The Edutainer: The Changing Role of the Teacher in the 21st Century
This session elucidates a paradigm shift for today’s teaching and learning. The Edutainer bridges the gap between yesterday's and today's classroom. The connection between formal education and 21st Century culture are made. Authentic teaching strategies are shared ,and student engagement is made easy. This paradigm shift explains methodologies which provide relevant, personalized, and purpose driven learning.
The Essential 3R’s:
The traditional three R’s have been used to focus on reading, writing, and arithmetic. However in a changing 21st Century culture, the essential 3R's of education today must include respect, responsibility, and intentional relationships. The 3R’s focus on making positive change in both the school and family setting. Learn techniques which promote improved student behavior and student engagement. Bottom line... student achievement will soar.( The Edutainers provide an alternate version of this topic for administrators)
Politics of Education
Teachers are the driving force behind the success of education. However, in today's political climate, teachers have become scapegoats for issues within education. In reality, the research reveals that top down policy development and funding without teacher input has caused many of the problems experienced in education. (Topic for teachers or administrators)
Who’s Doing the Homework Anyway?
Parents are an integral part of the education community. This entertaining and educational seminar presents the responsibilities, relationship building, and role of the parent and student in the educational process. The speakers examine the influence of pop culture on learning and family dynamics in the 21st Century. ( topic for teachers or parent groups).
Lights, Camera, Multi-Management
Studies have identified the lack of management as one of the biggest problems in public schools over the past three decades. In fact one of the major determining factors in the success of a teacher is not subject knowledge but rather the ability to manage a classroom. Bottom line, whether or not students learn depends upon the teacher's ability to establish the classroom, engage students, and involve parents. This session provides insightful techniques that establish core operational and interpersonal skills for the effective teacher. (The Edutainers provide an alternate version of this topic for administrators)
Are you ready to be a star? (New Teacher Induction):
You are competent in pedagogy and have been given the “keys to the kingdom”. So now what? Where do you begin? This session will help you not only survive but thrive from pre planning through the final days of school. We offer effective strategies for establishing core operational and interpersonal skills for the effective teacher.