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December 5–9, 2015

Plan now to join us this December in Washington, DC.

Learning Forward's 2015 Annual Conference is the best investment you can make to elevate your practice and promote effective professional learning in your school, district, state, or organization. Learn from the leaders in the field. Experience inspiring keynotes and cutting-edge thought leaders, dynamic general sessions and interactive learning designs, and form lasting professional relationships.

Learning Forward Virginia proudly presents:
Designing Inquiring Minds Workshop
with Ron Nash and Jenny Sue Flannagan
Where: Chesterfield County Public Schools Thomas Fulghum Conference Center, 13900 Hull Street, Midlothian, VA 23112

When: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 from 8:30am – 3:15pm

Cost: $99.00 Discounts available to school divisions sending 10 or more registrants. Please contact lfvaconfreg@gmail.com for details.

Audience: All K-8 Educators

Please Note: Breakfast and Lunch will be on your own. Please come prepared by bringing items that will meet your individual needs.

For More Information: Flyer  |  Agenda & Directions

Join your colleagues from across Virginia at Learning Forward Virginia's Designing Inquiring Minds workshop on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at the Chesterfield County Public Schools Thomas Fulghum Conference Center. This five-hour workshop is led by Ron Nash and Jenny Sue Flannagan, well-known educators across Virginia.

Active engagement is a necessary component in the learning process. Working collaboratively, students can conduct the kind of authentic research that begins with observation and wonder. Jenny Sue Flannagan and Ron Nash will model activities that harness the power of your students' inquiring minds.

The Active Classroom by Ron Nash Ron Nash's book, The Active Classroom, will be available for purchase at the conference for a special conference price of $25, normally selling for $31.95.

Checks and/or cash will be accepted. Sorry no credit cards or purchase orders.

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Learning Forward Spring webinar series kicks off!!
Join authors and leaders in the field each Thursday throughout the spring for webinars on key topics that will prepare you to successfully implement professional learning that increases teaching effectiveness and student achievement. With topics for teacher leaders, school leaders and system leaders, our spring webinars series will help you get results with powerful professional learning.

Webinars are free for Learning Forward members. Nonmembers may attend one webinar for $20, or three for $50. Members also get access to our complete archive of webinars, and can participate in facilitated online discussions and other activities following each webinar on the Learning Exchange. Not a member? Become one now!

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Active Learning: Off the Bench and Into the Game
Ron Nash
Ron Nash is the author of the Corwin bestseller The Active Classroom (2008), along with The Active Teacher (2009), and The Active Mentor (2010). Nash's professional career in education has included teaching social studies at the middle and high school levels.

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