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Friday, December 2 • 8:45am - 11:30am
Beautiful Work

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 When a student finishes her schooling and enters the adult world, she will judged for the rest of her life by two things: the quality of her character and the quality of her work. In spite of this, schools—even very good schools—feel the pressures of coverage and testing and can spend very little time compelling and supporting students to do exemplary work. What would it look like if students saw their mission at school as creating beautiful work? This is a hands-on workshop in which we will discuss and examine beautiful student work across subjects and grade levels, examine the classrooms that work came from, and discuss the conditions that make that work possible. 

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Ron Berger

Practitioner/Educator, EL Education
Ron is the Chief Academic Officer for the non-profit school improvement network EL Education, a national network of over 160 public project-based schools in 30 states. EL helps to found public high schools in low-income communities - district and charter - that send all graduates to college, and help to transform existing public schools K-12 toward high student achievement, character and citizenship. Their work is centered on professional... Read More →


Friday December 2, 2016 8:45am - 11:30am
Waterplace I

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