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December 5–9, 2015

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

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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.

Volunteer for Learning Forward's Annual Conference to be held Dec 5-9, 2015, at the Gaylord Conference and Convention Center, National Harbor. Click here.

National Harbor Sights and AttractionsLooking For...Attractions & Restaurants near the Gaylord at the National Harbor? You'll feel like you're sitting on top of the world when you experience National Harbor's newest attraction, The Capital Wheel! Shop over 85 brands at Tanger Outlets and experience the area's outstanding Waterfront Dining!! National Harbor also sits amid a variety of gorgeous outdoor spaces with abounty of Biking/Walking Trails near D.C. and Old Town Alexandria.

Learning Forward Virginia hosted:
Designing Inquiring Minds Workshop
with Ron Nash and Jenny Sue Flannagan
This workshop provided participants with strategies, activities, and techniques that fosters active engagement. Students can then conduct the kind of authentic research that begins with exploring and observation.

Some Take Aways

"Teach people......not just content."
"Telling isn't teaching."
"Part of teaching is helping students learn how to tolerate ambiguity, consider possibilities, and ask questions."

To Learn More

Contact Ron at - www.ronnashandassociates.com
Contact Jenny Sue - at www.justsimplescience.com

Apple Federal Credit UnionMany thanks go to Apple Federal Credit Union Education Foundation who provided scholarships for 20 new teachers to attend Designing Inquiring Minds.
These teachers were from school divisions who are members of the Teachers Induction Network. Thank you AFCUEF!!
Other Conferences in Virginia

Center for the Collaborative Classroom
Fall/Winter 2015-2016 Virginia Literacy Workshops
Join us to experience interactive learning and deep conversations designed for K-6 educators, coaches, and administrators. Participants will explore the instructional shifts necessary to meet the rigorous demands of the standards, and to ensure students become engaged and proficient readers as well as prolific and thoughtful writers. Save the Date Flyer

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