Your Name and Title:
Michael Simkins, Ed.D., Consulting Director


School or Organization Name:
TICAL

Area of the World from Which You Will Present:
California, USA


Language in Which You Will Present:
English


Target Audience(s):
Any and all who are interested


Short Session Description (one line):
A conversation with veteran educator Michael Simkins


Full Session Description (as long as you would like):

There's an old saying, "Everything old is new again."  In the United States, with the adoption by most states of the Common Core Standards, the pendulum seems to be swinging again, this time from a myopic focus on direct instruction to openness to any and all instructional approaches that will accomplish the ultimate goal of college and career readiness.  There are a host of teaching models that got lost during the "No Child Left Behind" years that are a perfect match for the new standards.  Join this conversation with veteran educator Michael Simkins in which he'll share some of his favorite teaching moments and how they might play out in today's context, infused with relevant technology.

Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session:

http://portical.org/classics/

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