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High-Yield Strategies for Student Success
Tuesday December 5, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Presented by Gene Kerns, Ed.D., Chief Academic Officer, Renaissance
Sponsored by Renaissance
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As educators, our most difficult decisions often involve choosing what not to do. As Wiliam (2016) notes, “In education, just about everything works somewhere, and nothing works everywhere.” He adds that educators often have to stop themselves from doing good things so they can guide students to do even better things.
This raises a critical question: Where should we focus our time and energy for the highest return? In this edWebinar, Gene Kerns, Ed.D., Chief Academic Officer at Renaissance, explores the strategies that produce the greatest gains in student achievement. Topics include:
- The three areas of focus that are vital to student success. In fact, one author claims that if we truly embraced them, we would eliminate performance gaps within five years
- A free, little-known website that shows you which strategies cost the least, deliver the greatest gains, and are based on the most thorough research
- Practical tips for interpreting educational research and applying the findings to your classroom—to drive greater growth for every student
K-12 building and district administrators, educators, librarians and media specialists will benefit from watching this recorded edWebinar. Learn strategies for achieving growth and success in your students.
About the Presenter
Gene Kerns, Ed.D., is Vice President and Chief Academic Officer at Renaissance and a nationally acclaimed speaker on learning progressions, K12 assessments, and educational standards. He is a third-generation educator with teaching experience from elementary through the university level, as well as K12 administrative experience. He is co-author of the new book Unlocking Student Talent: The New Science of Developing Expertise (Teachers College Press, 2017).
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This edWebinar is sponsored by Renaissance®, which applies proven, data-driven educational technology to amplify the effectiveness of classroom teachers so that students can achieve their full potential.