Jennifer Gonzalez is a National Board Certified Teacher with over 10 years of classroom experience, most of which was spent teaching middle school language arts, and the rest at the college level, where she trained pre-service teachers. In 2013, she created the website Cult of Pedagogy, where she works full-time to help teachers perfect the art of teaching.
What really makes a difference in teaching? There are many factors that have a powerful impact, but when it comes to that 45-to 90-minute block of time we set aside for instruction, what activities actually move the needle on learning? This session explores four rock-solid truths backed by research on how people learn. These laws apply to every subject area and grade level, and if you follow them when planning lessons, you’ll be a lot more likely to make some real learning happen for students.