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August 1-2, 2019
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Friday, August 2 • 9:00am - 11:30am
Workshop 1-Spider Web Discussions Explained and Implemented

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Based-on Alexis Wiggins book, The Best Class You Never Taught: How Spider Web Discussions Can Turn Students into Learning Leaders, this session will demonstrate how the spider web discussion strategy gets 4-12th grade students to engage in a student-driven, higher level of discourse. We will begin with participants engaging in a Spider Web discussion themselves, then move through the creation of their own expectations for their students. From pre-discussion routines to discussion to post-discussion evaluation and reflection, this session will arm you will the tools to walk into your class and start this process with your students on the first day. Tools to help monitor student participation like Equity Maps will be used. Further applications will be examined as well as use in both middle and upper school settings.

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Lynn Mittler

JK-12 English/Language Arts Department Chair, MICDS
With over twenty years of experience in the classroom, Lynn Mittler has had the opportunity to create and implement numerous pedagogical initiatives. She has presented on a variety of topics from “Coaching in the Classroom” to “Taking Empathy to Action” to “Engaging 21st... Read More →

Friday August 2, 2019 9:00am - 11:30am EDT
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