Posts tagged with "Conference Keynote"



Learn from the best, most sought-after experts in education at the 5th Annual Summit for Transformative Learning. Hosted by Mary Institute and Saint Louis Country Day School (MICDS), the “STLinSTL” conference is distinct because it offers participants opportunities to interact with keynote speakers and presenters in small group settings. This year's keynote speakers are Tom Schimmer, and Dr. Marie Alcock, international education consultant and president of Learning Systems Associates.

How can we design learning spaces to support and engage modern students? Educators worldwide are creating remarkable learning environments in schools. Whether you are considering purchasing new forms of furniture, repurposing existing spaces, or creating totally new types of schools, join us for an exciting day of creativity and substance.

Thinking About Curriculum Mapping Curriculum Mapping can be described as the relationship between two sides of a coin. The first side is the creation of a database which includes the essential elements of a curriculum map. The other side of the coin is the review process - examining, discussing and revising maps within and across disciplines and grade levels. Dr. Marie Hubley Alcock provides an overview of curriculum mapping...

Children today spend more time using digital devices than ever before, but it has come with a loss of face-to-face interaction and social skills. A 2018 Pew Research Center study found that with 95 percent of U.S. teens now having access to a smartphone, 45 percent feel overwhelmed by social media drama, 48 percent feel they don't fit in with peers, and 36 percent feel they have too little face-to-face time with friends. However, brain and psychological research has shown that having...