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Welcome to BLC16! Building Learning Communities Education Conference 2016! Join colleagues from around the world who care deeply about bringing the best innovative and practical learning resources to our students. Our 17th BLC education conference will provide you with inspiration, practical skills and expand your professional network with educators from around the world.
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Wednesday, July 20 • 2:35pm - 3:40pm
Using Instructional Coaches to Develop a Growth Mindset in Your Building

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This session will share the story of 5 classrooms and how the instructional coach model has evolved to encompass a shift in mind set. As Carol Dweck said "we can grow our brain's capacity to learn and to solve problems." We will discuss the idea of "growth mindset" as well as share concrete examples of how to have successful instructional coaches help spread influence across buildings/districts to help successfully implement a 1:1 program. Classroom and teacher examples will be shared.

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Jordan Garrett

Instructional Director, Berwyn South School District 100
Jordan is an educator from Chicago who works in Berwyn South School District 100. Her first few years of teaching were spent in first and fourth grade teaching with 1:1 iPads. She has taken her 1:1 classroom experience to the coaching side. She is now an iCoach, instructional coach, where she travels between eight buildings working with teachers to effectively integrate iPads and MacBooks into the curriculum. She is the district leader of iSWAT... Read More →


Wednesday July 20, 2016 2:35pm - 3:40pm
Stuart - 4th Floor Boston Park Plaza