Learning Forward
Conference Proposal System

2020 Session Handouts

Sunday, December 6, 2020

9:45am–10:00am
Conference Welcome


10:00am–12:00pm & cont. 1:00pm–3:00pm
Preconference Sessions (10:00am-noon and 1:00-3:00pm)

PC01 | Coaching Matters

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PC02 | Collaborative Inquiry for Effective Implementation of Culturally Responsive Practices

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PC03 | Social Justice Teaching 101

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PC04 | Engagement by Design: The Impact of Relationships, Clarity, and Challenge

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PC05 | The Learning Principal: Becoming a Learning Leader

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PC06 | Leading Groups Virtually: Creating High-Engagement Meetings and Work Sessions

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PC07 | Leading When the Path Isn’t Clear (funded by The Wallace Foundation)

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PC08 | Intentionally Developing Educators: Effectively Accelerating Adult Learning

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PC09 | Assessing Impact: Evaluating Professional Learning

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PC10 | Designing and Facilitating Virtual Professional Learning

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Monday, December 7, 2020

8:45am–9:00am
Conference Welcome


9:00am–10:00am
Opening Keynote (w/ Q&A)

QA01 | Upstream: The Quest to Solve Problems Before They Happen with Dan Heath

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10:15am–12:15pm
2-hour Concurrent Sessions (Monday AM)

1201 | The Instructional Playbook: The Missing Link for Translating Research into Practice

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1202 | The Benefits of Video-Based Coaching

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1203 | Best Practices in Supporting LGBTQ+ Students

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1204 | True North: How Canadian Educators Confront Bias

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1205 | Supporting Teachers in Next Generation Science Teaching

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1206 | Find the Sweet Spot for Change

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1207 | Thought Partners for Change

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1208 | Make Your School a Professional Learning Community

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1209 | Create a Blended Learning Environment

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1210 | Strengthen Adult Social and Emotional Learning

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1211 | Standards for Professional Learning Revision Lab: A Focus on Equity

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12:15pm–12:45pm
Lunch Break


12:45pm–2:45pm
2-hour Concurrent Sessions (Monday PM)

1401 | Coaching Systems That Work

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1402 | Virtual Coaching for Linguistically Diverse Instruction

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1403 | Equity Plans: From Concept to Practice

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1404 | Leveraging Equity in a Virtual Environment

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1405 | Curriculum Review for Racial Equity

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1406 | Empowered Leadership Through Collaborative Inquiry

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1407 | Digital Tools for Professional Learning

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1408 | The Perfect Blend for Educator Professional Learning

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1409 | Survey Methods to Measure Professional Learning's Impact

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1410 | Standards for Professional Learning Revision Lab: A Focus on Curriculum

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3:00pm–4:00pm
Afternoon Keynote (w/Q&A)

QA02 | Working for Equity in Education: A Dean's Perspective with Valerie Kinloch

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

8:45am–9:00am
Conference Welcome


9:00am–10:00am
Opening Keynote (w/ Q&A)

QA03 | Reflections On How A City Learns To Improve Its Schools with Anthony Bryk

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10:15am–12:15pm
2-hour Concurrent Sessions (Tuesday AM)

2201 | The Power of Virtual Coaching

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2202 | Creating Inclusive Schools

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2203 | Leading While Female: Cultural Proficiency Overcomes Gender Inequity

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2204 | Effective Literacy Instruction in a Virtual Setting

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2205 | Bold Leadership for Effective Teaching and Learning

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2206 | Garnering Feedback on Your Feedback

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2207 | Changing Mindsets from Silos to Systems

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2208 | Designing Learning for Professional Growth

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2209 | Using Student Voice to Assess Teachers' Impact

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2210 | Improving Core Academic and SEL Outcomes for All Students

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2211 | Standards for Professional Learning Revision Lab: A Focus on Transformation

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12:15pm–12:45pm
Lunch Break


12:45pm–2:45pm
2-hour Concurrent Sessions (Tuesday PM)

2401 | Virtual Reality Coaching for Equitable Learning

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2402 | Inspire Fierce Leaders of Race, Equity, and Diversity Dialogues

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2403 | Leading for Equity in Unprecedented Times

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2404 | Strengthen Leadership in Yourself and Others

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2405 | Lead With Intention: 8 Areas for Reflection and Planning

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2406 | How Leaders Can Foster Teachers’ Problem-Solving

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2407 | Tuning Up Professional Learning to Make It Stick

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2408 | 10 Essential Questions to Support Teachers of Color

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2409 | Rethinking Your Grading System: Why and How

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2410 | Standards for Professional Learning Revision Lab: A Focus on Research and Evidence

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3:00pm–4:00pm
Thought Leader (w/ Q&A)

TL21 | Despite the Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools with Amanda Lewis and John Diamond

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