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Learning Seminar-Making Thinking Visible Through Design Thinking- Feb. 19

Duration
5 Hours
Facilitators
Alice Parker

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For more information

Contact Laura Dearman, ldearman@martininstitute.org

Friday, February 19, 2016

8:30–2:00

What does “making thinking visible” mean? What is “design thinking”? What are the connections between visible and design thinking, and how do these topics work together to promote critical and creative thinking in students?

Join PDS teacher, Alice Parker, as we explore these topics and discuss ways to incorporate these ideas into your school and classroom.

Come learn how empathy, collaboration, and visible thinking work together for the good of all students. Don’t miss this exciting seminar!


Location:

Hussey Commons, Presbyterian Day School

 

Cost:

$50
Limited number of scholarships available.

 

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  • Alice Parker

    Leader: Alice Parker

    Alice Parker serves as Director of Tutoring & Enrichment Center and Learning Specialist at Presbyterian Day School in Memphis, TN.

Schedule:

When What
8:30–8:45 Registration and Welcome
8:45–10:15 Session 1
10:15–10:30 Break
10:30–12:00 Session 2
12:00–12:45 Lunch
12:45–1:50 Session 3
1:50–2:00 Wrap up
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About User
Laura Dearman

Laura Dearman has over 20 years experience teaching in early childhood classrooms. Most recently, Dearman taught early childhood art, reader’s workshop and writer’s workshop at Presbyterian Day School.

As Director of Teacher Development, Dearman leads the Martin Institute Residents program, having built it from an idea into a highly sought after source of exceptional teacher development. Dearman also serves as director of the Institute's annual conference, held each June.

An expert in developing early literacy skills, Dearman has presented at various conferences, including TAIS, TAEYC, MAEYC, Shelby County Schools In-Service, and the Martin Institute Conference. Her popular workshops include “Come On! Let’s Write”, “Literacy Development and Little Explorers” and “Literacy Development in Kindergarten.” Dearman earned her bachelor’s degree from Ole Miss and her Master’s degree from The University of Memphis.

Dearman is passionate about developing teachers as leaders, and giving back to the city of Memphis. As Director of Teacher Development, she plays a key role in continuing to design, expand, and cultivate programs and networks that advance the work of The Martin Institute. The particular emphasis of the Institute’s teacher development program is to provide resources and support to increase Memphis area teachers’ abilities to design and lead transformative learning in the classroom.

Laura and her husband, Buddy, have two children and one crazy dog.

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