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Welcome to Deeper Learning 2017!
March 29-31 San Diego, California


At DL2017 you will:

  • Experience deeper learning for yourself through deep dives, interactive workshops and an innovative MakerStudio.
  • Connect with powerful educators who care deeply about preparing students for college and their future careers.
  • Learn new ideas and practices that will help them teach for deeper learning competences and spread a love for deeper learning.

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Thursday, March 30 • 10:30am - 4:00pm
Know Thyself: Deeper Learning through Personal Development FULL

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Did you know that according to a recent Gallup Poll, by the time students graduate in the US fewer than 30% are engaged, feel successful, or enjoy what they are learning in school? As they continue to their career, only 13% of the world’s workers are engaged in their work. In contrast, the world today requires creative, passionate, and skilled individuals. To harness the power in each of us, we need to create systems that allow for more personal learning experiences and tap into the strengths and potential of each individual. In this workshop, we'll bring the Ancient Greek maxim “know thyself” to life.  We will explore our own strengths, interests, and values and tinker our way to better schools that empower all learners to discover their place in the world. Note: this session will require approximately 1 hour of pre-work, including taking two measures: the Gallup StrengthsFinder and the Strong Interest Inventory.

 


Speakers
avatar for Ed Hidalgo

Ed Hidalgo

Deputy Director, University of San Diego
Ed Hidalgo is the director of the world of work initiative at the University of San Diego Mobile Technology Learning Center. This initiative explores innovative ways to connect the world of work to K12 education and prepare students for the future of work. This role reflects the initiatives he led in his prior role as an executive at Qualcomm where he worked in human resources, staffing and government affairs. As senior director of government... Read More →
avatar for Katie Martin

Katie Martin

Director of Professional Learning, University of San Diego
I am passionate about redesigning learning to create better experiences that meet the needs of all learners in a changing world. | | Come talk to me about: | -The amazing things that are happening in our San Diego schools | -Leveraging Open Educational Resources to empower teachers as designers to create meaningful learning experiences for all learners. | -Professional learning to shift teaching and learning to achieve desired... Read More →
avatar for Katie Wright

Katie Wright

Leadership and Professional Learning Specialist, University of San Diego
Katie is passionate about designing and facilitating transformative learning experiences for teachers and leaders! Katie worked for over 10 years for High Tech High Charter Schools as a 6th grade Humanities Teacher, Education Specialist, and as the Director of Special Education. In her current role at USD, Katie is passionate about partnering with schools and school districts to support pedagogical shifts centered upon deeper learning and... Read More →



Thursday March 30, 2017 10:30am - 4:00pm
HTE 203

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