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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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Wednesday, March 29 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Rethinking Resistance: From Problem to Opportunity FULL

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Are you a school leader who loves to lead, but who feels that all you do is manage? Have you tried to implement new and innovative initiatives to improve student learning, only to see them crash on the rocks of resistance in your staff meetings? Do you sometimes wonder if you have a “Complaints” sign that sits over your office door? If you feel like any of these resonate with you, or if you take your coffee intravenously, this workshop is for you!

Whether it is transforming teaching and learning in our classrooms or responding to the evolving demands of our school communities, managing change and dealing with resistance has never been more important for today’s school leader. Yet, if change must be “managed,” it’s likely that change effort has already failed! How can school leaders use a democratized, co-constructed approach to change that translates into high-impact learning for all?Join us to explore how the Learner Centered Design (LCD) model transforms leaders and educators into “educational ethnographers” and into designers of engaging and effective learning experiences. LCD will make your staff meetings better, your collaborative time better, your professional development days better, and here's the kicker, make the members of your school more connected to the work and to each other. By developing a true appreciation of our educators, and having them act as co-creators and experimenters with unique solutions to educational challenges, we will connect to our school community in meaningful ways that lead to lasting results.

Speakers
avatar for Charity Allen

Charity Allen

President & Educational Consultant, PBL Consulting
Charity is a creative leader focused on innovation in education. She has years of experience as a passionate educator and professional development designer and facilitator. Her areas of focus are Project-Based Learning, Deeper Learning, gamification, STEAM and educational transformation. She loves connecting with educators, inspiring creativity and vesting herself in the success of the team! | | The breadth of her work has been vast... Read More →
avatar for Cale Birk

Cale Birk

Educational Leader & Consultant, PBL Consulting
Using the PBLC model of Learner-Centered Design (LCD), Cale works with school and district leaders to 'change the experience of change'. Cale helps leaders to utilize every class, faculty meeting, professional learning day, administrative meeting and Parent Advisory Council session as an opportunity to create experiences that surprise, delight, and build capacity so that change is no longer something that we dread--it's something we embrace... Read More →


Wednesday March 29, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm
HTHI 217/218

Attendees (35)