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Ensuring Success for All: Strategies for Bringing Out the Best in Students in Poverty, and Students Who Struggle With Language and Learning
Monday January 18, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Special Event for Martin Luther King Jr. Day!
One size does not fit all when it comes to student learning. In this webinar, Shanna Peeples, 2015 National Teacher of the Year,shared her experience as a teacher in Title I middle and high schools, as well as her work with refugee students, English language learners, and students in remedial classes. Shanna encouraged teachers to focus on achievement for students in humanizing and empowering ways.
Bringing together the various strands of differentiation, RTI, and other protocols, this recorded session will help teachers and administrators create effective learning experiences for students. Learn how to bring out the best in all of your students. This webinar delivered both practical strategies and inspiration to educators and administrators working toward success for all of their students.
About the National Teacher of the Year Program
The National Teacher of the Year (NTOY) Program is run by the Council of Chief State School Officers. The NTOY Program began in 1952 and continues as the oldest, most prestigious national honors program that focuses public attention on excellence in teaching. The NTOY is chosen from among the State Teachers of the Year by a National Selection Committee representing the major national education organizations. Each April, the NTOY is introduced to the American people by the President of the United States.
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Shanna Peeples is the 2015 National Teacher of the Year. She is an English teacher and instructional coach at Palo Duro High School in Amarillo, Texas. In her classroom students actively practice critical thinking and problem solving, collaboration, adaptability, initiative, communication, analysis, curiosity, and imagination. Shanna’s work as a literacy leader allows her to serve teachers from diverse backgrounds as a professional development provider by leading intensive writing institutes for K–12 teachers, as a presenter at state-level literacy conferences, and as a National Council of Teachers of English conference presenter. She believes teachers’ doors should say, “Come in, let’s learn, let’s hope, let’s begin dreaming.” Shanna holds an associate’s degree from Amarillo College, a bachelor’s degree in English from West Texas A&M University in Canyon, and a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Texas at Arlington.
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