporting the Master in Education in Digital Education Leadership Program. She is also a member of cohort two of the Deeper Learning Leadership Forum, supported by Envision Learning and the Hewlett Foundation. She is a National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) and a Certified Education Technology Leader (CETL).
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