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6. Kansas MTSS and District Session [clear filter]
Wednesday, September 11

8:30am CDT

Designing a Framework that Cultivated Visible Learning
Response to Intervention (RTI) and Multi-tiered System of Supports (MTSS) frameworks are utilized across the nation. RTI is a component of MTSS and currently ranks near the top of influences in the Visible Learning research and can triple the speed of learning. Success in these models can vary between districts and schools dependent upon how the framework is designed and implemented. In this session, you learn about how about how the Visible Learning Research and mainframes are interwoven with an effective MTSS framework.

Wednesday September 11, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am CDT
Ballroom E

8:30am CDT

Reading is For Everyone: Reading Leaders, Coaches and Teachers Discuss the Essential Components of Building a Mult-Tiered Reading System
Most elementary and many secondary teachers are expected to teach their students reading skills; however, many feel unprepared or at a loss for what systems need to be in place to best meet the needs of their students. As a profession, we must consider how to support teachers and and create systems to best meet the needs of students. Coaches, Principals and teachers from Kansas schools will share their expertise as they have implemented a Multi-tiered Reading System and their suggestions for supporting teachers through the process. Bring questions and hear from these panelists that are making reading happen for everyone.

Wednesday September 11, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am CDT
Redbud B

8:30am CDT

The Skills that Matter: Embedding Assertiveness Instruction into Middle School Classrooms
This session will feature how one Kansas MTSS middle school provided assertiveness instruction schoolwide, including practice with feedback in numerous classrooms. Specific instructional practices and activities from various classrooms will be shared, as well as important take-aways for quality implementation. After embedding assertiveness instruction within course content for 3-6 weeks, Kansas teachers have seen student increases in classroom engagement, more productive collaborative learning, balanced participation of all students in class discussions, higher levels of empathy, ownership over academics, increased advocacy, and the ability to speak up in difficult situations. Students have been able to generalize this learning to improve relationships with peers, teachers, and family members. During this session, we will share free resources, discuss implementation challenges, and give away a book or two. Together, we can develop socially and emotionally engaged, career-equipped, lifelong learners.

Wednesday September 11, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am CDT
Cypress B
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