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Increase Student Engagement: Decrease Your Teacher Workload
Monday, March 28, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Presented by Bonnie Nieves, Educator, Author, Nipmuc Regional High School (MA)
Moderated by Melody McAllister, Community Specialist, Spaces
Sponsored by Spacesedu.com
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During this edWebinar, teachers learn methods of increasing student engagement by building strong, supportive classroom communities. We examine daily and weekly routines that use time with little benefit to student learning. Viewers are introduced to tactics including:
- Low-prep methods of introducing project-based lessons and units that decrease teacher workload while improving student learning outcomes and engagement
- Assorted activities that eliminate the need for compliance-based systems and replace them with equitable classroom agreements
Viewers leave this session with immediately actionable tips and tactics that they can implement in their classrooms in order to lighten teacher workload and increase student engagement in both physical and virtual environments.
This recorded edWebinar is of interest to teachers, school and district leaders, and education technology leaders of all grade levels.
About the Presenter
Bonnie Nieves is a high school biology teacher with a master’s degree in curriculum, instruction, and educational leadership and a member of the MassCUE board of directors. She is passionate about creating immersive, authentic experiences that fuel curiosity and creating student-centered, culturally responsive learning spaces that promote equity and inclusion. Bonnie is also a member of the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT), Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science (TIES), and National Science Teaching Association (NSTA).
About the Moderator
Melody McAllister is a dedicated educator who naturally forms community with students and families. She was the 2017 Garland NAACP Educator of the Year, and is the author of the children’s book, I’m Sorry Story (#ImSorryStory). Melody is currently the events and marketing specialist for Spaces by myBlueprint and forming community on social media is her jam.
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