The Rhode Island Association of School Principals, in collaboration with Rhode Island PTA, offers parents and guardians the opportunity to learn about this important topic:
“SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING IN THE HOME”*
*The program is designed to provide parents/guardians with an understanding of skills related to:
…..with an explanation of the positive school and life impacts for students who develop these skills and concrete examples of how parents/guardians can interact with their children in ways that develop these skills
WHEN: October 18; 6:30-8:00 PM
WHERE: American Safety Training Center; 150 Niantic Ave. Prov.
FEE TO ATTEND: $10.00 (includes up to two parents or guardians from the same family)
PRESENTER: William Ribas, Ph.D.: Teacher, Guidance Counselor, Assistant Principal, Director of Student Services, Assistant Superintendent and author who worked in urban ,suburban and rural school districts in six states and Canada.
START YOUR YEAR OUT RIGHT- LEARN ABOUT RIDE’S FOCUS FOR THE 2017-18 SCHOOL YEAR!
Join with colleagues at the first RIASP General Membership Meeting
When: October 24th (4:00: Networking – 4:30-6:30: Program*)
Where: The Rhode Island Shriners, Imperial Ballroom – One Rhodes Place, Cranston
NOV. 14: Strategies for Motivating the Low-Motivation Learner
That Every Teacher Should Use: Cynthia Marchand
RIASP Office 330-332 NEIT Campus 2480 Post Rd.Warwick
Sign in 8:00: Workshop: 8:30-3:30
Member Fee-$195; Non-Member $245
The program is designed to train every teacher in the district to implement six components that lead to high motivation for all students. David Perkins, Carol Dweck, Ruby Payne, and Howard Gardner have studied those student groups with a high incidence of low school motivation. They have identified the connection between the beliefs about intelligence held by these students and their level of motivation, and have created strategies designed to reduce the cycle of low motivation. This program is designed to help educators understand the reasons for the cycle of low motivation that inhibits the success of these students. It provides concrete strategies for teachers. The program is designed to insure the implementation of these important strategies in every classroom in the district or school.
These seven components have been used by educators who have successfully motivated low-motivation students for many years. However, only a small percentage of teachers use them consistently, for two reasons. First, most teachers and administrators lack an understanding of how they can raise student motivation by using these components. Second, buildings and departments lack a systematic approach to assisting teachers in implementing the components. This program is designed to address both of these road-blocks to implementation.
In this program, we show teachers how to effectively use the following seven components in their classrooms to maximize student motivation and help students develop an intrinsic desire to learn:
Component 1: Connecting the curriculum
Component 2: Using teacher enthusiasm
Component 3: Providing teaching that engages
Component 4: Differentiating instruction
Component 5: Maximizing the power of interpersonal relationships
Component 6: Exploring teacher and student beliefs about the nature of intelligence and its connection to student motivation
*Presenter: Cynthia Marchand’s career in education has spanned 37 years, 33 of those in the Newton, Massachusetts Public School District. She has served as a teacher, an elementary principal and a Superintendent. As an educational leader, she has focused on refining practice through embedded professional development, consistency of focus, and distributive leadership. She believes in actively engaging students in their learning through self-reflection, and goal setting. In her most recent role in Burlington, Massachusetts, she implemented new initiatives as she focused on Global Education, Literacy across the Curriculum, and Coaching Models.
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MAILING ADDRESS: PO BOX 7791, WARWICK, RI 02887
OFFICE ADDRESS: 2480 POST ROAD, WARWICK, RI 02886
401-272-9811 ext. 2
Donald Rebello, Executive Director
Sherry Arlia-Puhacz, Adm. Asst.