Teach to Reach Every Reader: Motivating Students through Differentiated Instruction

AUG 20, 2020

In this webinar recording, we'll cover:

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    Understand how motivation and self-regulated learning intersect with culturally relevant pedagogy and differentiated instruction

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    Scale differentiated instruction using quality criteria for every task with every teacher

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    Recognize key concepts to reaching every reader when teaching online and in person

Speaker Details

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Dan Cogan-Drew

Co-Founder and Chief Academic Officer, Newsela

Dan brings twenty-plus years of professional experience spent working towards a more perfect union of teaching, learning and technology. Prior to Newsela, Dan was the founding Director of Digital Learning at Achievement First Public Charter Schools, where he spearheaded the integration of digital learning technologies across the network. He began his education career in Teach for America and went on to teach in public and private schools, as well as in the US Navy. He holds degrees from Wesleyan University, Brown University, and Tufts University.

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Dr. Rhonda Bondie

Director of Professional Learning at Harvard Graduate School of Education

Rhonda Bondie is the director of professional learning and a lecturer on education in several programs including the Harvard Teacher Fellows (HTF) program. Throughout her career, she has focused on ensuring all learners are valued, engaged, and stretched in inclusive classrooms. Bondie began teaching as an artist-in-residence and then spent over 20 years in urban public schools as both a special and general educator.

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