When

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 8:30 AM MDT
-to-
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 4:00 PM MDT

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Where

McREL International
4601 DTC Blvd., Suite 500
Denver, CO 80237


 
Driving Directions

Free parking available.

Airport Shuttle

Super Shuttle: For more information, call 800.258.3826 or go to supershuttle.com.


Recommended Accommodations

The following hotels are within walking distance of McREL, and they also provide free shuttle service within designated hours.

Hampton Inn and Suites - DTC
5001 S. Ulster Street
Denver, CO 80237
303.804.9900
When booking, please mention that guests will be attending a McREL event in order to receive a discounted rate.  

Hyatt Place - DTC
8300 E. Crescent Parkway
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
303.804.0700
https://denvertechcenter.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html?corp_id=46836

About the Presenter

   
Cheryl Abla – McREL International

 
Cheryl assists teachers, instructional coaches, and school leaders to increase student achievement through the use of research– and evidence-based instructional strategies. Cheryl is an expert on instructional strategies and coaching, use of technology for learning, positive school culture and climate, and supporting English language learners. Prior to joining McREL, Cheryl taught grades 1-12 for more than 20 years, and served as a national facilitator for a character education program. Her enthusiasm for learning, coupled with her extensive and diverse classroom experience, ensures that workshop participants walk away with practical ideas that can be immediately put to use in their schools. 

Presenters subject to change.

Cancellation Policy

  • All cancellations and substitutions must be submitted in writing via email to Madonna Shafer.
  • Cancellations more than 60 days prior to event: 90% refund
  • Cancellations made 31 to 60 days prior to event: 75% refund
  • Cancellations made 11 to 30 days prior to event: 50% refund
  • Cancellations made less than 10 days prior to event: No refund
  • Contact McREL for refunds

Contact

Madonna Shafer 
McREL International 
303-632-5507 
mshafer@mcrel.org 
 

Unleashing Student Curiosity to Learn  

July 10-11, 2018

Denver, CO

Explore why and how curiosity can be sparked and sustained within your students, helping them become engaged, motivated, self-directed learners who “own” their educational journeys. Participants will also receive extended virtual coaching during 2018-19 school year. 

Get tools, tips, and ideas for:

  • Creating challenging learning tasks and higher-order questions that push students to deeper levels of content understanding and application. 
  • Providing students with feedback that motivates them to improve and expand their learning. 
  • Creating learning intentions, narrative, and pacing that engages students with lessons. 
  • Providing students with opportunities for inquiry-based cooperative/group learning.
  • Using formative assessments and data to make key adjustments to teaching and learning.
Registration fee:

$399 per person. Includes 2-day workshop and extended virtual coaching, plus lunch and refreshments. 

Questions? Need More Information? Ordering by P.O.?
Contact Madonna Shafer at McREL International, at 303-632-5507.

Agenda*

Monday, July 10, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. - Check in/Registration
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, July 11, 2018
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Agenda Topics:

  • Understanding the Power of Curiosity to Engage and Motivate Students
  • Sparking Interest, and Keeping it Aflame
  • Inquiry-Based Learning
  • 6 Teacher Theories of Action
  • Reflection and Application: Developing a Plan of Action

*Agenda subject to change.